About Us

A Mission setup by the Government of Nagaland for the promotion and development of beekeeping and honey enterprise in the State of Nagaland.

To harness the potential of beekeeping of the state and to implement programs and policies aimed at fulfilling the economic, social and environmental objectives through beekeeping and honey development in the State, Government of Nagaland has launched ‘Nagaland Beekeeping and Honey Mission’ during 2007-08. The Mission is registered as a Society under the Registration of Societies Act, 1860. NBHM is the nodal agency for implementing all the beekeeping and honey development schemes in Nagaland.

Our Aim & Objective

To create a roadmap for promotion and development of honey and implement programs and policies which are aimed at fulfilling the economic, social and environmental objectives through Beekeeping and Honey enterprise.

Our Mission

TO PROMOTE

scientific bee keeping management practices and value addition by creating awareness and imparting training for skill and knowledge

CREATE PRODUCTION

zones by involving all sections of people, especially in rural areas.

WORK WITH

the government to evolve policies that strengthen our approach.

RESEARCH UNDERTAKINGS

to prepare a menu of best practices on all aspects of bee keeping.

STRATEGIC FOCUS

on industrialization and creating linkages with national and international market that is demand driven.

ALL THESE

shall be achieved with a participatory approach in a mission mode.

Key Interventions

AWARENESS CREATION & PUBLICITY

Organizing sensitization campaigns in villages/blocks/district HQs on the importance of Bees & Beekeeping. Organizing National/State/District level Seminar. Distribution of Literatures, brochures/pamphlets etc. Road site hoarding. News Bulletins, TV/Radio talks etc. to educate people about the benefits of bees/beekeeping & honey.

Conducting survey/studies

on different honey bee species, bee flora, potentials of honey production, behavior of bees and climatic adaptation

CAPACITY BUILDING & SKILL UPGRADATION

Providing basic hands-on beekeeping training to select group of beekeepers. Free distribution of scientific tools & equipment’s to the trainees. Organizing exposure trips to successful beekeeping units. Organizing advance training course to para apiarist.

BEEKEEPING DEVELOPMENT & PROMOTIONAL ACTIVITIES

Support to beekeepers for establishing scientific hives. Constitution of Village Beekeeping Committees (VBKC). Empowering the VBKC to take decisions for promotion of beekeeping activities All support of the Mission are channelized through the VBKCs.

POST HARVEST MANAGEMENT & MARKET LINKAGE

Establishing Common Facility Centers (CFC) in successful beekeeping villages. Facilitating quality control, value addition and certification of honey. Establishment of Honey testing laboratory and processing units Organizing exhibitions and honey festivals. it.

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