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India focusing towards exportable crops

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13 December 2021, New Delhi: In order to increase farmers income in India, the government had formed Agriculture Export Policy (AEP) 2018 by the Department of Commerce. The policy focuses ib growth of export of agro products from the country.

The Policy takes a cluster based approach whereby clusters for specific agri product are identified across the country and focused interventions are carried out in these clusters. Under AEP-2018, 41 Clusters have been identified for the development and export of 18 products.

The Ministry of Agriculture has identified 53 horticulture clusters out of which 12 clusters have been selected for pilot launch under Horticulture Cluster Development Programme (CDP).

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