CIMAP course on economically important medicinal, aromatic plants from Jan 9-13, 2023

Training will be provided to 50 participants on first-come-first-serve basis

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)-Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CIMAP), Lucknow provides training and guidance to farmers and entrepreneurs for commercial cultivation of medicinal and aromatic plants (MAPs).

As part of its Aroma Mission Phase-II, CIMAP will be organising the ‘Skill-cum-technology upgradation programme on cultivation and primary processing of economically important medicinal and aromatic plants’ from January 9 to 13, 2023. The institute is conducting the training at its headquarters in Lucknow.


Objectives of the course

To enhance practical knowledge on improved cultivation techniques, varieties of economically-important medicinal and aromatic crops like tulsi, ashwagandha, kalmegh, geranium, mint, lemongrass, palmarosa, vetiver, patchouli and chamomile, etc.

To demonstrate the improved distillation and primary processing technologies and various methods, nursery raising techniques, proper storage and its utilisation of medicinal and aromatic plants in various industries, etc.


Course features

  • Duration: January 9-13, 2023
  • Timing: 10 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.
  • Venue: CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
  • Intake: 50 participants
  • Fee: Rs 5,000 (day boarding)
  • Last date for registration: December 31, 2022 (5:00 pm)

Note: After filling of all seats, registration will be closed before the last date.


Course content

  • Activities of CIMAP
  • Medicinal and aromatic plants suitable for eastern, central and western parts of the country.
  • Improved cultivation techniques of economically important medicinal and aromatic plants with their economics.
  • Demonstration of nursery raising techniques of important medicinal and aromatic plants.
  • Postharvest processing techniques and various methods of distillation of herbal plants.
  • Crop rotation & intercropping.
  • Integrated insect pest management in medicinal and aromatic plants.
  • Proper storage of essential oils and medicinal herbs.
  • Marketing aspects of essential oils and medicinal herbs.
  • Certificate will be provided after successful completion of the training programme.


Who should participate?

This skill cum-technology up-gradation training programme will be useful for existing and new farmers, entrepreneurs, distillers, exporters/importers, perfumers and corporate houses for farming/contract farming, processing, value addition etc.


About accommodation/stay

Participants who wish to stay in CIMAP Fragrance Guest House during the training period must send a separate request email to The nominal rate will be charged separately by the guest house authority.


Course fee: Rs 5,000

The fee includes day-boarding (morning-tea, lunch and evening tea) and a training kit with technical course material. The fee is payable online in favour of the Director, CIMAP, Lucknow.


Bank detail (for online transfer)

Account number:  30267691783 (saving)

Name of account holder: Director, CIMAP

Branch name & address: State Bank of India, Main Branch, Hazratganj, Lucknow

Branch code: 000125; IFSC code of branch: SBIN0000125; MICR code of bank: 226002002


Coordinator: Sanjay Kumar, Senior Principal Scientist, Technology Dissemination & Computational Biology (TDCB)


Office phones: 0522-2718598, 9415006694


Contact persons

Deepak Kumar Verma (phone: 8840018125, 0522-2718596)

Manoj Kumar Yadav (phone: 9454225030, 0522-2718599)

Phone: 0522-2718694, 2718606, 2718598



For more details, interested persons may also visit the institute website

Note: The bank/online receipt along with the registration form with a valid photo ID may be sent to email id: and original documents must be carried at the time of registration on January 9, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. at the venue.


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