DAINIK NATION BUREAU
Chief Secretary Utpal Kumar Singh visited Centre for Aromatic Plants (CAP), Selaqui on Saturday. He instructed them to complete the construction work of the Aroma Processing and Perfumery Lab as soon as possible. He instructed that to procure necessary equipment on priority basis and motivate more and more farmers for the cultivation of all aromatic crops. While inspecting a Perfumery Lab he instructed the CAP scientists that in this lab, research work regarding Uttarakhand’s local aromatic weed.
On this occasion, C Ravi Shankar, Managing Director, SIIDCUL, suggested that an outlet of all products should also be prepared so that the visitors coming to the center could get all the products at one place. Dr. Narpinder Chauhan, Director of the Center informed them about aromatic crops, such as Lemon grass, Citronella, Geranium, Mint, Tulsi, Damske Gulab etc besides distillation plant, polyhouse and greenhouse. Subsequently, information about processing of all products such as Bhanjira, Tejpat in the Super Critical Fluid Extraction Unit, established in the newly built Aroma Processing Center was given.
On this occasion Dr. Hema Lohani, senior scientist, Dr. Sunil Sah, Scientist C, RK Yadav, Scientist ‘B’, Dr S Zafar Haider, Scientist and other CAP personnel were present.