Maharashtra Bamboo Development Board (MBDB), Bamboo Society of India and Vanrai Foundation will jointly celebrate the World Bamboo Day on September 18 by organising a programme at Baburao Dhanwate Sabhagruha, Near Shankar Nagar Square at 11 am.
YLP Rao, Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (Head of Forest Force), Maharashtra, will be chief guest of the function while Dr Girish Gandhi, Trustee of the foundation, will preside over it. M Shrinivasa Rao, Managing Director of MBDB, will be the guest of honour.
Prominent personalities from bamboo sector including Dr R N Pandey from Bamboo Technology Park, Assam, Manan Patel, Director, Bhavya Srishti Udyog Pvt Ltd., Sunil Joshi, Founder of Institute of Village Enterprise Development for Handicraft Artisans. And Priyanka Khandelwal, Founder, BING Studios, will express their views on enrichment in bamboo resource management, innovations to bamboo industry, making bamboo industries performing enterprises and the market connect respectively, informs Ajay Patil, who has been elected as Chairman of Vidarbha chapter of Bamboo Society of India along with new Governing Council on Friday.