Institute of Horticulture Technology (IHT) is organizing a mega event – ‘Horti India-2017’ on “Conventional and Alternative Horticultural Production Systems” at Horticulture Technology Park, Greater Noida from 9th – 10th February, 2017.
IHT has been successfully organizing such events since 2012. The earlier events were inaugurated by Governor Puducherry, Union and State Ministers, Director General ICAR and attended by policy planners, entrepreneurs, people from corporate sectors and thousands of farmers across different states of India. These events received wide coverage by national newspapers, TV channels, especially Krishi Darshan and NDTV.
‘Horti India – 2017’ is a unique event of international stature focusing on live demonstration of Horticultural crops and providing opportunity for hands on training on Hi-Tech Horticulture i.e. Innovative technologies in Nursery production- vegetables, flowers, forest plant saplings, medicinal and aromatic plants; protected cultivation- vegetables and cut flowers, hydroponics, precision farming, micro irrigation, fertilizers and chemicals. Special display and hands on training by international experts for flower arrangement especially for professional floriculturists will also be conducted on both days of the event.
The event will have sessions of workshop where interactive lectures/discussions on various important topics will be organized. National and international exhibitors will be exhibiting various Agri/Horti products and technologies directly to the farmers, policy planners and other visitors in the Exhibition. Different departments of Ministries of Government of India and State Governments will also showcase their achievements and schemes meant for welfare of farmers. Horticulture input companies from India and abroad will demonstrate their products in the exhibition.
The aim is to acquaint the farmers, extension officials, entrepreneurs and other stakeholders with the benefits of new technologies to enhance the productivity and profitability in horticulture. The workshop provides a common platform for farmers, horticulture professionals, academicians, scientists, researchers, managers and policy makers to exchange experiences, best practices, and ideas related to current and emerging issues associated with horticulture sector for the benefit of all the stake holders.
Like previous events, several international experts from Thailand, Netherlands, Japan, France and Israel will attend the event and share their expertise in horticulture with farmers and other visitors through interactive lectures and trainings. There is a provision of a Hindi translator for providing maximum benefit to the farmers and other professionals.
Event is expected to draw trade specific attendees which include Farmers, Central/ State Governments officers, Horticulturists, Arborists, Town Planners, Consultants, Urban Planning Consultants, Environment Consultants, Municipal Authorities, Tourism Development Departments, Present and prospective Entrepreneurs, Nurserymen & Gardeners etc.
All of this makes ’Horti India-2017’ an essential event for the farmers, government horticulture officials and professional growers of fresh vegetables, flowers and fruit plants. The workshop is farmers’ oriented including hands on training and interactive lectures for farmers.
A large variety of saplings of flowers will be on display and can be purchased.
Institute of Horticulture Technology,
Horticulture Technology Park, G-1, Alpha-1, Greater Noida, U. P.