Hoticulture

Arpan is implementing a long term Livelihood Development Programme (Horticulture) for poor marginalized Tribal communities of PRATAPGARH district sponsored by NABARD under Tribal Development Fund Assistance for a period of 7 years. The main objective of the programme is the upliftment of 1660 disadvantaged poor family units through improvement of economic, health and women’s status and stabilized. The project was initiated in 12 remote villages of Pratapgarh district of Rajasthan through a process of economically viable, agronomical sustainable, socially acceptable and technically replicable.

ARPAN has introduced into JAIPUR, BUNDI & PRATAPGARH districts under a Horticulture Development program sponsored by Tribal Area Development Department. Till date 919 Amla orchards have been planted in three districts, the participant families are all BPL, women headed family participation of 10% & more was mandate where we as organization has followed.

ARPAN is under implementation of an Agriculture Development Programme under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojna (RKVY) in financial assistance with Department of Agriculture – Govt. of Rajasthan in PRATAPGARH district with 700 farmer families, where the Livelihood of individual farmer family will be enhanced with the intervention support of Horticulture, Improved Agricultural Practices, Dairy Development and Water Resource Development at farmer’s field.

The future impacts of the long term sustainable programme are the increase in productivity of farmer families through the restoration of Water resources and per hectare area under irrigation will be enhanced. A new Dairy route will be established in the project area so as to strengthen 300 farmers economically and to sustain the productivity.

ARPAN’s innovation for adopting an AGRO SERVICE CENTER will be proven highly efficient to adapt the Marketing and channelize the farm produces at local to National Markets.

ARPAN is going to introduce the concept of Farmers Producer Company at Pratapgarh for production, value addition & marketing of agriculture & horticulture produce produced by the farmers.