Development of Beekeeping: Himachal Pradesh

Details of Development of Beekeeping
Name of the SchemeDevelopment of Beekeeping
Sponsored byState Government
Funding PatternAssistance at the rate 50% of the cost or Rs. 250/- per colony and 50% of cost of Bee hives/ equipment or Rs. 350/- per set, which ever is less is being made available under this Programme.
Ministry/DepartmentDepartment of horticulture
DescriptionBeekeeping has a predominant role to play in pollination, honey production and wax production. Pollination benefits can be evaluated at higher level as compared to the byproduct produced by the bees. To take honey production the bee colonies have to be migrated depending upon the availability of the flora. Bee breeding aspect has to be also taken care of for providing quality bees to the novice beekeepers.
Benefit TypeSubsidy,
Eligibility criteriaBee Farmer
How to AvailApproach the Directorate of Horticulture Himachal Pradesh and Assistant Director Offices at District Headquarters
Validity of the Scheme
Introduced On 01 / 01 / 2002
Valid Upto 01 / 01 / 2012
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Source: National Portal Content Management Team  (Himachal Pradesh, 21-09-2007)