Presentation on theme: "National Horticulture Conference"— Presentation transcript:
1National Horticulture Conference 17-07-2013 Protected Cultivation&Centre of ExcellenceDepartment of HorticultureHaryana
2OpportunitiesClose proximity to National Capital with access to a wide range of national and international market.Scope exists for further area expansion in horticulture to cover at least 10% of cultivated area.Scope for expansion of protected cultivation of good quality vegetables and flowers.Fast growing domestic demand due to changing food habits, health conscious and fast expanding middle income group.
3Challenges – Production systems Productivity and quality of fruits and vegetable.To minimize chemical and pesticide residue in horticulture produce.To accelerate Research & Development activities in tandem with climate change, changing cropping pattern, protected cultivation and arrival of international commodities.
9Demonstration Projects SnProjectSanctioned Amount (Rs. in lakhs)Phase-I1.Centre of Excellence for Fruits, Mangiana, Sirsa970.002.Centre of Excellence for Vegetables, Gharaunda, Karnal600.00Total (Phase-I)Phase-II3.Centre for Sub-tropical Fruits, Ladwa, Kurukshetra910.354.Integrated Bee-keeping Development Centre (IBDC) Ramnagar, Kurukshetra5.Flower CentreTotal (Phase-II)GRAND TOTAL
10Centres Work Completion & Inauguration CEV, Gharaunda inaugurated onCEF, Mangiana inaugurated on
11Centre of Excellence for Vegetables (CEV) – Gharaunda, Karnal. CEV - A View from NH-111
12Structures, Crop Demonstrations & Protocol Development Poly-house, Net-house, Walk-in-tunnelMulching, Low TunnelsCrops:All field crop in openCrops under poly houses75 varieties of tomatoes (45 cherry & 30 regular hybrids),14 hybrids of capsicum of 7 colours &5 hybrids of cucumber have been demonstrated at this centerBrinjal, Green Chillies, Summer Cabbage, Muskmelon in winter, etc.Protocol Developments:on Green tomato, cucumber, capsicum andbook published for farmers.
13Potential Productivity Achieved The Centre has achieved the productivity of302 MT per ha in Tomato,211 MT per ha in Capsicum151 MT per ha in Cucumber per crop cycle.
14Vegetable seedling support programme Seedling Production Under HTGHSoilless Seedlings on 50% subsidy to the farmersFacilities developed at 4 LocationsCEV Gharaunda, KarnalCEF Mangiana, SirsaRohtak: SamargopalpurGurgaon: GGN, GurgaonNursery protocols for seedling production developed.More than 50 lakh seedlings sold to the farmers for vegetables during last 2 years.14
15HRD and Vegetable ExpoOn an average 50 farmers visit the Centre per day & during last year more than farmers have visited the center for exposure visit.Training to Farmers (India & Afghanistan-UNDP programme), Extension officers, Entrepreneurs and Firms.1st and 2nd Vegetable Expo organised in 2012 and 2013.Regular seminars & Workshops
16Demonstration Farmers’ Field Front Line Demonstration Centres (FLDCs)14 nos. in 14 districtsAt Farmers FieldCost: Rs. 25 lacs (with 10% as farmer share)Project of 2.5 acres500 sqm of net house500 sqm of poly house400x2 sqm of walk-in-tunnels2 acres with Mulching & MI in open field
17Financial Support Assistance Expenditure & Budgetary support @65% on poly-house structures@50% on cultivation cost under poly-houseExpenditure & Budgetary support: Rs. 10 crore: Rs crore: Rs croreBank-loan supportBankable projectsStakeholders meeting/seminars with NABARD & lead banks
18Policy SupportWorking Group Report on Development of Protected Cultivation in HaryanaHaryana Kisan Ayog (Oct. 2012)Model Bankable Projects on Protected Cultivation in HaryanaNABARD & Horticulture Deptt. (January 2013)Six Crops and12 structures covered
24Horticulture - IssuesInsurance cover for horticulture and poly house structuresLoan on 7%:The farmers should be given loan on poly -house 7% by the financial institutions/banks or as interest subsidy.Collateral security against loan on poly-house:For availing loan on poly-house, the structure of poly-house should be considered as part of collateral security including land on which structure is being installed.
25Horticulture Issues cont….. R&D in poly-house structures, sheets, etc.To establish one Centre dedicated to plasticsR&D in crop cultivation across the whole range of vegetablesPollination: bumble beesLow cost technologies including low cost poly houses.
26Centre of Excellence for Fruits, Mangiana, Sirsa 26