Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Horticulture is an approved component under Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH), which can be established for different horticulture crops.
The CoE serves as demonstration and training centre for latest technologies in horticulture development. The centre also serves as source of planting material for fruits and vegetable seedlings for protected cultivation.
The CoE can be established only by public sector for which grant of Rs. 10.00 crore maximum is available under MIDH.
The CoE can be established either with technology support from Indian R&D system or can be established through bilateral cooperation.