Further, it has gained a special place in aroma therapy.
Consultant / Advisor
Retired Technical officer
Institute of Wood Science & Technology
Ministry of Environment & Forestry
Mr. Gopal Krishna Reddy
Director, Nursery Operations Marketing and Sales, has been a serial entrepreneur for more than 7 years in the sphere of nursery, building consultant the sphere and trader in Bangalore.
As per the current rate and value,1 kg of hearth wood fetches Rs.7500 and one can plant these woods at about 250 trees per acre.
So with this estimation, one can have about 5 tonnes of sandalwood per acre at the end of 15 years.
The value of this is as high as Rs. 3.5 crore in today’s currency value,” informs Mr. G. K. Reddy.