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The Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Department of Agriculture Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, Govt. of India launched a Central Sector Scheme titled 'Development of Beekeeping for Improving Crop Productivity' during the VIII plan (1994-95). The scheme had various components covering R&D, production & distribution of honey bee colonies, organizing trainings and awareness programmes and support for setting up honey processing plant, etc. A Beekeeping Development Board also functioned under the Chairpersonship of Secretary (A & C) to coordinate the Beekeeping activities.


News / Events

Implementation of SMR & Foreign Oligosaccharides tests in honey.
Details of four posts of Consultant to be hired under NBHM on contract basis.
Seeking proposals from Chartered Accountants firms/companies for auditing the annual accounts, etc. of National Bee Board (NBB) for two financial years 2019-20 and 2020-21.
Vacancy Circular for Engagement of Consultant in National Bee Board (NBB).
Matters relating to Moisture content in Indian Honey.
Minutes of the Meeting to discuss the strategy for implementation of model for empowerment of women through beekeeping held on 07.06.2018 at 11.00 A.M.
Minutes of the Meeting to discuss the strategy for implementation of project for empowerment of women through beekeeping held on 12.07.2018 at 11.00 A.M.
Five Freedoms of Honeybees
e-Book on Achievements of MOA&FW in Last 4 Years (Hindi), Pocket Book Large Book
Minutes of the Meeting to discuss the issues of involvement and empowerment of women through beekeeping and strategy for implementation of activity under proposed National Beekeeping & Honey Mission (NBHM) held on 28.05.2018 at 11.30 A.M.
Year-wise details of Honey Production for last 6 Years (2012-13 to 2017-18)
Financing Beekeeping activities/project by banks. ( Hindi / English )
Minutes of meeting to discuss the strategy of implementation and review of progress of Integrated Beekeeping Development Centers (IBDCs)/ Centers of Excellence (CoEs) held on 17.03.2017 at 11:00 A.M.
Minutes for the Technical Committee Meeting of the Central Seed Certification Board (CSCB) under the Chairmanship of Dr. S.K. Malhotra, Agriculture & Horticulture Commissioner held on 28.03.2017 at 12:00 noon.
Minutes of the Meeting held on 02.02.17 at 10.00 AM to discuss details for developing data base for beekeeping and honesty production in the country.
Printing of Booklet containing Advisories, Good Beekeeping Practices, Guidelines for Registration of Beekeepers.
Implementation of various activities / programmes by National Bee Board for development of Scientific Beekeeping in the country under the MIDH Scheme of Govt. of India – seeking proposals for the same.
मधुमक्‍खीपालन को पहली बार मिली दस करोड़ रूपए की राशि - श्री राधा मोहन ने किया मधुमक्‍खी से संबंधित पत्रिका का विमोचन.
Beekeeping training programmes at a glance.
Technology Induction in bee migration unit in association with NCCD.
The National Bee Board becomes Associate Member of Apimondia.
Free insurance coverage to beekeepers.
Propagation of scientific beekeeping amongst forest dwellers & fringe communities.
National Bee Board - Shri Sushil Kumar Singla, Director(HMNEH)