AIZAWL, April 25 - NITI Aaayog member Prof Ramesh Chand on Saturday urged the people and Government of Mizoram to exploit the bamboo resources for economic development.
Talking to media persons here, Chand said that the huge bamboo resources in the State should be harnessed by the people by extensive use of bamboo for building construction, furniture, dustbin and replacing polythene with bamboo.
He said that the maximum utilisation of bamboo and its products can revolutionise the State economy. He opined that the State was moving behind other States in Agro-forest sector and the NITI Aayog was ready to help Mizoram in promoting the sector. � PTI