Horticulture

DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF HORTICULTURE

SHAKEEL AHMED
DESIGNATION : DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF HORTICULTURE
PH NO : 08172-268387
MB.NO : 9448999223
EMAILID : ddhhassan[at]yahoo[dot]com
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INTRODUCTION

Hassan district lies between 12°13' and 13° 33' North Latitudes and 75° 33' and 76°38' East Longitude, The greatest length of the district, from south to north, is about 129 kilometers, and its greatest breadth from east to west is about 116 kilometers with an area of 6850 Sq kms. Hassan district has good potential for Horticulture development with 4 different agro climatic zones viz., Hilly zone, Transition zone, Central Dry Zone and Southern Dry zone. The District has 8 taluks, 38 hoblies & 2369 villages. The Hassan Districts population is 15.67 lakhs and the average rainfall is about 1014 mm. The total geographical area of Hassan district is 6,62,602 hectares and total cultivable area is 4,49,236 hectare of which horticulture area is about 1,73,474, hectares (Including coffee 38760 hectares and Tea 1229 hectares) which comprises of 38.61% of the total cultivable area of the district.



The major area of horticulture crops grown in Hassan district is as follows, Plantation crops 108063 hectares, Vegetable crops 28,115 hectares, Spices 27,303, Fruit crops 9,312 hectares, Flower crops 681 hectares.

MAP SHOWING AGRO-CLIMATIC ZONE





Zone No

Agro-climatic Zone

4

Central Dry Zone

6

Southern Dry Zone

7

Southern Transition Zone

9

Hilly Zone



DISCREPTION OF HORTICULTURE DEPARTMENT



Karnataka is the first state in the entire country to have a separate Horticulture Department and many other states, at later years, followed the example of Karnataka. Because of this, the state could achieve remarkable progress in many fronts of Horticulture, whether Fruits or Vegetables or Flowers or Plantation crops.


Horticulture is a significant and upcoming sector in Karnataka. Horticulture has proved to be the best diversification option for agricultural land use, because of assured and the remunerative returns to the farmers.


The Department of Horticulture is responsible for the overall development of Horticulture in the state. The Department is adopting a definite policy for the development of Horticulture. The Department of Horticulture is striving hard for the integrated development of this sector. Several schemes and programs are being implemented to assist the farmers in an effort to increase the production and productivity of Horticulture crops and also to provide the necessary forward and backward linkages.

 

SCHEME DETAILS

NATIONAL HORTICULTURE MISSION

Under National Horticulture Mission the major components covered for the development of Horticulture are as follows.

  • Promotion for Production of planting materials (Model & Small Nursery)
  • Establishment of New Gardens
  • Rejuvenation/Replacement of old and senile orchards
  • Creation of water Resources
  • Promotion of Integrated Nutrient Management and Integrated Pest & Disease Management
  • Protected Cultivation
  • Adoption of Organic Farming

NATIONAL HORTICULTURE MISSION

  • Pollination support through Bee keeping
  • Human Resource Development (Training/Exposure visits)
  • Post Harvest Management
  • Creation of Market Infrastructure.

 


MICRO IRRIGATION SCHEME

 

Horticulture growth is dependent on availability of water and its efficient use. Considering the importance of water conservation and judicious use of water, the centrally sponsored Micro Irrigation scheme was introduced in all districts in the year 2005-06, under which subsidy is given for installation of drip irrigation and sprinkler irrigation system for horticulture crops except for coffee, tea, rubber and oil palm.

 

MAHATMA GANDI NATIONAL RURAL EMPLOYMENT GUARANTEE ACT

Mahatma Gandi National Rural Employment Guarantee it's an act. The main objective of this act is to enhance livelihood security in rural areas by proceeding 100 days of guaranteed wage employment in a financial year to every household.


MAHATMA GANDI NATIONAL RURAL EMPLOYMENT GUARANTEE ACT

In this context the Horticulture has play a important role, in scene the Area Expansion activities are taken under MGNREGS which includes Mango, Sapota, Coconut and other perennial crops are taken under area expansion activities for the small farmers, marginal farmers. SC & ST people so that it will improves the economic conditions of the farmers and also food security.


Horticulture activity is an eco friendly activity, it generates additional gain full employment opportunities, Horticulture plants act as vegetative barrier and soil moisture conservation, it helps in controlling global warming effect as sustainable green cover.

 

CENTRAL / STATE SECTOR SCHEMES

  • National Horticulture Mission
  • Drip Irrigation
  • Oil Palm Cultivation in Potential States
  • Coconut Development
  • Horticulture Extension
  • Comprahensive Horticulture Development
  • Horticulture farms and Orchard Maintainance



CENTRAL / STATE SECTOR SCHEMES

  • Development of Departmental Labs
  • Integrated Pest&Disease Managenment of Horticulture Crops
  • Apiculture

RASHTRIYA KRISI VIKASA YOJANE SCHEMES


  • RKVY-Precesion farming of Banana
  • RKVY-Precesion farming of Vegetables
  • RKVY-Protected Cultivation of Flowers and Vegetables
  • RKVY-Mechanization in Horticulture
  • RKVY-Apiculture Development
  • RKVY-Kitchen and Terrace Gardening

ZILLA PANCHAYATH SCHEMES


  • Oil Palm Cultivation in Potential States
  • Drip irrigation-Special subdidy for Horticulture Crops



  • ZILLA PANCHAYATH SCHEMES

    • Horticulture Buildings
    • Drip irrigation-Special subdidy for Horticulture Crops
    • Horticulture Buildings
    • Maintainance of Horticulture Farms
    • Scheme for Seed Coconut Procurement and Nursery Maintenance
    • Publicity and Literature
    • Cold Storage Sub-Vention
    • Apiculture


    TALUK PANCHAYATH SCHEMES


    • Assistance to farmers
    • Training to farmers



    PROGRESS REPORT UNDER NATIONAL HORTICULTURE MISSION -2012-13

     

    Sl No

    Name of the Component

    PHYSICAL ACHIVEMENT (Ha/No.)

    FINANCIAL ACHIVEMENT

    (Rs. in lakhs)

    1

    Establishment New Gardens/Maintainence

    792

    86.143

    2

    Area Expansion of Spices

    80

    16.00

    3

    Rejuvenation/Replacement of Old and Senile Orchards

    409

    61.40

    4

    Creation of Water Resources

    1

    0.47

    5

    Promotion of Integrated Nutrient Management and Integrated Pest and Disease Management

    973

    9.73

    6

    Protected Cultivation

    6.2

    146.37

    7

    Adoption of Organic Farming

    74

    22.20

    8

    Pollination Support through Bee Keeping

    281

    2.11

    9

    Horticulture Mechanization

    32

    23.55

    10

    Human Resource Development

    (Training /Exposure visits )

    55

    0.15

    11

    Post Harvest Management

    4

    6.00

    12

    Mission Management

    18.90

    Total

    2707.2

    393.023

    PROGRESS REPORT FOR THE YEAR 2012-13

    Sl No

    Name of the scheme

    PHYSICAL ACHIVEMENT (Ha/No.)

    FINANCIAL ACHIVEMENT

    (Rs. in lakhs)

    1

    Drip Irrigation - Special Subsidy for Horticulture Crops

    50

    10.00

    2

    Horticulture Buildings

    5

    15.00

    3

    Maintenance of Horticulture Farms

    4

    4.96

    4

    Seed Coconut Procurement and Nursery Maintenance

    3286181

    5.99

    5

    Publicity and Literature

    1007

    4.95

    6

    Cold storage Sub-Vention

    7

    6.00

    7

    Apiculture

    122

    2.96

    8

    Oil palm Cultivation in Potential States

    211

    0.96

    Total of Zillapanchayath Schemes

    3287587

    50.82

    Taluk panchayat scheme

    1

    Assistance to Farmers

    525

    3.41

    2

    Training to Farmers

    625

    1.25

    Total Talukpanchayat scheme

    1150

    4.66

    Grand Total

    3288737

    55.48

     

    PROGRESS REPORT FOR CENTRAL/STATE SECTOR SCHEMES - 2012-13

     

    Sl No

    Name of the scheme

    PHYSICAL ACHIVEMENT (Ha/No.)

    FINANCIAL ACHIVEMENT

    (Rs. in lakhs)

    1

    Drip Irrigation

    916.36

    277.33

    2

    Coconut Development Scheme

    962

    111.499

    3

    Horticulture Extension

    68

    22.00

    4

    Comprehensive Horticulture Development

    20053

    1484.148

    5

    Horticulture Farms and Orchard Maintenance

    50

    5.00

    6

    Development of Departmental Labs

    95

    0.4750

    7

    Integrated Pest and Disease Management of Horticulture Crops

    19452

    10.309

    8

    Apiculture Development

    31

    6.26

    9

    RKVY -Precision Farming of Banana

    32.50

    14.625

    10

    RKVY-Precision Farming of Vegetables

    12

    3.00

    11

    RKVY - Mechanization in Horticulture

    903

    146.79

    Total

    42574.86

    2081.436




    ANNUAL PHYSICAL & FINANCIAL TARGETS UNDER NATIONAL HORTICULTURE MISSION -2013-14

     

    Sl No

    Name of the Component

    PHYSICAL TARGETS (Ha/No.)

    FINANCIAL TARGETS

    (Rs. in lakhs)

    1

    Promotion for Production for Planting Materials

    1

    3.13

    2

    Vegetable Seed Production

    2

    0.50

    3

    Setting up of New Tissue Culture Unit

    1

    50.00

    4

    Import of Planting Material for Trial and Demonstration Purpose

    1

    10.00

    5

    Establishment New Gardens

    788

    105.55

    6

    Area Expansion of Spices

    50

    10.00

    7

    Rejuvenation/Replacement of Old and Senile Orchards

    200

    3.00

    8

    Creation of Water Resources

    10

    6.00

    9

    Promotion of Integrated Nutrient Management and Integrated Pest and Disease Management

    1600

    16.00

    10

    Protected Cultivation

    18.25

    145.06

    11

    Adoption of Organic Farming

    200

    33.50

    12

    Pollination Support through Bee Keeping

    859

    6.50

    13

    Horticulture Mechanization

    45

    31.50

    14

    Human Resource Development

    (Training /Exposure visits )

    540

    5.09

    15

    Post Harvest Management

    17

    44.10

    16

    Creation of Market Infrastructure

    10

    19.63

    17

    Mission Management

    -

    21.63

    Total

    4342

    511.19

     

    ANNUAL PHYSICAL & FINANCIAL TARGETS FOR THE YEAR 2013-14

     

    Sl No

    Name of the scheme

    PHYSICAL TARGETS (Ha/No.)

    FINANCIAL TARGETS

    (Rs. in lakhs)

    1

    Drip Irrigation - Special Subsidy for Horticulture Crops

    50

    10.00

    2

    Horticulture Buildings

    9

    20.00

    3

    Maintenance of Horticulture Farms

    4

    5.00

    4

    Seed Coconut Procurement and Nursery Maintenance

    1413000

    6.00

    5

    Publicity and Literature

    1006

    5.00

    6

    Cold storage Sub-Vention

    7

    6.00

    7

    Apiculture

    122

    3.00

    8

    Oil palm Cultivation in Potential States

    417

    3.00

    Total of Zillapanchayath Schemes

    1414615

    58.00

    Taluk panchayati scheme

    1

    Assistance to Farmers

    2672

    6.00

    2

    Training to Farmers

    625

    1.25

    Total Taluk panchayat scheme

    3297

    7.25

    Grand Total

    1417912

    65.25

     

     

    ANNUAL PHYSICAL & FINANCIAL CENTRAL /STATE SECTOR SCHEMES - 2013-14

     

    Sl No

    Name of the scheme

    PHYSICAL TARGETS (Ha/No.)

    FINANCIAL TARGETS

    (Rs. in lakhs)

    1

    Drip Irrigation

    1481.76

    498.02

    2

    Coconut Development Scheme

    968

    118.69

    3

    Horticulture Extension

    14

    23.92

    4

    Comprehensive Horticulture Development

    9400

    1010.65

    5

    Horticulture Farms and Orchard Maintenance

    15

    9.00

    6

    Development of Departmental Labs

    100

    1.00

    7

    Integrated Pest and Disease Management of Horticulture Crops

    4000106

    14.00

    8

    Apiculture Development

    213

    8.34

    9

    RKVY -precision Farming of Banana

    34

    6.80

    10

    RKVY -Precision Farming of Vegetables

    32

    4.16

    11

    RKVY -Protected Cultivation of Flowers and Vegetables

    1.20

    38.10

    12

    RKVY-Mechanization in Horticulture

    350

    145.00


    14

    RKVY- Apiculture Development Scheme

    111

    2.50

    15

    RKVY- Promotion of Kitchen and Terrace Gardening

    5030

    31.45

    Total

    4005992.2

    1913.06