Jhansi will set up dragon fruit production center

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Jhansi. The government decided to make Jhansi the center of dragon fruit (lotus) in UP. After Mirzapur in the state through the State Horticulture Mission it was decided to produce most of the dragon fruit. According to the new garden program, a total of 14 hectares will be produced in Jhansi, while it will be 20 hectares in Mirzapur.
In view of Bundelkhand’s climate, Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared the need to promote dragon fruit here last year. At the moment this fruit mainly comes from some countries like Thailand, Singapore. It is produced here in some areas of southern India. In states like Karnataka, Goa, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, people like it very much. The cost of one fruit is around 60-80 rupees. Last year the yogi government changed the name of this fruit to Kamalam after tensions with China. Now the government wants to promote their production. For the first time it was included in the state horticultural mission. According to the action plan, the garden is to be laid out on 14 hectares this year. A grant is granted to the beneficiaries. 11 hectares will be allocated to the general category of farmers and three hectares to the regular box farmers, although the amount of the subsidy has not yet been determined. At the same time, a hectare target was set in Lalitpur, Jalaun, Hamirpur, Mahoba, Banda, Chitrakoot. Production takes place on seven hectares in Kaushambi, Prayagraj. The government has set the target, according to Vinay Yadav, deputy director of horticulture. With the allocation of the funds, the selection of farmers starts.
Strawberries are planted on 14 hectares
This time, the horticultural division will expand the strawberry area that Jhansi made a hit last year to 14 hectares. As part of this, his filaments are made available to the farmers. The fields for strawberries must be prepared from now on. Sowing begins after a few days.

Jhansi. The government decided to make Jhansi the center of dragon fruit (lotus) in UP. After Mirzapur in the state through the State Horticulture Mission it was decided to produce most of the dragon fruit. According to the new garden program, a total of 14 hectares will be produced in Jhansi, while it will be 20 hectares in Mirzapur.

Given the climate of Bundelkhand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared last year the need to promote dragon fruit here. At the moment this fruit mainly comes from some countries like Thailand, Singapore. It is produced here in some areas of southern India. In states like Karnataka, Goa, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, people like it very much. The cost of one fruit is around 60-80 rupees. Last year the yogi government changed the name of this fruit to Kamalam after tensions with China. Now the government wants to promote their production. For the first time it was included in the state horticultural mission. According to the action plan, the garden is to be laid out on 14 hectares this year. A grant is granted to the beneficiaries. 11 hectares are allocated to the general category of farmers and three hectares to the regular box-builders, although the amount of the subsidy has not yet been determined. At the same time, a hectare target was set in Lalitpur, Jalaun, Hamirpur, Mahoba, Banda, Chitrakoot. Production takes place on seven hectares in Kaushambi, Prayagraj. The government has set the target, according to Vinay Yadav, deputy director of horticulture. With the allocation of the funds, the selection of farmers starts.

Strawberries are planted on 14 hectares

This time, the horticultural division will expand the strawberry area that Jhansi made a hit last year to 14 hectares. As part of this, his filaments are made available to the farmers. The fields for strawberries must be prepared from now on. Sowing begins after a few days.

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( News Source – Amar Ujala )

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