Aims and Objectives
The main aim of Karnataka Medicinal Plant Authority (KaMPA) is the
conservation, sustainable management and development of the medicinal plants in
Karnataka by increasing awareness, promoting and engaging in related
The main activity of KaMPA consists of implementation and
monitoring the National Medicinal Plant Board (NMPB), Government of India,
schemes through farmers and different institutions in the state.
and assist individuals, associations, group and institutions and affiliate
with them in the promotion of conservation, utilization and development of
medicinal plants in Karnataka.
implementing and monitoring NMPB schemes and programmes taken up by
Government departments, developmental organizations, agencies having
access to land and infrastructure for raising, collection, storage,
marketing and transportation of medicinal plants.
set up database containing quality standards, safety, efficacy, Good
Agriculture Practices (GAP), Good Collection Practices (GCP), Good Storage
Practices (GSP) and the uses of medicinal plants.
of in-situ and ex-situ conservation,
utilization and development of medicinal plants in Karnataka.
of co-operative efforts among growers, collectors and traders and assist
them to store, transport and market their medicinal plants or value added
research and development for domestication of wild medicinal plants,
development of agro-techniques, value addition, post harvest management,
storage and processing.
protect and safeguard the patent rights and Intellectual Property Rights,
local traditional knowledge of raising, collection and utilization of
medicinal plants in Karnataka State.