Diversification to High Value Cropping Through Promotion of Horticulture

Name of the Project

Diversification to High Value Cropping Through Promotion of Horticulture

Objectives         

Date Palm

  • Plantation of 36,700 exotic Date palm plants (five varieties) on 367 acres in nine districts of Southern Punjab
  • Establishment of three multiplication blocks at three research centers
  • Training of farmers for orchard management
  • Capacity building of private sector or firms in terms of acclimatization and ultimate technical assistance to Date palm growers
  • Seed Less Kinnow
  • Production of 55,000 true to type seedless Kinnow saplings through public and private sector
  • Establishment of four multiplication blocks at four research center
  • Training of nursery men for nursery raising and farmers for orchard management

Duration

2016-17 to 2020-21

Total Cost

Rs. 1042.772

Govt. Share

780.00 M

Farmer Share

262.772 M"