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FRO Trainees visits CBTC

FRO Trainees from Hyderabad visits CBTC.

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International women's day celebration at CBTC

The International Women's Day was celebrated along with a One-day Awareness workshop on Bamboo shoot processing Training at CBTC, Burnihat, Assam.

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Consultation on bamboo development

A consultative meeting on “Bamboo Development and Way Forward in the North East” was held on 24th January at CBTC, Byrnihat

Lamp lighting by Dr Jitendra Singhji
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Workshop on bamboo held at J&K

Work­shop-cum-exhibition on Bamboo with the aim of creating opportunities for the sus­tainable development in Jammu and Kash­mir


CBTC has been providing free of cost training to bamboo artisans and bamboo lovers and entrepreneurs.


CBTC provides technical consultancy to various bamboo entrepreneurs and organizations in for production or DPRs.


CBTC provides marketing support to bamboo Artisans and entrepreneurs through participation in National and International exhibitions


CBTC is the Bamboo Technical Support Group (BTSG) for eastern India and connected internationally with other organizations.


“What an extraordinary cruise down one of the historical rivers of the world. The scenery was superb and the conversations as good. It was a special pleasure to see the cloth and bamboo products of Assam. We hope that they will find their market in India and all around the globe.”
Robert D. Blackwill, Former US Ambasssador to India.
“I take it as a privilege to see the exquisite designs of bamboo boards which I think is the first of its kind in the country. I praise the designers wholeheartedly. I wish them the best of the best in future in their endeavor to building an era of bamboo.”
G Malawm Dawngliana, Joint Director, Directorate of Industries, Government of Mizoram, Aizawl
“It is unbelievable, wonderful magic of bamboo. If the technology is introduced in the Northeast, it will be a grooved success.”
H. Goswami, Deputy Resident Commissioner, Government of Manipur, Guwahati
“It is unbelievable what we can do with bamboo to us, in the Northeast. Bamboo is associated with the life of the people. This exhibition has shown Bamboo and beyond and how to industrialize Northeast with bamboo alone and improve the lot of the people of the Northeast. Thanks to the effort of M.P. Ranjan and his students. Congrats!”
Dr Jayanta Madhab, Former Chairman, NEDFi
“Indeed educative and the service rendered by the CBTC would go a long way in revolutionising Bamboo & Cane industry in the North East India and country at large.”
Dr S.N. Hegde, Director, State Forests Research Institute (SFRI), Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh
“We salute CBTC for creating a beginning in cane & Bamboo Crafts in the North East. However, it is not at all sufficient, we want to learn many more! Please bring the related machineries at this time of exhibition. Give as detail Techno-feasibility knowhow. Please organize a value added marketing network throughout the region. The North Easterners may spruce up expert talents. Congrats, well done. Best wishes.”
Mrs. & Mr. N.N. Zhasa, CF, Rain Forest Research Institute (RFRI), Deovan, Jorhat, Assam
“The abundant bamboo cover is also instrumental in providing employment to the numerous skilled crafts worker of the region, though research is still nascent as compared to other South East Asian countries, where bamboo forms the basis of the revenue.”
Mukut Mithi, Former Chief Minister, Arunachal Pradesh
“Bamboo will totally revolutionize the economy of Mizoram.”
Zoramthanga, Former Chief Minister, Mizoram
“Excellent work is being done by the Cane and Bamboo Technology Centre. Here lies the practical solution to problems of NE based on local resources.”
K K Mittal, DGET, Ministry of Labour, Govt of India
“I was really impressed with the products made of bamboo. It needs to promote in other cities of the country. I am sure, Cane and Bamboo Technology Centre will play a pivotal role in promoting the same.”
I.S. Jha, Executive Director( NERTS), Power Grid Corporation of India Limited
“Excellent bamboo suggestions and a very interesting range of products. Hope to see you soon in Kenya.”
Liam O’ Meana & Debbie Chappat, The Bamboo Trading Co. Ltd, Kenya


Cane and Bamboo Technology Center (CBTC)
13th Mile, G.S. Road
Burnihat 781023


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