Currently, there is huge domestic demand for hemp fibre, which is one of the strongest and oldest fibres known to the mankind.
Hemp fibre has anti-bacterial and ultraviolet rays protecting properties, among others.
A barren land will be used to grow hemp, which is a hardy crop and requires little maintenance and few resources, the statement added.
He also mentioned that hemp, a traditional plant, is finally getting its fair due and coming in the forefront of a positive dialogue.
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