KARNATAKA STATE HORTICULTURE MISSION
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 .
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;
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
(A) NHM DISTRICTS
1. Bangalore (Rural)
5. Dakshina Kannada
7. Uttara Kannada
(B) NON NHM DISTRICTS
1. Bangalore (Urban)
NON PERINNIAL FRUITS:
Medicine & Aromatic crops