About The Board
Initially, the board was constituted on 7th Nov 2011 but started functioning since 5th February 2002 with a view to promoting cultivation, conservation and marketing o medicinal plants in Arunachal Pradesh. The purpose of creating the board for the sector was aimed to provide more flexibility compared to the various department of the state. The board started functioning under the overall umbrella of the Health Department through a core group comprising of Hon’ble Minister (Health and Family Welfare) – cum Chairman, Secretary (Health & Family Welfare) – cum Vice Chairman and Member Secretary and was later shifted to Dep’t. of Environment & Forest in 2007. The functions under a full time Chairman with PCCF & Prin. Secy. As Vice Chairman, along with a Member Secretary and Research Officer (scientist) on the board.