Name of scheme

Integrated Horticulture Development Mission (M.I.D.H.) – National Horticulture Mission

Objectives of the scheme

The main objectives of the scheme are as follows :-

  • To provide all-round growth of the horticulture sector by comparative advantage of the state / region, its diverse agro-climatic characteristics as a regional harmony through local differentiated strategy involving research, technology promotion, extension, post-harvest management, processing and marketing.
  • To increase horticultural production, improve nutrition safety and helping farmers for income generation.
  • To make various on-going planned programs for horticulture development as partners in mutual synergy and encourage them to work in-tandem with each other.
  • To promote, develop and disseminate technology through scientific information.
  • To provide employment opportunities to skilled and unskilled persons, especially unemployed youth.
  • Ensuring fair income to farmers/producers through all round development from one end to other by developing consolidated areas.
  • To convert traditional crop area to horticulture, flower, vegetable and spice production areas.
  • To reduce post - harvest loses and encouragement to infrastructural facilities for their storage system.

Covered Districts

Saharanpur, Muzaffarnagar, Moradabad, Ghaziabad, Bulandshahr, Hathras, Mathura, Agra, , Mainpuri, Bareilly, Unnao, Lucknow, Raebareli, Etawah, Kanpur, Kannouj, Lalitpur, Jalaun, Hamirpur, Mahoba, Banda, Chitrakoot, Pratapgarh, Kaushambi, Allahabad, Barabanki, Sultanpur, Siddharthnagar, Mahrajganj, Kushinagar, Ballia, Jaunpur, Ghazipur, Varanasi, Bhadohi, Mirzapur, Sonbhadra, Jhansi, Faizabad, Gorakhpur, Farrukhabad, Meerut, Sitapur, Basti and Sant Kabir Nagar.