Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH) is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme for the holistic growth of the horticulture sector covering fruits, vegetables, root & tuber crops, mushrooms, spices, flowers, aromatic plants, coconut, cashew, cocoa and bamboo. Under MIDH, Government of India (GOI) contributes 60% of total outlay for developmental programs in all the states except states in North East and Himalayas, 40% share is contributed by State Governments. In the case of North Eastern States and Himalayan States, GOI contributes 90%.
Overview of Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture
|Name||Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture|
|Also known as||MIDH|
|Launched by||PM Narendra Modi|
|Nodal Ministry||Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare|
|Sector||Central sector scheme|
|Objective||holistic development of horticulture in the country|
Objective and Benefits of Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture
Enhance horticulture production, augment farmers’ income and strengthen nutritional security; Improve productivity by way of quality germplasm, planting material and water use efficiency through Micro Irrigation.