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Technology Development and Transfer Scheme for Promotion of Horticulture

This is one of the sub-scheme under National Horticulture Board (NHB). Projects for popularization of identified new technologies/tools/techniques for commercialization/ adoption shall be undertaken through following sub-components of the scheme

Components 

  1. Setting up of block/mother plant and root stock nursery (Area above 4 ha)
  2. Acquisitionoftechnologiesincludingimportofplantingmaterialfromothercountriesforevaluation and mass multiplication in order to increase production & productivity of horticulture crops
  3. Import/procurement of machines and Tools for horticulture for demonstration purpose
  4. Development & Transfer of Technology
  5. Long Distance Transport Solution
  6. Product Promotion and Market Development Services- Horti-fairs
  7. Exposure visit of farmers (Outside State)
  8. Visit Abroad for Government Officers
  9. Organization/Participation in Seminar/symposia/workshop for development of horticulture
  10. Accreditation and Rating of Fruit Plant Nurseries

Description of components and pattern of assistance:

S. No Component Assistance
1.       Setting up of block /mother plant and root stock nursery (Area above 4 ha) Implementation and pattern of assistance Project based – 100% and only through Govt. agency/Public Sector @ Rs.100.00 Lakh /ha for effective nursery area including virus indexing, tissue culture lab etc
2.       Acquisition of technologies including import of planting material from other countries for evaluation and mass multiplication in order to increase production & productivity of horticulture crops

 

Rs.50.00 lakh/project. Project based – 100% and only through Govt. agency/ PSUs.
3.       Import/Procurement of Machines and Tools for horticulture for demonstration purpose Rs. 50.00 lakh/ machine. 100% of total cost and only through Govt. agency/ Public Sector. Proposals of Growers Associations promoted by NHB and Co-operative Societies and Farmers Producers Organisation may also be considered on merit as per direction of Board of Directors.

 

4.       Development & Transfer of Technology

 

5.       Long Distance Transport Solution

 

Project Based Rs. 2000.00 lakh
6.       Product Promotion and Market Development Services- Horti-fairs

 

 Rs. 25.00 lakh 100% of cost by Central Nodal Agency
7.       Exposure visit of farmers (Outside State)

 

Project based as per actual 100% of the cost.
8.       Visit Abroad for Government Officers

 

Rs. 6.00 lakh per participant 100% of air / rail travel and course fee
9.       Organization/Participation in Seminar/symposia/workshop for development of horticulture        I.            The financial assistance would be limited up to Rs.10.00 lakh for International event(3-5 days), Rs.5.00 Lakh for National event, Rs.3.00 lakh for Stale Level event and Rs.0.50 lakh for District Level event

 

     II.            In case of short duration (1-2 days) seminars, financial assistance would be limited to:-

·        Rs.1.00 lakh per event for State Level event,

·        Rs. 2.00 lakh for National level event and

·        Rs 3.00 lakh for International event (for organizations/participation of international event within India).

 

10.                          Accreditation and Rating of Fruit Plant Nurseries Rs. 1.00 lakh / nursery By Central Nodal Agency (NHB)

 

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