Welcome to Department of Horticulture

Horticulture is the backbone of the State’s economy with a yearly turn over of Rs.5000 crores. Presently, it provides direct and indirect employment to about 23.00 lakh people and most of them earn their livelihood from this sector. Presently, an area of 1.21 lakh ha. is under fruit cultivation in Jammu Province with an annual production of 1.87 lakh M.T. (2014-15). Horticulture has been declared as a thrust area by the State Government and various developmental schemes have been taken by the Department under State Sector and Central Sector for promotion of this sector and give further boost to it. Read More

Incentives for farmers Under MIDH, RKVY. Read More