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
Ø Area Expansion – 35,348 Ha
Ø Rejuvenation – 18,964 Ha
Ø Hybrid Veg. Seed – 2.55 lakh Ha
Ø Vegetable Minikits – 5.60 Lakh Nos.
Ø Pandals – 2972 Ha
Ø Trellies - 3940 Ha
Ø Farmers Groups / FPOs - 112 Nos.
Ø Farm Fresh Vegetable on Wheels - 80 Nos.
Dr. S.S. SREEDHAR, IFS
Commissioner of Horticulture
Dr. G. ANDAL
Assist. Director of Horticulture