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Success Stories under Horticulture Mission for North East & Himalayan States

Floriculture in Mairang, West Khasi Hills

Smt. Suklin Syiemlieh of Bynther Village, Mairang Sub-Division, West Khasi Hills District interested in floriculture started on her own in a very small way. Later the District Horticulture Officer, West Khasi Hills rendered her assistance through Horticulture Mission for North East & Himalayan States (HMNEH) by giving one floriculture unit of carnation. Seeing the success and the income generated through this venture ...Readmore>>

Pineapple in West Garo Hills

Shri. Jamendro B. Marak, son of Late. Sumon D. Sangma is permanent resident of village. Rongdenggre, West Garo Hills, 30 km from Tura. In the year 2007, he started cultivating pineapple about 12000 nos in 2.5 bighas and earned about ` 24,000 from his first harvesting of 20% crops (about 2500 nos of fruits) out of planted area in the year 2009. ...Readmore>>

Umklai area integrated Cooperative Society

Umklai village, a small quiet hamlet lying a little off the main road from the hustle and bustle of the national highway,skirting the busy Nongpoh market is fairly nondescript, as villages go, but on the slopes surrounding the little hamlet, dangling from clumps of trees is a wonder plant-the Sohprew. ...Readmore>>

A fragrant tale continued

Bernadette Khongsngi, former housewife, present day farmer entrepreneur, resident ofUmran village located about 35 Kms along National Highway No 40 connecting Shillong to Guwahati. With seven children and a village teacher husband, she is the epitome ofanormalKhasi housewife but with one exception; .. Readmore>>

Success story on Dendrobium orchids

Through the centrally sponsored scheme, Horticulture Mission for Himalayan and North East Region, Dendrobium Orchidwas introduced underthe protected cultivation. Dendrobium Orchid was taken up at Naringre village in Rongjeng Development Block which is about 43km from Williamnagar. The people living here have very little... Readmore>>