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Apiary on Wheels

Published: 17th Feb, 2020

Union Minister of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises has flagged off the Apiary on Wheels.

Context

  • Union Minister of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises has flagged off the Apiary on Wheels.
  • Apiary on Wheels is a unique concept designed by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC).
  • It aims to address the challenges faced by the beekeepers by easy upkeep and migration of Bee Boxes having live Bee colonies.
  • This initiative was launched as a part of the National Honey Mission.
    • The Honey Mission was launched in 2017 by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC).
    • Aim: To Provide sustainable employment and income to rural and urban unemployed youth by conserving the honeybee habitat and tapping untapped natural resources.
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