The Minister for AYUSH inaugurated the Regional Raw Drug Repository (RRDR) today at All India Institute
of Ayurveda, New Delhi.
This RRDR is the second in the series of repositories proposed by National Medicinal Plants Board (NMPB),
Ministry of AYUSH and will be dedicated to the Trans-Ganga Plain Region.
In order to document the diversity in the genetics and chemistry of medicinal plants, eight RRDR and one NRDR
have been proposed by Ministry of AYUSH. Out of them, three Regional Raw Drug Repositories are ready.
RRDR for Trans- Ganga Plain Region covers four states -Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and Punjab. This RRDR
would play a stellar role in collection, documentation, and authentication of raw drugs collected largely from the
respective agro-climatic region.