Rajasthan with its diverse agro-climatic conditions, favors growing of a large number of horticulture crops like fruits, vegetables, root & tuber crops, spices, flowers and medicinal and aromatic plants. The strength of Rajasthan in respect of Horticulture crops.
First in Mehandi Production.
First position in Coriander production in india for the year (2012-13)
First in Isabgol production.
Citrus fruits: Third in Mandarin (Oranges) production and the production of the best quality of Kinnow.
The Horticultural Development Programmes have been expanded form 21 districts to cover all 33 districts with the help of Agriculture Extension workers.
Encouragement is being given to make proper use of limited source water in view of its scarcity by installation of drip system and sprinkler sets.
Fruits orchards 4688, 3972 , 7507 , 10331, 14350,7551,7945,6438,7674 hectares were established to during 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10,2010-11,2011-12,2012-13,2013-14 respectively.
Minikits and demonstrations are distributed to the cultivators through lottery system in view of keeping transparency.
Production of mushroom spawn to mushroom laboratory Durgapura Jaipur and Reni Bagh Kota.
Cultivators are growing mainly plaurotus and Agaricus in the state
Terms & Condition
Nodal Officers: S.K. Vijayvargia, Dy. Director, Horticulture (Statistics)
Land line No: 0141-2227365/357, Mobile No: 9461303053
Address: Directorate of Horticulture, room no. 364, Third floor, Panth Kaishi Bhawan, Jaipur
Pant Krishi Bhawan, Jaipur
Last Update Date: 03-11-2014