Haryana is planning to enter affluent Delhi to sell its fresh fruits and vegetables as it envisage to take advantage of its proximity to the national capital. Haryana government has taken this initiative, still in planning stage, with a view to provide remunerative prices to state farmers.
The state is government is also planning to open exclusive stores in Delhi’s bustling markets to maximise its reach to a wider sections of the society here. The government has reportedly expressed interest in working with private players as well for supplying horticulture crops as it intends to leave no stone unturned in order to make it a successful enterprise.
“To make the things viable, we are exploring the PPP mode, under which fresh fruits and vegetables and even flowers can be supplied," said Haryana’s Agriculture Minister OP Dhankar.
"We want that Haryana farmers should get maximum return from their crops. We are planning to set up ‘Haryana Fresh’ outlets in Delhi markets," he added.