Horticulture - Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH)
Part of: GS-III- Economy (PT-MAINS-PERSONALITY TEST)
Recently, the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare released the Third Advanced Estimate (2018-19) of Area and Production of various Horticulture Crops. As per the report, the total horticulture production in the country is estimated to be 313.85 million tonnes which is 0.69% higher than the
Horticulture Cluster Development Programme (CDP)
In a pilot phase, the programme will be implemented in 12 horticulture clusters out of the total 53 clusters selected for the programme.
A central sector programme implemented by the National Horticulture Board (NHB) of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, CDP aims at growing and developing identified horticulture clusters to make them globally competitive.
The programme will address all major issues related to the In