Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
all crops eligible for assistance under National Horticulture Mission (NHM)?
Answer: Yes, all
crops except coconut and medicinal plants are covered under NHM. Coconut
Development Board is implementing schemes for the development of coconut whereas
National Medicinal Plants Board is giving assistance for the development of
is a cluster?
cluster, as contemplated in the NHM, comprise of contiguous area of not less
than 100 hectares under a horticulture crop.
should a farmer contact for availing the NHM?
Answer: The NHM will be implemented by the State
Horticulture Mission of which the Mission Director will be responsible for
coordinating the programme. As the district level, the District Level Committee
will be responsible for implementing the programme.
assistance be available for irrigation under NHM?
Assistance will be available for creating water sources under NHM. This
assistance is available only to community based projects/Panchayati Raj
Question: Can a
farmer get assistance for cultivating two or more crops?
Question: Can a beneficiary avail assistance from the NHB as well as NHM for PHM related activities?
Answer: Assistance for the same component like cold storage, pack houses etc could be availed qnly from one source. If the assistance is proposed to be availed through the NHM, the proposal should form a part of the action plan of the SHM. The NHB will ensure that projects which are sanctioned under NHM are not funded by NHB.
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