MPFSTS Deparatment of Horticulture
What Is Horticulture and how it is useful to farmers?
The Horticulture Department manages spices, medicinal and aromatic plants along with production and maintenance of fruits, vegetables and flowers. Compared to traditional crops produced by farmers, cultivation of horticultural crops is a highly specialized, technical and profitable venture. Apart from this, due to the majority of horticulture crops, in nature, they need a systematic plan for their development. Horticulture development has taken more importance in recent years as it has been identified as beneficial for the diversification of land use of this area, which provides an increase in employment opportunities, better returns in per unit area and nutritional gap In addition to filling. Farmers of Haryana have also started horticulture crops as a separate viable economic activity. To promote the development of horticulture in the state, the Haryana Government created a separate department of Horticulture Department in 1990-91
Vision & Objectives
Considering the emerging challenges in the field of horticulture and providing a vision to provide nutritional security to the public, in order to lead the country in the domestic and export markets, Haryana has decided to create the state of modern fruits and vegetable farming, following the following objectives has been done :
- Diversity from farm to horticulture
- Doubling of horticulture production in 11th
five yearly plan
- Optimal use of basic natural resources
- Establishment of convergence and synergy among stakeholders
- Improve productivity, yield and quality of horticultural production
- Increase in economic status and thus increase in per unit income.
- The spread of the latest technology in the field of farmers.
- Nutrition Security for People
- Production Capacity and Foreign Currency Earnings
Haryana Power, Opportunities and Initiatives
- Climate-friendly climate production of quality fruits and vegetables.
- Special soil for fruit and vegetables with high production capacity.
- Proximity to major markets like Delhi and Tri-city Chandigarh
- Proximity of NCR provides excellent marketing channels.
- The area (mango, citrus, amla, strawberries) and the establishment of the processing industry in fruit
- Vegetables (peas, tomatoes, potatoes, carrots, garlic, onions)
- Export of mango, citrus-kinnow and vegetables to the Far East.
- Amendments to the APMC Act, opportunities for contract farming.
- Friendly industry climate
- An increase in the outlay of more than 200 times in the last five years. In 2004-05, the outlay of horticulture is Rs. Was there. 80.00 lakhs which is increased to Rs. 16573.00 lakhs in 2009-10
- To start new schemes of National Mission on National Park Mission, Micro Irrigation and Medicinal Plants. The major initiatives undertaken under the National Horticulture Mission are expanding in the field of construction of fruits, flowers, spices, water resources - community tanks and post harvest management and marketing infrastructure.
- Development of Best Integration Model in India by Integrating Component Components by Community Tanks, Garden Plants and Micro Irrigation and other states.
- Subsidy support increased by 50% to 90% on water saving techniques and Micro Irrigation (drip and irrigation) scheme. So far, 8231 hectare area has already been covered up to 2008-09.
- Extensive promotion after marketing and marketing of crops and vegetables and projects worth Rs. 67.00 crores and Rs. 170.00 crores were sanctioned in 2006-07 and 2009-10. The built facilities are collection centers, pack houses, grading units and complete sales markets.
- Three new courses were started in Horticulture Training Institute, Karnal, in the field of Horticulture as one-year diploma, six months and three months course.
- With the government's agreement, two Christian projects of Haryana and the government were inaugurated at Central and Central Center of Excellence for fruits in Sirsa and Karnal, respectively. All new technologies will be demonstrated with the expertise of Israel in these centers.
- Introduction of new varieties in the field of biotechnology, especially through the production of micro-tubers in potatoes and tissue culture techniques.