Project Objective

Objective

  • To promote sustainable crop diversification in Himachal Pradesh by development and rehabilitation of minor irrigation facilities and access farm roads.

  • To increase income per unit area per unit time by diversifying to cash crop cultivation

  • Sustainable growth of agriculture sector by promoting organic farming and ensuring prosperity of small and marginal farmers of the Pradesh

  • Exploitation of existing comparative climatic advantage in the Pradesh for growing off season vegetable crops

  • Organization of farming community into commodity based group farming and marketing

  • Knowledge and skill enhancement of farming community for the adoption of new technologies and operation and maintenance of irrigation schemes

  • Human resource development and capacity building.