India's first Lavender Festival' at Bhaderwah, J&K

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Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh inaugurated 'India's first Lavender Festival' at Bhaderwah, J&K on 26 May 2022 under Aroma Mission 2 of the Government.

  • Bhaderwah in Jammu and Kashmir is the birthplace of India's Violet or Lavender Revolution.

  • Scientists, technologists, progressive farmers and agricultural entrepreneurs from different parts of the country including Jammu and Kashmir participated in the Lavender Festival at Bhaderwah.

  • Violet Revolution was launched in 2016 to promote lavender cultivation under the Aroma Mission of CSIR-IIIM through the Ministry of Science and Technology.

  • The mission aims to increase the cultivation of lavender to 1500 hectares by 2024.

  • The country's first National Institute of High Altitude Medicine is being built in Bhaderwah.

  • Some Major Revolutions and Related Areas

           Name of revolution


Green Revolution

Food Production

White Revolution 

Milk production

Yellow Revolution 

 Production of edible oils and oilseeds crops

Blue Revolution

 Fish Production

Pink Revolution

 Production of Onion and Lobster

Silver Revolution

 Egg Production

Golden Revolution 

Horticulture Production

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