Shimla, Jagran Correspondent. Herbal Gardens in HP Schools, The schools in the state will now smell of herbal plants. Along with this, the properties of medicinal plants will be told to the students of government schools. This work will be completed in collaboration with the State Medical Plant Board. In the first phase, 136 schools of Himachal have been selected for setting up herbal gardens. Two schools each have been selected from each assembly constituency.

A letter in this regard has been issued by Sanjeev Sood, Additional Director (Administrative) of Higher Education Department. The budget will be released by the ministry to develop herbal gardens in the selected schools. If this experiment of herbal garden is successful then other schools will also be brought under its ambit. Schools where herbal gardens will be built will have security walls and irrigation systems. The herbal garden should have an area of ​​500 square meters. Priority will be given to make herbal gardens in schools where there will be so much space. After receiving the report from the districts, the list of schools will be sent by the Directorate to the center through the AYUSH department of the state.

This would be the advantage of making herbal garden

Students and their parents will get information about medicinal plants easily. You will be able to learn home remedies for various diseases from medicinal plants like sweet neem, amla, tulsi etc. Plants like Kadamba, Ashok, Arjun, Bhringraj, Mulethi, Vajradanti, Sarpagandha will be planted in the scheme. The students will be given information about the properties of these plants.

Edited By: Virender Kumar