This Centre has the cherished objective to encourage the educated tribal pass-out students of KISS Deemed to be University, to get involved in recovery and conservation of traditional herbal medicine system. It also wants to impart technical expertise and share information at the village level with the self-help groups / Panchayats etc., so that proper cultivation / storing / marketing of the medicinal products can be made possible.
This Centre will work towards developing an effective micropropagation system for the mass production of indigenous medicinal plants. It will also take steps for the cultivation of traditional medicinal plants through organic farming and develop standardization through the chemical and molecular markers and patent therapeutic herbal products.
- This Centre will undertake documentation of ethnobotanical knowledge and validation of ethnobotanical data using in silico biological activity and toxicity prediction studies.
- It will take initiatives to establish a Green House on the KISS-DU premises for better research on medicinal herbs.