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Bambusetum established inside the Medicinal Plant Centre, Patrapada, Bhubaneswar has been inaugurated by Hon’ble CM on Dt.20-04-2011. It is the first of its kind in the state of Orissa; and as of now, houses altogether 50 different species of Bamboo. The OBDA has also contributed few species to the setum by procuring from KFRI, Peechi, Kerala (5 Nos), Institute of Wood Science & Technology, Malleswaram, Bangalore (5 Nos) and Silviculture Division, Guwahati (3 Nos). The plans are afoot to further increase the species diversity in the Bambusetum.