Launch of Horticulture Cluster Development Programme
- The Horticulture Cluster Development Programme (CDP) was
launched by the Ministry of Agriculture.
- The objective of the programme is to
ensure the holistic growth of horticulture.
- During the pilot phase, the programme will be implemented in 12 horticulture
clusters across 11 states/UTs.
is a central sector programme.
is implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare's National
Horticulture Board (NHB).
- Goal: To grow and develop identified horticulture clusters in order to make
them globally competitive.
programme will benefit approximately ten lakh farmers.
implemented in all 53 clusters, it is expected to generate an investment of Rs.
major issues will be addressed, including pre-production, production,
post-harvest management, logistics, marketing, and branding.