The scheme National Bamboo Mission (NBM) was launched as a Centrally Sponsored Scheme in 2006-07 and was subsumed under Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH) during 2014-15 and continued till 2015-16. The scheme was restructured and launched in 2018- 19 with following objectives.
* To increase the area under bamboo plantation in non forest Government and private lands.
* To improve post-harvest management through establishment of innovative primary processing units near the source of production.
* To promote skill development, capacity building, awareness generation for development of bamboo sector from production to market demand.