Object & Activities

  • To increase the area, production and productivity of fruits, vegetable, spices, Medicinal and floriculture crops.
  • Introduction of high yielding, disease free and true to type varieties of fruits, vegetable and spices crops through layout of demonstration and minikits in the selected areas.
  • Increasing the production of high quality grafted plants of Mango, Guava, Aonla, Ber etc. in nurseries and supply to the farmers.
  • Training of farmers and extension workers to recent technology based on reach for the area.To popularize the use of drip system the major water saving device, in the field of horticulture particularly in fruit crops.
  • Introduction of floriculture.
  • Introduction of medicinal and aromatic plants in the suitable pockets.To implement the different programme envisaged under state plan, National Horticulture Mission, National Mission on On Farm Water Management, Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana, National Bamboo Mission, National Mission for Medicinal Plants .To encourage the more farmers to take up cultivation of fruits, vegetable, spices, and floriculture so that additional income is generated.
  • Collective rising best varieties mother plant of selected crops for particuLar region.
  • Establishment of model @Hi-tech nursery.
  • Establishment of model demonstration of centre.
  • Establishment of demonstration of farmers field.
  • Developing good innovative Agricultural,practices,fertigation & irrigation techniques. 
  • Skill Upgradation of specific crops.
  • Solar pumps are linked with Hi-tech Horticulture/Agriculture. 
  • (a) Green houses.
  • (b) Micro irrigation systems (Drip, Mini Sprinkler and Sprinkler).
  • (C) Diggi/Community ponds.
  • Alternative for conventional energy in Horticulture & Agriculture sector and long queues for new electric connections can be avoided. Enhancing irrigated area in the State thereby increasing productivity by giving farmers an opportunity to diversify to remunerative high-value Horticulture crops. 
  • Conserving groundwater through utilization of efficient irrigation methods. 
  • Narrowing gap between power demand and supply of electricity and reducing queue for grid electricity connection for irrigation. 
  • Harnessing solar energy resources available in abundance in the State thereby replacing the expensive and polluting diesel pumps sets.
  • Providing irrigation facility to farmers in remote locations where electricity grid less likely in near future. 
  • Saving farmers of the drudgeries of irrigating during night or early morning hours, the time when the grid power is most often supplies to agriculture consumers.