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National Horticulture Board, Government of India(NHB) has its Gujarat office at APMC, Jamalpur, Ahmedabad. It provides a plethora of incentives for establishing of infrastructure and facilitate development of horticulture.

Sr. No. National Horticulture Board (NHB) Schemes
1 Development of commercial horticulture through production and post harvest management The NHB schemes are varied and depend upon whether the project is production/ processing/ marketing related and range from bee-keeping to Bio-technology, horticulture covering a vast spectrum of components ( such as herbs, aromatic, medicinal plants, biotechnology tissue culture, bio pesticides, organic foods, pre-cooling units \ cool stores, reefer vans, containers, retail outlets, auction, platform, Horticulture ancillary units etc) Back-ended subsidy varies from 20 % of the project cost with a maximum of Rs 25 lacs..
2 Capital investment subsidy for construction/ modernization/ expansion of cold storage and other storages for horticulture produce. In collaboration with NABARD& NCDC projects up-to 5000 MT capacity and not exceeding RS 2 crore with 25% promoter's contribution, 50% term loan & 25% capital investment subsidy.
3 Technology development and transfer. This includes introduction of new technologies, expert services from abroad, seminars, study tours etc. 100 %financial assistance up-to RS 10 lacs/ project for production related and RS 25 lacs to R&D efforts and actual/ limited reimbursement of expenses.
4 Establishment of nutritional gardens in rural areas. Distribution of fruit plant & vegetable seeds in minikits etc. RS 250 fee per minikit per family
5 Market Information service for Horticulture crops. Information of wholesale prices, arrivals ,trends . 100% financial assistance
6 Horticulture promotion service. Techno-economic feasibility studies, develop strategies etc. 100% financial assistance and studies through professional consultants.

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