34 plants and medicinal products exhibited at the Regional Museum of Natural History

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): 34 plants of medicinal importance are exhibited with their products at the Regional Museum of Natural History (RMNH) in Bhopal.

Plants included Amaltaas, Imli, Sehjan, Malkagni, Neer Brahmi, Nirgundi, Shatavari, Sarpagandha, Jamun, Aola, Harad, Badahar, Gudahal, Sita ashok, Arjun, Mahua, Vilb, Karanj, Semal, Bargad, Pakhar, Kabeet, Jangal Jalebi, Kachnar, Adusa, Harshringar, Giloy, Kaalmegh, Bhuiaola, Mandukaparni, Neem, Molshri and Khirni.

It is part of a temporary exhibition on the theme “Importance of medicinal plants for human life”, which started on Thursday. The exhibition is organized by RMNH in association with Hitendra Kumar Ram from Atal Bihari Vajpayee Hindi University, Bhopal to celebrate the “World Nature Conservation Day” which falls on July 28th.

The main guest of the event, Prof. Khem Singh Deheriya, Vice Chancellor of Atal Bihari Vajpayee Hindi University, Bhopal, opened the exhibition.

In addition to this exhibition, the museum held an essay writing competition on the theme “Nurture Our Nature” to raise students’ awareness of nature conservation. 104 students from 9th to 10th grade from 21 schools in Bhopal participated in this contest.

During the program, scientist in charge of the museum Manoj Kumar Sharma; Scientist-C, Beenish Rafat; Scientist-C, Manik Lal Gupta; Hitendra Kumar Ram from Atal Bihari Vajpayi Hindi University, Bhopal, Pradeep Nandi from NCHSE, Bhopal, Mohd. Khalic from Bhopal Birds; teachers and museum staff were present.

Rafat coordinated the temporary exhibition and Manik Lal Gupta, Scientist-C coordinated the essay writing competition.

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Alvin J. Chase