Directorate of Horticulture

Directorate of Horticulture The Directorate of Horticulture was bifurcated from the Department of Agriculture during the year 2005 with the mandate to accelerate the pace of horticulture development in the State of Meghalaya.
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Vision of the Department:
To promote holistic, sustained and equitable intervention for attaining food security; conservation, management, protection and sustainable use of natural resources for improved livelihood; generating gainful rural employment opportunities to alleviate poverty and striving towards an overall balanced economic development of the farming community. Goals of the Department:
•Attaining Food Security and Sustainable Growth by increasing production of food grains and improving productivity.
•Augment Farmer’s Income through growing of suitable horticultural crops
•Promote Commercial Agriculture through low volume high value crops
•Creation of need based Marketing Infrastructure including institutional support and supporting facilities
•Popularise Participatory Approach to agriculture management through watershed programmes and Self Help Groups at village level.

Operating as usual

19/02/2021
KISAN CREDIT CARD (KCC) LEIT MIH SHA KA BANK JONG PHI BAN IOH RAM HA KA SUT KABA TANG 2% ( 2 na ka shispah)
23/01/2021

KISAN CREDIT CARD (KCC) LEIT MIH SHA KA BANK JONG PHI BAN IOH RAM HA KA SUT KABA TANG 2% ( 2 na ka shispah)

02/12/2020
Today only nine plant species account for 66% of total crop production, despite the fact that there are at least 30 000 ...
02/10/2020

Today only nine plant species account for 66% of total crop production, despite the fact that there are at least 30 000 edible plants. We need to grow a variety of food to nourish people and sustain the planet. #FoodHeroes , #WorldFoodDay

17/09/2020

The Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill 2020 will remove barrier in inter and intra state trading of farm produce outside the APMC market yards and sub yards. #JaiKisan, #AtmaNirbharKrishi

#AatmaNirbharKrishi
09/08/2020

#AatmaNirbharKrishi

Conrad K Sangma
11/05/2020

Conrad K Sangma

Young woman entrepreneur Anumahasa Sna from Jaintia Hills launched value added organic black pepper, black sesame, Organic Lakadong Turmeric in Shillong as a follow up of SIAL. These times of crisis can also be turned into opportunity.

30/04/2020
RJ Jen Big FM

Beat the Lockdown with some creative hobby in your backyard, kitchen garden, terraces and raise your own greens this summer, to ensure a ready source of nutrition for you and your family.

Another activity to kill your time during this lockdown period, and that is growing your own vegetables at home. You can always choose a small space and grow your own kitchen garden.Vegetables seedlings are available at Goverment Fruit garden,Cleve colony shillong, District of Horticulture/Agriculture Offices in all districts, and commercial outlet Phira Enterprise,MUDA Complex Garikhana, Shillong and Iaijop Enterprise Mahari & Sons building Umsohsun Shillong. Let's start growing for a secured tommorow..Stay Safe Stay Home.
Canning S Shabong

STAY SAFE, STAY HEALTHY, GROW YOUR OWN VEGETABLES
28/04/2020

STAY SAFE, STAY HEALTHY, GROW YOUR OWN VEGETABLES

14/04/2020
Advisory for farmers and farming sector #COVID19
04/04/2020

Advisory for farmers and farming sector #COVID19

MEGHALAYA FARMER'S PORTAL VIDEO CHANNELPlease visit our Video Channel to view various vids relating to agriculture/horti...
30/04/2019

MEGHALAYA FARMER'S PORTAL VIDEO CHANNEL

Please visit our Video Channel to view various vids relating to agriculture/horticulture in Meghalaya. Please click on this link to visit... https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCi5NekmUUqk-ie2DVWFjNKA/videos?fbclid=IwAR1QZhOgKyQW1F_dZSdwssSb3GRtTlWPsWVmEjAscp4O0HaDzHk3l3E759U

MEGHALAYA FARMER'S PORTAL VIDEO CHANNEL

Please visit our Video Channel to view various vids relating to agriculture/horticulture in Meghalaya. Please click on this link to visit... https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCi5NekmUUqk-ie2DVWFjNKA/videos

15/02/2019
Orange Festival - 2018

ORANGE FESTIVAL 2018 - A video showing the highlights of the Orange Festival Dec 2018 held at the State Central Library Shillong, which showcased the strength of Khasi Mandarin, the Pride of Meghalaya. View here...

Orange Festival - 2018. Khasi Mandarin, The Pride Of Meghalaya. Organised by : Directorate of Horticulture.

Introducing Limited Edition Pack of MEG Certified Organic Tea ( Distinctively Meghalaya)
05/02/2019

Introducing Limited Edition Pack of MEG Certified Organic Tea ( Distinctively Meghalaya)

Meghalaya Day Celebration marking the 47th Year of Statehood along with the Flower Show
22/01/2019

Meghalaya Day Celebration marking the 47th Year of Statehood along with the Flower Show

Meghalaya Day Celebration marking the 47th Year of Statehood along with the Flower Show

Meghalaya Day Celebration marking the 47th Year of Statehood along with the Flower Show
21/01/2019

Meghalaya Day Celebration marking the 47th Year of Statehood along with the Flower Show

Meghalaya Day Celebration marking the 47th Year of Statehood along with the Flower Show

ORANGE FESTIVAL 2018
07/12/2018

ORANGE FESTIVAL 2018

Department of Agriculture, Meghalaya invites public comments/suggestions on the Draft Mushroom Mission Document which ca...
09/11/2018

Department of Agriculture, Meghalaya invites public comments/suggestions on the Draft Mushroom Mission Document which can be submitted in hard copy to the Director of Horticulture, Cleve Colony, Shillong or via email to: hort-meg[at]nic[dot]in. The Draft mission document can be downloaded from the web portal below
http://megfarmer.gov.in/Public/MFP_ReadMore.aspx

MEGHALAYA TARGETS TO PRODUCE 5000 MT OF MUSHROOMS IN 5 YEARSThe Meghalaya government is setting this target as it releas...
06/11/2018
Meghalaya targets to produce 5,000 MT of mushrooms within 5 years

MEGHALAYA TARGETS TO PRODUCE 5000 MT OF MUSHROOMS IN 5 YEARS
The Meghalaya government is setting this target as it released a draft document on ‘Mushroom Mission’ at the first ever Mushroom festival held on 5th Nov 2018 at Shillong. Read Full Story here....
https://nenow.in/north-east-news/meghalaya-targets-produce-5000-mt-mushrooms-within-5-years.html

Meghalaya is now aiming to increase mushroom production many folds from a meager 27 metric to an astound 5000 metric tons within five years.

The first ever State Mushroom Festival held on 5th Nov 2018 saw the launch of the Draft Mushroom Mission document  by Mi...
05/11/2018

The first ever State Mushroom Festival held on 5th Nov 2018 saw the launch of the Draft Mushroom Mission document by Minister Agriculture.

The first ever State Mushroom Festival held on 5th Nov 2018 saw the launch of the Draft Mushroom Mission document by Minister Agriculture.

01/11/2018
ALL are Cordially invited to this First of a Kind Festival
30/10/2018

ALL are Cordially invited to this First of a Kind Festival

26/10/2018
Directorate of Horticulture

We have reached the 2nd Milestone of 2000 LIKES. Thank you all for your patronage and visits.

The Directorate of Horticulture was bifurcated from the Department of Agriculture during the year 2005 with the mandate to accelerate the pace of horticulture development in the State of Meghalaya.

Autumn Flower Show Oct. 2018
25/10/2018

Autumn Flower Show Oct. 2018

Conrad K Sangma
01/10/2018

Conrad K Sangma

Launched the #JackfruitMission, an initiative to upscale the value of Jackfruit which will be to the advantage of our farmers.

Biskot Sohiong Festival 2018
21/09/2018

Biskot Sohiong Festival 2018

The Festival witnessed a revival of a sleeping giant, whose has the wherewithal to make it to our breakfast and dinner t...
07/07/2018

The Festival witnessed a revival of a sleeping giant, whose has the wherewithal to make it to our breakfast and dinner table and even our medicine chest, with its varied forms and avatar. This 1st State Level Festival is an eye opener and a wake up call to us as custodian of this sleeping giant, to rise from our slumber and witness with our very own eyes, the immense possibilities of transforming the livelihood of our farmers, though value addition and marketing.

The Festival witnessed a revival of a sleeping giant, whose has the wherewithal to make it to our breakfast and dinner table and even our medicine chest, with its varied forms and avatar. This 1st State Level Festival is an eye opener and a wake up call to us as custodian of this sleeping giant, to rise from our slumber and witness with our very own eyes, the immense possibilities of transforming the livelihood of our farmers, though value addition and marketing.

Congratulations to Meghalaya Agriculture Marketing Portal(www.megamb.gov.in) for being conferred SKOCH ORDER OF MERIT 20...
07/07/2018

Congratulations to Meghalaya Agriculture Marketing Portal(www.megamb.gov.in) for being conferred SKOCH ORDER OF MERIT 2018- Gold Level and for putting Meghalaya Agriculture on the Digital Map of India.

"I admire this fruit (Jackfruit) so much because it use to be our saviour, filling out stomach and make us go another mi...
03/07/2018

"I admire this fruit (Jackfruit) so much because it use to be our saviour, filling out stomach and make us go another mile during millitancy operations in the jungle.. we ate them raw n ripen n cooked it too" 👍(As narratted by a law enforcement officer from Meghalaya)

03/07/2018
02/07/2018
Home cooking

8 Amazing Health Benefits of Jackfruit:

8 Amazing Health Benefits of Jackfruit
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#Jackfruit #fruit #healthyfruit #healthbenefits #healthtips #health #ventunodiet #summerdiet

Prize winning Exhibits
22/05/2018

Prize winning Exhibits

Observation of World Honey Bee Day organised by the Office of the District Horticulture Officer, East Khasi Hills on 22nd May 2018.

Address

Government Fruit Garden
Shillong
793003

Opening Hours

Monday 10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00

Telephone

+913642227434

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