Project BOLD by KVIC and BSF

The project was initiated by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), which is part of the Ministry of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises.
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Updated: Jul 30, 2021 04:41:35 pm

30 July 2021 Current Affairs:KVIC and BSF launch Project BOLD in Jaisalmer to combat desertification and boost the rural economy.

About BOLD:
♦ The project called "Bamboo Oasis on Drought Lands" (BOLD) is the first exercise of its kind in India and was launched on July 4, 2021 from the tribal village of Nichla Mandwa in Udaipur, Rajasthan.
♦ Project Bold is a one-of-a-kind scientific exercise with the dual national goals of reducing desertification and providing livelihood and multi-disciplinary rural industry.
♦ Its goal is to increase tribal peoples' income while also addressing environmental concerns.
♦ It is in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call to reduce land degradation and prevent desertification in the country by establishing bamboo-based green patches of land in arid and semi-arid areas.
♦ The project was initiated by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), which is part of the Ministry of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises.
♦ It has been launched as part of KVIC’s "Khadi Bamboo Festival" to celebrate the 75th anniversary of independence "Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav".
 
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