About us

Recognizing the immense potential that Horticulture had to offer to the State Our Visionary Leaders envisioned the creation of a separate Horticulture Department which was earlier only a sub-wing of the Agriculture Department, on the 1st of April 1992, a separate full-fledged Department of Horticulture was formed from the parent Agriculture Department.

The Department was faced with the challenging task of bringing about the holistic development of Horticulture in the State and helping the horticultural farmers in the State achieve the increasing yield potential so as to maximize their profits while at the same time, struggling to bring about awareness in the potential of the Horticultural Sector amongst the non-horticultural farmers and convincing them to take up horticultural crops as a full time...

Schemes & Programmes

State Horticulture Nursery

The State Horticulture Nursery initiated series of developmental activities mainly focused on maintenance of accredited nurseries. The Year wise calendars of farm operations were actively executed as per the requirement of the crop under different progeny mother blocks. Besides farm developments and operations...

Coconut Developement Board

Coconut Development Board is a statutory body established by the Government of India for the integrated development of coconut production and utilization in the country with focus on productivity increase and product diversification. The Board functions under the administrative control of the Ministry of Agriculture and...

Dragon Fruit cultivation

Dragon Fruit is famous in Thailand, Vietnam, Israel and Sri Lanka. In India, commercial cultivation of this fruit is picking up and in Nagaland some farmers and fruit lovers have initiated its cultivation.The Dream Dragon Fruit Farm at Shitovi village in Dimapur district is the first farm where exotic Dragon Fruit is produced and sold...

Contact us

Department of Horticulture
New Secretariate Complex, Kohima
Nagaland 797001

Office timing:
Summer – 9.30 AM to 4.30 PM
Winter – 9.00 AM to 4.00 PM