Aparna Lucknow, India 601 Questions 0 Answers 0 Best Answers 678 Points View Profile Aparna Asked: October 2, 20212021-10-02T23:03:38+05:30 2021-10-02T23:03:38+05:30In: GENERAL What is Botanical Survey of India (BSI)? What is Botanical Survey of India (BSI)? current affairsinternational organisation Share Facebook 1 Answer Recent 0 Questions 518 Answers 176 Best Answers 0 Points View Profile [Deleted User] 2021-10-02T23:44:01+05:30Added an answer on October 2, 2021 at 11:44 pm Botanical Survey of India (BSI) It is the apex research organization under the MoEF&CC for carrying out taxonomic and fl oristic studies on wild plant resources of the country. It was established on 13th February 1890. Sir George King, the then Superintendent of the ‘Royal Botanic Garden’ Calcutta was appointed as the First ex-offi cio Honorary Director of the BSI. After independence, the department was reorganised in 1954 by the Government of India as a part of the scientific c development of the country. Its functional base was further expanded to include various new areas. The prime objectives are to undertake intensive fltouristic surveys and collect accurate and detailed information on the occurrence, distribution, ecology, and economic utility of plants in the country. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerCancel replyYou must login or register to add a new answer. Related Questions What is Pathalgadi? What is Bodo Accord?
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