Project Objective

Last Updated On: 30/06/2017

 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.