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Horticulture

‘Activities’ of District Horticulture Office, Purba Medinipur under the Department of Food Processing Industries and Horticulture, Govt. of West Bengal is modernisation of horticulture scenario of the district in the emerging areas like adoption of planting through micro-propagated planting materials, commercial and hybrid based seed production, commercial and hybrid seed production of horticultural crops, creation of model nurseries for quality planting materials, adoption of organic horticulture, creation of permanent and HDPE Vermicompost unit, adoption of Horticulture Mechanization (Power Tiller & Tractor subsidy distribution ),  Post harvest management & processing of fruits & vegetables, quality packaging, cool chain infrastructure development, creation of water harvesting technologies in dry land areas, Cultivation of Betel vine, Flowers & Foliage and Off season Vegetables etc under protected structure (Shade net house & Green House) , precession farming , Area Expansion of Flower, fruits(Perennial & non perennial), vegetables, Cashewnut , spices etc many more to come. All the above government schemes are implemented to the farmers field on subsidy basis. The following schemes are running in this district.

  • Mission for Instigated Development of Horticulture
  • National Horticulture Mission (MIDH)
  • Rashtriya Krishi Vikash Yojona (RKVY)           
  • National Vegetable Initiative for Urban Clusters (NVIUC)

Officers and Staff –

Sl. No. Name of the Officers & Staff Designation Contact No e-mail
1 Swapan Kumar Sheet Assistant Director of Horticulture , District Horticulture Office, Purba Medinipur & Deputy Director of Horticulture -in-Charge 9475342261 horticulturepurbamedinipur[at]gmail[dot]com
2 Selim Dhali Assistant Director of Horticulture, SDHO, Contai Sub Division 9749161930 sdhocontai[at]gmail[dot]com
3 Sunil Kumar Jali Horticulture Extension Officer 9932437698
4 Tarun Kanti Manna Assistant Horticulture Extension Officer 9474757850
5 Partha Maity Lower Division Clerk 9933837790
6 Gobinda Maity Peon 8145981260
7 Arpan Jana Peon 9775130618
8 Ananta Kumar Sahoo Krishi Shramik 9609121149
9 Goutam Giri Krishi Shramik 9593080948