Alpinia Mart

Alpinia Market

Alpinia,’ is an online shop dedicated to local producers. It is an initiative of Innovation & Incubation center of Udalguri College that provides a platform for showcasing their products. This collaboration aims to support and promote regional businesses, creating a symbiotic relationship between the academic and local entrepreneurial communities. ‘Alpinia’ serves as a digital marketplace, allowing these producers to reach a wider audience while fostering economic growth in the region. This unique aspect further solidifies the center’s commitment to holistic community development and sustainable entrepreneurship.

Tora (Assamese) and Tharai (Bodo) are the local names of Alpinia Nigra in the region. Since time immemorial this leaf has been used by local communities as wrapper and bags. Its leaves and stems are also used for various local handicrafts.