Minor Forest Produce
Minor Forest Produce (MFP) is all non-timber forest produce of plant origin and includes bamboo, brushwood, stumps, canes, Tusser, cocoon, honey, waxes, Lac, tendu/kendu leaves, medicinal plants and herbs, roots, tuber and the like.
Bamboo is extracted departmentally from the coupes on a 3 year cycle and it is transported to Govt. Depots and sold in public auctions after giving wide publicity.
Majority of the MFP is leased out by the department to Girijan Cooperative Corporation for collection and sale on payment of royalty to the department. The following are the MFP items leased out to the Girijan Cooperative Corporation:
|S.No.||Name of the Commodity|
|5||Amla fruit and seed|
|8||Rock bee honey|
|10||Kusum oil seed|
|15||Nuxvomica fruit and seed|
|16||Rungam fruit and seed|
|17||Rauwolfia serpantina roots|
|20||Gum karaya, Gum tiruman, other gums|
|21||Tamarind shell, seeded, deseeded, green|