Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhayay Vigyan Gram Sankul Pariyojana

Ministry: Ministry of Science and Technology
Aims to formulate and implement appropriate S&T interventions for sustainable development through cluster approach in Uttarakhand.
  • Under the scheme, Department of Science and Technology (DST) will adopt few clusters of villages in Uttarakhand and transform them to become self-sustainable in time bound manner through tools of S&T.
  • Local resources and locally available skill sets will be utilised using S&T under the scheme for substantial value addition for local produce and services which can sustain rural population.
  • The areas selected under these clusters will process and add value to milk, honey, horticulture and local crops, herbal tea, mushroom, forest produce, medicinal & aromatic plants and traditional craft and handloom.
  • This project will also ensure, stringent product and process control interventions for energy and water conservation.
  • The project will also give emphasis to practice of agriculture, agro-based cottage industries and animal husbandry in an eco-friendly manner.
  • It will mainly undertake post-harvest processing of Kiwi, Cherry, Strawberry, Tulsi, Adrak, Badi Elaichi through solar drying technology, extraction of apricot oil using cold press technology.



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