ABOUT National
Horticulture fair 2021

The ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Hesaraghatta, Bengaluru is organizing National Horticulture Fair-2021 during 8-12 February, 2021 in collaboration with, ICAR-ATARI, Bengaluru, Society for Promotion of Horticulture, Bengaluru, BESST-HORT Technology Business Incubator, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru, Sri Sri Institute of Agricultural Sciences & Technology Trust, Bengaluru and National Horticulture Board, Gurugram. All the 721 KVKs of 11 ICAR - ATARIs, FPOs, Horticulture Commodity associations will be connected virtual.

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What is new IN NHF 2021
  • 01 'Arka Poorna' a new guava variety in white pulp segment
  • 02 Leaf curl resistant chilli hybrid 'Arka Gagan'
  • 03 Gummy stem blight resistant bottle gourd hybrid 'Arka Ganga'
  • 04 CMS based marigold hybrids with high carotene content
  • 05 'Arka Shyam' a new variety in watermelon for ice box segment
  • 06 Online seed portal, SBI Krishi yono
  • 07 'Arka Herbi wash' an organic based product for pesticides free fruits and vegetables

    Programme aims at

  • Knowledge sharing on innovations in horticulture through showcasing of technologies and demonstrations
  • Scientists - Farmers - Stakeholders discussions on emerging challenges in Horticulture for effective dissemination of horticultural technologies.
  • Providing common platform to the service providers in the area of horticulture viz., ICAR institutes, SAUs, Developmental Departments, Private industries, Financial institutions, NGOs, FPOs and market functionaries, etc., for interaction with the farming communities.

Salient Features of Previous National

Horticulture Fair 2020

  1. Exhibition stalls from ICAR institutes, Agricultural Universities, Developmental Departments, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), private industries, etc,.

  2. Live demonstration of improved varieties and technologies.

  3. Sale of seeds, planting mategial, products from ICAR-IIHR and private entrepreneurs.

  4. Farmers-Scientists discussions.

  5. Felicitation of innovative farmers in recognition of their contributions.

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra

Chief Patron, Secretary (DARE) & DG (ICAR), New Delhi

Dr. Anand Kumar Singh

Patron, DDG ( Hort Sciences), ICAR, New Delhi

Dr. A K Singh

DDG ( Agriculture Extension) , ICAR, New Delhi

Shri Sanjay Agarwal

Secretary, Department of Agriculture Cooperation & Farmers Welfare

Shri. Sanjay Kumar Singh

Additional Secretary (DARE) & Secretary (ICAR)

Dr. M R Dinesh

Chairman, NHF 2021, Director, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru

Dr. M. Angamuthu

I.A.S, Chairman APEDA, New Delhi

Shri. Rajbir Singh

Managing Director, National Horticulture Board, Gurugram

Dr. S.K. Malhotra

Agriculture Commissioner, DOAC, Govt of India, New Delhi

Dr. B.N. Srinivasa Murthy

DOAC, Govt of India, New Delhi.

B. Fouzia Taranum

I.A.S, Director, Dept. of Horticulture, Govt of Karnataka, Bengaluru.

Shri. B.Y. Srinivas

Director, Dept. of Agriculture, Govt of Karnataka, Bengaluru

Dr. M.V. Dhananjaya

Organizing Secretary, Principal Scientist, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru.

Dr. T.S. Aghora

In-charge PME, Principal Scientist, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru.

Dr. Prakash Patil

Project Coordinator (Fruits), ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru

Dr. C. Aswath

Head, Division of Flower and Medicinal Crops, ICAR-IIHR & General Secretary, SPH, Bengaluru

Dr. S.S. Hebbar

Nodal Officer, Farm Management & Principal Scientist, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru.

Dr. C.K. Narayana

Head, Division of Post Harvest Technology and Agricultural Engineering and CEO, BESST-HORT, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru

Dr. Venkatta Kumar R

Head, Division of Social Sciences and Training, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru.

Dr. Reju M. Kurian

Head, Division of Fruit Crops, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru.

Dr. Shivashankara K.S.

Head, Division of Basic Sciences, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru.

Dr. Madhavi Reddy K.

Head, Division of Vegetable Crops, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru.

Dr. M. Krishna Reddy

Head , Div. of Plant Protection, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru.

Dr. Raghupathi H.B.

Head, Division of Natural Resources, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru.

Dr. Gobinda Chandra Acharya

Head, Central Horticultural Experiment Station(CHES), Bhubaneswar, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru.

Dr. B. Narayanswamy

Principal Scientist, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru.

Sri. R. Prasad

Chairman, Sri Sri Institute Of Agricultural Sciences and Technology-Art of Living, Bengaluru.

Sri. Venkatesh S.R.

CEO, Sri Sri Institute Of Agricultural Sciences and Technology-Art of Living, Bengaluru.

Sri. Shivasubhramanyam

CEO, Pratian Technologies Pvt Ltd

Shri. G.G. Harakangi

Chief Administrative Officer, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru.

Shri. Jegadeesan K.G.

Finance and Accounts Officer, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru.

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra

Chief Patron, Secretary (DARE) & DG (ICAR), New Delhi

Dr. Anand Kumar Singh

Patron, DDG ( Hort Sciences), ICAR, New Delhi

Dr. A K Singh

DDG ( Agriculture Extension) , ICAR, New Delhi

Shri Sanjay Agarwal

Secretary, Department of Agriculture Cooperation & Farmers Welfare

Shri. Sanjay Kumar Singh

Additional Secretary (DARE) & Secretary (ICAR)

Dr. M R Dinesh

Chairman, NHF 2021, Director, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru

Dr. M. Angamuthu

I.A.S, Chairman APEDA, New Delhi

Shri. Rajbir Singh

Managing Director, National Horticulture Board, Gurugram

Dr. S.K. Malhotra

Agriculture Commissioner, DOAC, Govt of India, New Delhi

Dr. B.N. Srinivasa Murthy

DOAC, Govt of India, New Delhi.

B. Fouzia Taranum

I.A.S, Director, Dept. of Horticulture, Govt of Karnataka, Bengaluru.

Shri. B.Y. Srinivas

Director, Dept. of Agriculture, Govt of Karnataka, Bengaluru

Dr. M.V. Dhananjaya

Organizing Secretary, Principal Scientist, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru.

Dr. T.S. Aghora

In-charge PME, Principal Scientist, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru.

Dr. Prakash Patil

Project Coordinator (Fruits), ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru

Dr. C. Aswath

Head, Division of Flower and Medicinal Crops, ICAR-IIHR & General Secretary, SPH, Bengaluru

Dr. S.S. Hebbar

Nodal Officer, Farm Management & Principal Scientist, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru.

Dr. C.K. Narayana

Head, Division of Post Harvest Technology and Agricultural Engineering and CEO, BESST-HORT, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru

Dr. Venkatta Kumar R

Head, Division of Social Sciences and Training, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru.

Dr. Reju M. Kurian

Head, Division of Fruit Crops, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru.

Dr. Shivashankara K.S.

Head, Division of Basic Sciences, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru.

Dr. Madhavi Reddy K.

Head, Division of Vegetable Crops, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru.

Dr. M. Krishna Reddy

Head , Div. of Plant Protection, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru.

Dr. Raghupathi H.B.

Head, Division of Natural Resources, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru.

Dr. Gobinda Chandra Acharya

Head, Central Horticultural Experiment Station(CHES), Bhubaneswar, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru.

Dr. B. Narayanswamy

Principal Scientist, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru.

Sri. R. Prasad

Chairman, Sri Sri Institute Of Agricultural Sciences and Technology-Art of Living, Bengaluru.

Sri. Venkatesh S.R.

CEO, Sri Sri Institute Of Agricultural Sciences and Technology-Art of Living, Bengaluru.

Sri. Shivasubhramanyam

CEO, Pratian Technologies Pvt Ltd

Shri. G.G. Harakangi

Chief Administrative Officer, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru.

Shri. Jegadeesan K.G.

Finance and Accounts Officer, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru.


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