India’s highest altitude herbal park was inaugurated on August 21, 2021, at Mana village near the Indo-China border in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district. The herbal park is located at a height of 11,000 feet.
Mana village in Uttarakhand is the end Indian village in Chamoli joining China and is nearby to the famous Himalayan Temple of Badrinath.
The analysis wing of the forest department of Uttarakhand has acquired the herbal park over three acres of the land provided by Mana Van Panchayat, under the Union Government’s CAMPA (Compensatory Afforestation Fund Act, Scheme).
India’s highest herbal park: Key details
• The herbal park near the Indo-China border has approximately 40 species that are discovered in high-altitude mountainous areas in the Himalayan region.
• As per the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the State biodiversity Board, many of the classes in the Herbal Park are threatened and endangered. It covers many important medicinal herbs also.
|What are Herbal Parks? |
The herbal parks in India are the portion of the government’s attempts to preserve and save the herbs from reduction and extension. The park’s purpose is to preserve the country’s inherited system of medicines alive.