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                                        Horticulture

There are many schemes running by the Horticulture Department, Haryana in Distt Kaithal, in the year 2008-2009.

1. Distribution of Fruit Plant:
Under this scheme the farmer who has minimum one acre land the plants of Guava, Aonla, Ber, Litchi, Peer/Peach by the department on free of cost. The scheme is running in action by the farmer with full technique by the department. 50 hectare Guava, 20 hectare Aonla & 10 hectare Ber & 18 hectare Mixed Garden target given the department in the year of 2008-09. Rs. 2,22,100/- (Two lac Twenty Two Thousand One Hundred only) subsidy given by the Government. Under Integrated Horticulture Development Plan Scheme the plants of Guava, Lemon, Ber & Aonla are distributed to the Schedule Caste Farmer in 3.8 hectare. Rs. 57270/- (Fifty Seven Thousand Two Hundred Seventy only) subsidy given by the Government.

2. Bio Farming:
To promote this scheme 2,50,000/- (Two Lac Fifty Thousand only) subsidy given on 25 hectare land & for Vermiculture Production Unit 30,000/- per unit in the group of 20 farmers total subsidy given to the farmer 6,00,000/- (Six Lac only) & its Certification Fees Rs. 3,00,000/- (Rs. Three Lac only). The fees of the certificate of Bio Product to the institution by the department.

3. Vegitable Spice Demonstration Plot:
In the year of 2008-09 the farmer of schedule caste take subsidy Rs. 30,200/- (Thirty Thousand Two Hundred only) for vegitable & Spice Demonstration Plot. The crops of Chilly and Bhindi are in this scheme.

4. Drip Irrigation & Sprinkler Irrigation System:
In this year the target is 50 hectare area in drip irrigation system & 20 hectare sprinkler system for the agriculture crops. In this scheme 50% subsidy given to the farmer.

5. Training Programme:
The training of horticultural crops given to farmer by Horticultural Training Institute Uchani (Karnal). In this training there are some different training programme. The arrangement of Food & Lodging for the farmer by the Department.
Horticulture Department, Kaithal arrange field days on the farmer’s fields time to time. Where farmers got horticultural information.

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