KARNATAKA STATE HORTICULTURE MISSION

LALBAGH, BANGALORE

 

INTRODUCTION     

N

ational Horticulture Mission is a programme formulated by Government of India for the overall development of Horticulture sector in the country. The main objective is to improve the production and productivity of Horticultural crops. It is holistic approach covering all aspects of production post harvest technology and marketing.  The Karnataka State is implementing the developmental activities under this mission in the 23 districts and covering 16 important horticultural crops .

OBJECTIVES

1.     To develop horticulture to the maximum potential available in the State and to augment production of all horticultural products (Fruits, Vegetables, Flowers, Plantation crops, Spices, Medicinal Aromatic plants) in the state.

2.     To provide holistic growth of the horticulture sector through an area based regionally differentiated strategies

3.     To enhance horticulture production, improve nutritional security and income support to farm households.

4.     To establish convergence and synergy among multiple on-going and planned programmes for horticulture development.

 5.     To promote, develop and disseminate technologies, through a seamless blend of traditional wisdom and modern scientific knowledge.

 6.     To create opportunities for employment generation for skilled and unskilled persons, especially unemployed youth;

 BUDGET OUTLAY

2005-06    : Rs.   44.55 crores

2006-07    : Rs.   84.48 crores

2007-08    : Rs. 100.71 crores

2008-09    : Rs. 225.36 crores

2009-10    : Rs. 163.54 crores

 

 

DISTRICTS COVERED

         (A)   NHM DISTRICTS

1.     Bangalore (Rural)

2.     Kolar

3.     Tumkur

4.     Mysore

5.     Dakshina Kannada

6.     Udupi

7.     Uttara Kannada

8.     Bagalkote

9.     Bijapur

10.Gulbarga

11.Koppal

12. Bidar

13. Bellay

14. Chamarajanagara

15. Dharwad

16. Ramanagar

17. Chikkaballpur

18.  Kodagu

19.  Chitradurga

20. Chickmagalore

21. Shimoga

22. Belgaum

23. Hassan

24. Chamarajanagara

         (B)  NON NHM DISTRICTS

1.     Bangalore (Urban)

2.     Mandya

3.  Davanagere

4.  Haveri

5.  Gadag

 CROPS COVERED 

  1. PERINNIAL FRUITS:

  1. Mango

  2. Pomegranate

  3. Grapes

  4. Sweet Orange

  5. Sapota

  6. Fig

  7. Lime

 

  1. NON PERINNIAL FRUITS:

  1. Banana

  2. Pineapple

 

  1. OTHER CROPS:

  1. Flower Crops

  2. Ginger

  3. Black Pepper  

  4. Medicine & Aromatic crops

  5. Cocoa

  6. Cashew

  7. Chillies