NeW Bureau Bamboo is one of the most important forest resources in Sikkim that are distributed widely throughout the State. It is usually found in the moist valleys, along the streams, low hill slopes of southern part, moist deciduous forests, wet temperate forests and sub-alpine coniferous forest of the state. Of the 30 bamboo species
NEW Bureau Sikkim, the home of three distinct races, the Lepchas, the Bhutias, and the Tsongs plays a predominant role in handloom weaving. Handloom weaving in Sikkim is synonymous with the Lepcha weave. In ancient times, the Lepcha’s of Sikkim were said to use yarn spun out of stinging nettle (sisnu) plant to weave clothes.