India’s government has said it plans to launch a new online botanology degree program that aims to attract top talent.
The government will also offer grants of up to $2,500 per year to universities and colleges to offer the program.
India has long been a hub for botanists.
It boasts more than 50 botanical gardens and more than 20 botanical research institutions.
The country has an extensive botanical library with more than 400,000 species of plants and animals.
The country has a large number of universities with a focus on botany.
The National Botanical Garden of India has an online program that is one of the most popular online botanical degrees programs.
Currently, the National Botanic Garden of the United States and Botanical Gardens of India both offer online botanic degree programs.