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892. 

Which institute has developed a herbal infusion technology, as a source of income for local marginal farmers in the mid-Himalayas?

[A]. Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur
[B]. Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
[C]. Indian Institute of Technology Mandi
[D]. Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Researchers of Indian Institute of Technology(IIT) Mandi have developed a herbal infusion technology, as a source of income for local marginal farmers in the mid-Himalayas. The Researchers from the institute's Botanical Garden and Medicinal Plant Lab have analysed a variety of herbs growing in the mid-Himalayan region in & around the villages around IIT Mandi, Kamand region to create value added products in the form of herbal infusions known for their health benefits (mainly rich in antioxidants).

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