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PROTECTED CULTIVATION

The protected cultivation cluster in Rajasthan accounts for the following:

  • Green Houses: 18.12 lakh sqm.

  • Shade net Houses: 6.76 lakh sqm.

  • Cucumber, tomatoes, capsicum, cherry tomatoes and strawberries are majorly produced in protected cultivation.

  • Gerbera and Dutch Rose are the commonly grown flower varieties.

  • The focus districts are Jaipur, Alwar, Ajmer, Chittorgarh, Udaipur, Kota, Sawai Madhopur, Sriganganagar and Bikaner.


Given the dry weather conditions, there is a huge opportunity in Rajasthan for protected cultivation.