Government of India notifies establishment of National Turmeric Board

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The Government of India on 4 October notified the constitution of the National Turmeric Board. The National Turmeric Board will focus on the development and growth of turmeric and turmeric products in the country.

The National Turmeric Board will provide leadership on turmeric related matters, augment the efforts, and facilitate greater coordination with Spices Board and other Government agencies in development and growth of the turmeric sector.

The Board will leverage to further increase awareness and consumption, develop new markets internationally to increase exports, promote research and development into new products. The Board will also promote quality and food safety standards and adherence to such standards.