Development

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 (2016-17)
  • First in Isabgol production.
  • Second in Cumin Production (2016-17)
  • Second position in respect of Total Spices production for the year (2016-17)
  • Citrus fruits: fourth in Mandarin (Oranges) production and the production of the best quality of Kinnow.
  • The Horticultural Development Program have been expanded form 24 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 7674, 9641, 4756, 3827 hectares were established to during 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17 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