State to bring additional area under horticulture

Himachal to bring additional area under horticulture
Shimla: Presiding over a meeting of Horticulture officers Narendar Bragta, Horticulture Minister, said that about 7000 hectares of additional area would be brought under horticulture during 2008-09 in Himachal Pradesh.

Gurdev Singh, Director Horticulture, said that 77,333 fruit growers were benefitted under Horticulture Technology Mission in the State so far and 14,333.2 hectares additional land brought under horticulture. He said that 2245.3 hectares areas under vegetable production and 594.2 hectares under floriculture were also brought under the Mission.

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