18/11/2014 …. In a bid to boost floriculture in the state, the government has sanctioned nearly 46 poly houses to set up orchid plantation in to the state of goa stated Minister of Agriculture Ramesh Tawadkar
Speaking to Goanreporter, mr tawadkar said he being an agriculturist has taken a lot of initiatives in the field of agriculture and in the last two years from his canacona constituency a total of 120 tones various types of vegetables has been produced by the canacona framers society an keeping in mind such initiatives the state government has now sanctioned 46 poly houses in a bid to make a big revolution in floriculture ..
Tawadkar said that the concerned 46 proposed poly houses has been sanctioned by the screening committee of the agriculture department from which goans could generate revenue and could also be busy in various type of agricultural activities through the year
Tawadkar said the concerned project would be implemented in Sanguem, Canacona and Quepem at a cost 35 crore rupees and would be able to set up orchid plantation with in 400 sqmts of land and could fetch a yearly income of around 35 lakhs
Tawadkar also disclosed that he was confident that a single farmer from the orchid plantation would be able to generate at least an amount of rs two lakhs per month