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Vision & Mission

VISION of Horticulture Department

  • Second Green Revolution for doubling production.
  • Promoting Horticulture as a profitable and viable sector by leveraging technology.
  • Increasing the income levels of horticulture farmers and assuring them an improved quality of life.
  • Strengthening the forward and backward linkages.
  • Promoting Organic farming as a way of life.
  • Exploiting Information Technology tools in all aspects of horticulture.
  • Encouraging farm mechanization.

MISSION of the Horticulture Department

  • Increasing productivity and production through adoption of Hi-tech horticulture practices.
  • Strengthening the production and supply of quality Pedigree planting materials.
  • Timely supply of inputs - High yielding / Hybrid seeds, fertilizers, bio-fertilizers, bio-pesticides, etc.
  • Promoting High Density Planting in perennial crops.
  • Efficient and effective utilization of water and fertilizer through Precision Farming.
  • Thrust on Integrated Nutrient Management & Integrated Pest Management.
  • Canopy management and rejuvenation of old Orchards.
  • Reduction of post-harvest losses through modern Post-harvest technologies.
  • Providing refrigerated transportation facilities for Horticulture produce to reach the local, national and international market.
  • Availability of horticultural produce in the markets for consumers through retail outlets.
  • Creating awareness on Organic c farming through a multi pronged approach.
  • Ensuring higher income to farmers through efficiency improvement in the production, supply chain and market linkages of horticultural produce, using Information Technology.
  • Use of Information Technology tools in administration, information exchange, extension, marketing for speedy transfer of horticulture related information.
  • More thrust on horticulture based farming system in rain fed areas.
  • Capacity building for Department Personnel / Farmers/ Entrepreneurs.
  • Strengthening infrastructure facilities in the horticulture training institutes.
  • Promotion of horticulture as an integrated activity involving agriculture, animal husbandry, silviculture, apiculture, sericulture, fisheries in rural areas and encouraging terrace gardening in the cities.
  • Development of new gardens and eco-parks for promotion of tourism.
  • Effective utilization of assets in the State Horticulture Farms.