MEDICINAL PLANTS BOARD AND NATIONAL MEDICINAL PLANTS BOARD
The National Medicinal Plants Board nucleus center independently established under the Department of Environment and Forest is in the year of 2016-17. From 2001 onwards National Medicinal Plants Board, New Delhi provided financial assistance to the Lakshadweep Medicinal Plants Board for the conservation and maintenance of medicinal plants in Lakshadweep. The objectives of the nucleus center were set up infrastructure and man power under central sector scheme “national Mission on medicinal plants. The NMPB nucleus center, is the Central scheme for the “Conservation Development and Sustainable Management of Medicinal Plants”. After the establishment of NMPB nucleus center, the medicinal plants conservation sector of Lakshadweep has really strengthened.