Horticulture Departmental Profile
Tripura is endowed with favorable
climatic conditions which offer immense scope for cultivation of
various kinds of Horticultural crops including fruits, vegetables,
spices, nuts, flowers and other ornamentals. The horticultural
sector has been establishing increasingly its credibility for
improving the productivity of land, generating employment, improving
the economic condition of farmers and entrepreneurs, enhancing
export and above all, providing nutritional security to people.
Nevertheless, it was only the Eighth Plan that horticulture received
some recognition in terms of investments in the country and the
state as well as special fill up was given only in the Ninth Plan
period, assigning priority in resource management, diversification
and value addition.