Centre banks on horticulture to usher in ‘golden revolution'

The Central government is pinning its hopes on the strengthened National Horticulture Mission (NHM) to usher in a “golden revolution” in the sector.

Although the Mission had achieved results, as was evident from an improved utilisation of funds, a need was felt to fine-tune the operational guidelines for “holistic development of the sector and for sustainable results.” This would be implementable from the current financial year.

“It is up to the States to take the best advantage of Central funding to the NHM and evolve relevant schemes,” Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar told members of the Consultative Committee attached to his Ministry here on Friday..............Click for more


Source Web Page: The Hindu

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