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Institute of Horticulture Technology (IHT), established in 2009 under the aegis of Akhil Bhartiya Grameen Vikas Sanstha,a premier National Institute empaneled by Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare is organizing ‘Horti India 2017’ at Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

Dr. K.L. Chadha, Padma Shri Awardee and a renowned horticultural scientist of National andInternational repute chairs the Advisory Committee of eminent experts that guide the Institute’sfunctioning.

The Institute envisions capacity building in technology driven horticulture to meet the increasingdemands of the fast developing horticulture industry of the country. It provides ‘Hands on Trainings’ to farmers and officials from public and private organization, at its main campus, besides, on-site trainingin states at district / block levels. The comprehensive training imparted at the institute caters to theneeds and demands of horticulture industry involved in production of horticulture produce.

IHT has been successfully organizing trainings in Hi Tech Horticulture of various durations since 2009,so far Institute has conducted trainings for thousands of farmers, government officials andentrepreneurs from different states of India like Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Nagaland, Odisha, Sikkim,Uttrakhand, union territories- Andamanand Nicobar Islands, and Southeast Asian countries mainly Bahrain, Bangladesh,Afghanistan etc.

In addition annual events are being organized, those events were inaugurated byV.I.P.’s like Governors, Union/State Ministers and Secretaries to Government of India and attended bypolicy planners, entrepreneurs, participants from corporate sectors and farmers across different statesof India. These events were well received and attracted wide coverage in national newspapers and TVchannels through popular programmes like Krishi Darshan.

Objectives of IHT

  • Train manpower to cater to the requirements of the horticulture sector.
  • Offer short term and long term coursesfor different stakeholders in horticulture
  • Promotion of interaction among different stakeholders by organizing different annual events.
  • Organize mega events in horticulture and expert talks providing a platform for transferable skills and knowledge to the farmers and officials.
  • Refine and customize innovative technologies

Board of Advisors

The technical advisory board of IHT is composed of experts from different fields of horticulture.

K L Chadha

Dr. K.L. Chadha Padma Shri Awardee
Former National Professor, Deputy Director General, Horticulture ICAR, New Delhi
Horticulture Commissioner
First Director, IIHR, Bangalore
Project Coordinator (Fruits) and Head, Central Mango Research Station, Lucknow
Horticulture Commissioner, (Ex. Officio Joint Secretary) Govt. of India
Executive Director, National Horticulture Board, Govt. of India-Gurgaon


Dr. Janaki Ram
Assistant Director General,
ICAR, KAB II, Pusa Campus
New Delhi- 110012

Dr. M. L. Chadha
Former Regional Director,
South Asian World Vegetable
Centre, ICRISAT, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

Dr. Pritam Kalia
Division of Vegetable Crops
New Delhi- 110012

Mr. Bas Meijndert
International Horticulture Consultant,
Previous Lucel BV, Laurense tuinbouwadvies groep.
The Hague Area, Netherlands

A Progressive Farmer -To be nominated

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About Us
Infrastructural Facilities
  • Computer lab with Internet facilities.
  • Library with relevant publications.
  • Hi-tech greenhouses for practical training.
  • Sufficient open land for practical training.
  • Integrated computerized fertigation system.
  • Energy efficient Hi-tech Greenhouse for growing nursery and high value crops during high temperature conditions.
  • Hi-tech nursery raising chamber with mist irrigation facility.
  • Other polyhouses and nethouses.
  • Field classroom.
  • Well developed technology display centre.
  • Cafeteria and banks in close vicinity with ATM facility.
  • Museum with variety of components used in Greenhouse.
  • Placement assistance.