Birth of Horticulture Department
Initially all Horticulture schemes were implemented by a separate Horticulture wing in the Agriculture Department. This wing was headed by a Joint Director of Horticulture (Commercial crops) at the Directorate of Agriculture in Madras....
• To enhance farmers income and to ensure nutritional security to the people
To enhance area, production and productivity of Horticulture Crops through infusion of innovative technologies.
To provide nutritional security to the consumers through horticulture crops.