Friday, May 29, 2009

Technologies from NEIST

RRl, Jorhat , now renamed as North-East Institute of Science & Technology has been known outside North Esat for its VSK Mini plant with 39 plants. In states of North East, they have developed and transferred technologies for several aromatic plants, important is Citronella cultivated over 3400 hecters producing 360 tonnnes of oil every year. The economic crops developed at the lab (to some extent )changed the environmentally damaging practice of shifting cultivation-Jhum.See for list of technologies available at

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