The Directorate ofCinchona and OtherMedicinal Plants started ...More
The Directorate ofCinchona and OtherMedicinal Plants startedfunctioning since 1862,right from foot hills toan altitude of 1800 meterin the hilly terrain ofDarjeelingdistrict.
Initially there wasonly Directorate ofCinchona, later theDirectorate of MedicinalPlants was created in theearly 1950 and these twoDirectorates wereultimately amalgamated toa single Directorate in1968. Less
The Directorate of Cinchona and Other Medicinal Plants started functioning since 1862, right from foot hills to an altitude of 1800 meter in the hilly terrain of Darjeeling district.
Initially there was only Directorate of Cinchona, later the Directorate of Medicinal Plants was created in the early 1950 and these two Directorates were ultimately amalgamated to a single Directorate in 1968.