Aims & Objectives
Aims & Objectives of the Council
The prime objective of forming the Council is to promote the sector to achieve competency in the local and global context as well as to help the industry building capacities in the fields of human resources and acquiring technologies.
  • To promote and facilitate the export of medicinal plants and herbal products;
  • To assist for developing medicinal plants and herbal product sectors in Bangladesh;
  • To promote the industrial utilization of medicinal plants and herbal products;
  • To promote and disseminate useful information so as to enhance the contribution of the sector to the growth and development of the national economy;
  • To develop linkage with different institutions/enterprises at home and abroad for the improvement of the medicinal plants and herbal product sector;
  • To send trade mission abroad or receiving such missions from foreign countries;
  • To provide legal support/advice to the members of the Council as may be required to safeguard the interest of the Council as well as of the industry;
  • To frame and monitor a code of business ethics and general standards of business conduct and promote fair competition and healthy trade practices among related industries;
  • To set up common facility center/institute of international level for grading or laying down the standards of quality and packing, undertaking testing and standardization of the medicinal plants and herbal products, training entrepreneurs along with a design for upgrading the technology;
  • To carry out research/study on problems and prospects of the medicinal plants and herbal products sector to achieve global competency;
  • To stimulate the production of medicinal plants and herbal products for import substitution;
  • To arrange training and educational program for human resource development;
  • To protect and safeguard the common interest of the members of the Council;
  • To undertake and execute any trusts which may be lawfully carried out by the Council and which may be conducive to the objectives of the Council;
  • To undertake model project and to provide facilitation services to the stake holders;
  • To publish journals, books, brochures, posters, flyers circulars, periodicals etc;
  • To organize exhibition, seminar, symposium, social mobilization meeting etc;
  • To institute awards, scholarships, etc, to as individuals, companies or organizations for outstanding contribution;
  • To prepare and maintain a list of experts/professionals, capable of providing advice on the related matters;
  • To undertake and settle all matters of dispute either between the Council members or between the members and others by arbitration or otherwise in accordance with the main objectives of the Council; and
  • To undertake any other activities to fulfill the aims and objectives of the Council.