Dragon fruit farming subsidy in Haryana

Haryana government has announced a Dragon fruit farming subsidy in Haryana. How to apply for dragon fruit subsidy in Haryana is given here. The Portal and website address are also shared here so that you can avail this opportunity. Eligibility criteria’s to apply for this scheme are also given.

Dragon fruit subsidy scheme Haryana

There is good news for those farmers who are doing farming of dragon fruit in India, Haryana. Dragon fruit is rich in nutrients and Haryana government has announced a big subsidy for dragon fruit farmers. Dragon fruit is a desert plant and dragon fruit farming does not need much water this fruit is well known as Kamalam in India. 

To encourage the cultivation of dragon fruit in Haryana Doctor Sumitra additional chief secretary, of the agricultural department, the government of Haryana has told that a special grant has been implemented by the government.

The demand of dragon fruit in the market is quite high and farmers can achieve a good profit by doing dragon fruit cultivation in Haryana. Haryana government will provide a grant of 1 lakh 20 thousand per acre to dragon fruit farmers. 

Dragon fruit subsidy eligibility in Haryana 

The important thing is that the farmer who will do the cultivation of dragon fruit on 10 acres is eligible for getting Rs 1 lakh 20,000 per acre. Let us tell you that Rs 50,000 per acre will be given for planting saplings and Rs 70,000 per acre will be given for the net system.

According to the scheme, farmers will get a sapling grant in three instalments. More importantly, this grant will be given to only those farmers who have done registration on the government portal meri fasal mera byora. The farmers who want to take the advantage of dragon fruit subsidy scheme are advised to visit the horticulture department website hortnet.gov.in and apply for the same. 

Dragon fruit cultivation introduction

Dragon fruit climate condition 

Dragon fruit from climate plant and loves direct sunlight as well as heat, humidity. 

Dragon fruit soil requirement

Dragon fruit can grow on a wide range of soil due to soil friendly nature. However, when it comes to commercial dragon fruit cultivation it prefers sandy and loamy soil with good organic matter and drainage. 

Water requirement for dragon fruit plant?

Dragon fruit belongs to cactus family and it needs less water.

Best time to plant dragon fruit

Summers and early spring is the best time to plant dragon fruit. 

Dragon fruit varieties in India

Hylocereus undatus, Hylocereus megalanthus, Hylocereus costaricensis. 

Dragon fruit harvesting

8 months old Dragon fruit can produce 2 to 3 kg of fruit. Eighteen month old dragon fruits can produce 6.5 tonn to 7 tonn pitaya fruits per acre. 

Common names of dragon fruit

 Dragon fruit is also known as pitaya fruit, kamalam fruit. 

Is kamalam or dragon fruit are same?

Yes, dragon fruit is also known as dragon fruit. In the recent past kamalam name is given to dragon fruit by India.

Organisations supporting dragon fruit

ICAR (INDIA), SOFRI (VIETNAM), IIHR (BANGALORE, INDIA).

Dragon fruit FAQ

What help can I get from Haryana government on dragon fruit cultivation?

Recently Haryana government announced that they are giving Rs 120,000 per acre to those farmers who are doing dragon fruit cultivation in Haryana on 10-acre of land.

Who will get dragon fruit subsidy in Haryana?

Farmers who have registered themselves in the government portal meri fasal mera byora and must be doing dragon fruit farming in 10 acre land in Haryana.

How to apply for dragon fruit subsidy in Haryana, India?

One should visit the hortnet.gov.in website and get registered to participate in the fruit subsidy scheme.

How much money I will get for the dragon fruit subsidy scheme?

Haryana Government is giving Rs 1 lakh 20 thousand per acre to start dragon fruit cultivation on at least 10-acre land.

Is dragon fruit healthy to eat?

Yes, it is one of the most expensive fruits full of rich nutrients.

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