HORTICULTURE PROGRAMMES

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A.P. being endowed with diversified agro- climatic conditions has helped for production of various horticulture crops. Horticulture sector has been identified as one of the growth engines for increasing over all agriculture growth. Rastriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) aims at achieving 4% annual growth in the agriculture sector by ensuring a holistic development of Agriculture and allied sectors. There is ample scope for development of Horticulture in the state with varied agro climatic conditions and diversified practices which enable the farmers to go for development of diversified horticulture activities

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Major mile stones (Physical) since inception:

Ø Area Expansion 42,135 Ha
Ø Rejuvenation 23,918 Ha
Ø Hybrid Veg. Seed 4.03 lakh Ha
Ø Vegetable Minikits 6.82 Lakh Nos.
Ø Pandals 15,602 Ha
Ø Trellies 18,065 Ha
Ø Onion Storage Structures 61 Nos.
Ø Solar Cold Rooms 95 Nos.
Ø Transport Vehicles 43 Nos
Ø Collection Centers 420 Nos.
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Department of Horticulture

COHDr. S.S. SREEDHAR, IFS

Commissioner of Horticulture

Phone 7330741111 emailhorticulturedept@yahoo.co.in

RKVY  DDH

COH G. ANDAL

Deputy. Director of Horticulture

Phone 7330732222 emailhorticulturerkvy@gmail.com