Haryana wins best horticulture award 2016
Q. Haryana has bagged which award at the Agricultural Leadership Summit 2016?- Published on 12 Sep 16
a. Best Horticulture State
b. Best Agriculture State
c. Best Floriculture State
d. None of the above
ANSWER: Best Horticulture State
Haryana has bagged the Best Horticulture State award for concerted efforts made by the government of this state to increase farmer’s income in horticulture.
- Award was given at the 9th Agricultural Leadership Summit 2016 organised by ICFA in New Delhi.
- Close to 2.5 lakh ha of land in the state is currently under horticulture
- The decision has been made to increase it to 9 lakh ha
- State has also decided to set up a horticulture university in the state
- It has also decided to set up CoE in horticulture in every district of the state and create 340 horticulture villages in the state
- Haryana is also set to establish the biggest horticulture mandi in the country at Ganaur on the pattern of Rungis Mandi of France and Shenzen Mandi of China