MDHP is going to establish a Stevia Extraction Plant in Kondagaon with the collaboration of CSIR
Today, when the whole world suffers from fatal and common ailments such as diabetes, the best alternative to sugar has emerged as Stevia, But the bitterness of Stevia’s leaves made it a hindrance. Maa Danteshwari Herbal Group and the Government of India’s Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) join the hands together to the solution of this problem, and both are develop a new and special species of bitternessless Stevia. Now the new species of Stevia is being harvested and extortion unit is going to be planted in Kondagaon. According to Dr. Rajaram Tripathi, Head of Maa Danteshwari Herbal Group, this factory will be started in Kondagaon in the first phase and after that it will be established in Maharashtra. At present, more than 400 farmers in Kondagaon are engaged in cultivating the bitternessless stevia of these new species. According to Dr Tripathi, due to the fact of this factory, there is a huge potential for employment and farming in the area. The objective is to cultivate stevia in 10 thousand acres of land within a year. For this, the state government of Chhattisgarh should also be responsible for encouraging farmers to cultivate stevia so that the cultivation of staviia has emerged as a stronghold of Chhattisgarh and farmers here can get a great agricultural option.