OBDA > FUNCTION OF OBDA
At state level, both programmes of National Bamboo Mission are implemented through Odisha Bamboo Development Agency. Besides the OBDA is entrusted with overall development of Bamboo sector in the State.
The functions are broadly summarized as below:
Bamboo Resource Regenaration ( Nurseries and Plantation)
Raising of nurseries
This may be in public sector ( Departmentally) or private sector (beneficiaries oriented) which are of two types :
Organization of Training and Workshop
Training may be imparted to Farmers & Field functionaries, involving D.F.O., D.B.D.A., Field Units of OBDA or other line Departments such as G.M., D.I.C. etc.
Skill Up gradation of Artisans
The focused areas are :
Common Facility Center (CFC)
These may be established through the Agency involved in training. The CFCs includes:
Promotion of Bamboo based industries and tecnnology with support of NBM
The focused areas are
Marketing support and Marketing linkage for bamboo based products
Project Based activities
Project based activities for Bamboo sector development shall be implemented with support of National Bamboo Mission (NBM), or other Agencies.