National Horticulture Mission Scheme
National Horticulture Mission Scheme

Integrated Horticulture Development Mission (M.I.D.H.) – National Horticulture Mission
Objectives of the scheme
The main objectives of the scheme are as follows :-
•        To provide all-round growth of the horticulture sector by comparative advantage of the state / region, its diverse agro-climatic characteristics as a regional harmony through local differentiated strategy involving research, technology promotion, extension, post-harvest management, processing and marketing.
•        To increase horticultural production, improve nutrition safety and helping farmers for income generation.
•        To make various on-going planned programs for horticulture development as partners in mutual synergy and encourage them to work in-tandem with each other.
•        To promote, develop and disseminate technology through scientific information.
•        To provide employment opportunities to skilled and unskilled persons, especially unemployed youth.
•        Ensuring fair income to farmers/producers through all round development from one end to other by developing consolidated areas.
•        To convert traditional crop area to horticulture, flower, vegetable and spice production areas.
•        To reduce post – harvest loses and encouragement to infrastructural facilities for their storage system.

Covered Districts-
Saharanpur, Mujaffarnagar, Moradabad, Ghaziabad, Bulandshahar, Hathras, Agra, Mathura, Mainpuri, Bareilly, Unnao, Lucknow, Raebareilly, Etawah, Kanpur, Kannauj, Lalitpur, Jalaun, Hamirpur, Mahoba, Banda, Chitrakoot, Pratapgarh, Kaushambi, Allahabad, Barabanki, Sultanpur, Siddharthnagar, Maharajganj, Kushinagar, Ballia, Jaunpur, Ghazipur, Varanasi, Bhadohi, Mirzapur, Sonbhadra, Jhansi, Faizabad, Gorakhpur and Farrukkhabad.

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