Apples CAGR: 6.1% CAGR: 7.7% CAGR 1.6% Major Areas of Production: Almora, Pittauragarh, Nainital, Tehri, Chamoli, Uttarkashi, Dehradun Indian Export Destinations: Bangladesh, Nepal , China, USA Other Major comptitors: China, USA, Iran, Turkey http://nhb.gov.in/Horticulture%20Crops%5Capple%5Capple1.htm
Litchi CAGR: 5.5% CAGR: 5.3% Litchi Production Areas: Punda, Someshwar, Navgarh, Champavat, Padampuri, Udham Singh, Haridwar Indian Export Destinations: Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, UAE, USA Other major competitors: China, USA, France, UK
Handicraft Product Major production area Aipan-Folk Art Shawls & stoles, Wall hangings, Bookmarks, photo frames , Coasters, tablemats, Cards, stickers etc. Kumaon (Aipan , the main component of Kuumaoni folk art is more commonly known as Alpana ) Ringaal Handicrafts Baskets, Kitchen Utility items, mats (moshtas), Furniture etc. Kumaon Rambaans Handicrafts Bags, Purses, Wall hangings and show pieces. Kumaon Coperwares Gagars or Coper pots, Water tillers, Drinking glasses, Musical instruments, Masks and other utility items used in houses and temples. Roorkee
Handicrafts Product Major production area Wooden Crafts Walking sticks, Animal figures, Miniature models of famous temples, Idols of Gods etc Haridwar and Roorkee Woolen Handicrafts Kaaleen, Pankhi , Thulma (thick blanket) chutka etc . Johar-Munisiyari in Pithoragarh, Bageshwar, Nainital, Dehradun, Chamoli, Rudraprayag and Uttarkhashi. Wax Work Decotrative candles Nainital
Handlooms Product Major production area Woolen Handlooms Harsil, Belchi, Merino Udhamsingh Nagar, Hardwar and Dehradun Pashmina Pashmina Shawls, Stole, Suit and other Cloths. Udhamsingh Nagar, Hardwar and Dehradun Angora Angora rabbit wool is a high value commodity. Thulma, Chtka, Pankhi (unique gents shawl), Tweed(cloth for coats), Mufler and caps. Udhamingh Nagar, Hardwar and Dehradun Cotton Handloom Bed sheets, Rajai covers, curtains, surgical cloth (patti), durries, Asan, handloom cloth, table cloth, dusters etc. Kashipur, Jaspur, Mahuadabra (US Nagar), Rampur, Kalsi (Dehradun), Imlikhera (Hardwar) Khateema (Champawat).
75% of land under forest- abundant potential for agri biotechnology
1000 acre biotechnology estate is to be setup in Pantnagar
M.tech course to be offered in Bio-technology with a number of fiscal incentives.
MOU has been signed between Rabo India Finance Company, Infrastructure Development Finance Company and the G.B.Pant University of Agriculture and Technology in order to forge strategic cooperation to jointly pursue initiatives in the sphere of research in food and agriculture sectors.