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Bamboo shoot processing training unit launched

A bamboo shoot processing training unit and a state-of-the-art video conferencing facility were inaugurated today at the Cane and Bamboo...

IES trainees visit CBTC

Trainees from Indian Economic Service (IES) visited CBTC office on February 28, 2020.

FRO Trainees from Hyderabad visits CBTC

A group of Forest Range Officer (FRO) Trainees from Telangana State Forest Academy, Dulapally, Hyderabad visited CBTC office on 5th February 2020...

International women's day celebration at CBTC

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

Slow production, increasing prices worry bamboo sector

The bamboo sector in the northeast is slowly becoming stagnant and production is going down, experts have said.

Tamreiyo Longvah, deputy...

Welcome to CBTC

CBTC was incorporated with the objective of organizing the hitherto untapped bamboo sector of NE India which is a significant occupant of its topography, culture and customary practices since time immemorial. CBTC involves its creativity and resource in talent scouting, training, technology sourcing, market linkage for giving a new age thrust to the age old bamboo sector. Keeping in mind the fast track changes in the global marketplace, contemporizing the traditional presentational aesthetics of bamboo end products receives our priority. In this never ending endeavor of CBTC to unleash a new dimension to bamboo of North East, we have set a benchmark to measure our impact. Unfailingly the apex index of our benchmark is: how many more homes did we add today to the bamboo grove of happiness and prosperity!

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What We Do?


CBTC provides consultancy to entrepreneurs and organizations


CBTC provides marketing support to bamboo Artisans and entrepreneurs


CBTC has been providing training to artisans and entrepreneurs.


CBTC partners with several national & international organizations.

What People Say About CBTC

“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, Assam


Phone: Dr. Shailendra Chaudhari, Managing Director: 9436227785

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