National Horticulture Mission

Ministry/Department: Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
A National Horticulture Mission was launched in 2005-06 as a Centrally Sponsored Scheme to promote holistic growth of the horticulture sector through an area based regionally differentiated strategies. The scheme has been subsumed as a part of Mission for Integration Development of Horticulture (MIDH) during 2014-15.
What is National Horticulture Mission?
National Horticulture Mission is a government mission to support horticultural production in the country. NHM is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme in which Government of India contributes 85%, and 15% is met by the State Governments.
Factual Information:
  • India ranks second in the global production of fruits and vegetables next to China
  • Started in 2005-06
  • Now subsumed in MIDH

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