Tripura to Use Bamboo in Building Construction
The Advanced Materials and Processes Research Institute (AMPRI) of Bhopal under Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has entered into an agreement with Tripura State Council for Science and Technology for propagating the use of bamboo in the building construction sector.
MoU has been signed on 2nd March for a joint venture project for making wood from bamboo promoting its use in construction process.
Bamboo is commonly used in Tripura and other north-eastern states to develop house and in other household activities.
However this is the first time AMPRI came up with a technology to make wood blocks from bamboo for better durability, finishing of the product, elegance and sustainable substitute of tree wood.