India exports MFPs and their various value added variants worth around US$850Mnannually. SHEFEXIL stands committed to enhance this scope.
SHEFEXIL helps in maintenance of broodlac farms and distribution of free broodlac to needy cultivators, besides popularising cultivation of other MFPs as a regular process. SHEFEXIL guides entrepreneurs to manufacture lac based products, besides other MFPs and their value added products. SHEFEXIL maintains laboratories at different centers for quality control, aids product diversification and development, and promotes domestic consumption.
The minor Forest Products under the aegis of Shefexil include:
- Vegetable Sap &amp;amp; Extracts
- Guar Gum
- Sesame Seeds
- Vegetable Oil Cakes &amp;amp; Others
- Other Vegetable Materials
- Niger Seeds
List of items covered under Minor Forest Produce which are under the purview of Shellac Export Promotion Council, Kolkata and included under Vishesh Krishi Upaj Yojana scheme.
Links for Minor Forest Products