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Action plan for promotional activities

The company proposes to undertake the following promotional activities for the development of trading (both domestic as well as exports) of agriculture and horticulture commodities :-

  • Procurement and supply of good quality bangalore rose onion seeds to farmers engaged in the cultivation of bangalore rose onion in the districts of Kolar, Bangalore Rural and Bangalore Urban.

  • Association with University of Agriculture Sciences, Bangalore, Indian Gherkin Exporters’ Association and APEDA in the Research & Development Project on Standardization of Production Technology for Export Quality Gherkins.

  • Implementation and coordination in respect of the agri export zones for Bangalore Rose Onion and Gherkins in the State.

  • Conducting commodity and crop specific Seminars, Workshops in growing areas by involving scientists from UAS, IIHR and other Departmental officials for the benefit of farmers.

  • Providing guidance and information to budding entrepreneurs to undertake exports of agriculture and horticulture commodities from the State.

  • Cultivation of White and Yellow Onion in Belgaum district in association with a leading onion exporter and the College of Horticulture, Arabhavi in Gokak Taluk.

  • Equity Participation in the Karnataka Grape Wine Board, a newly established society by the Govt. of Karnataka for the promotion of wine industry in the State.

  • Visit to various institutions belonging to Agriculture Marketing Board, IIHR, Department of Horticulture, University of Agriculture Sciences, Bangalore and Dharwad for delivering talks on the role and strategy of KAPPEC, Potential exists for the development of export of agriculture and horticulture commodities.


Government of Karnataka in the budget for the year 2006-2007 has sanctioned and released an amount of Rs.10 crores (Rupees Ten Crores Only) to KAPPEC for creating post-harvest infrastructure facilities in a phased manner in different parts of the State based on the potential. Accordingly, the company has envisaged the following infrastructure facility in the State in a phased manner:-


Sl.No Name of the Project
1 Creation of post harvest infrastructure facility consisting of two pack houses, two precooling units, five cold storages, one washing, waxing and grading unit, two refrigerated vans, one battery operated forklift, two hydraulic hand pallet trucks, a laboratory, office complex, packing and grading tables 40 numbers- For the export of Pomegranates and other horticulture produce from Kushtagi and surrounding areas in Koppal District – Action has already been initiated on this project.
2 Creation of post harvest technologies at Chitradurga consisting of a receiving hall, pack house, pre cooling, Cold storage, washing and waxing unit and related equipments for the export of pomegranates, Figs, Papaya and other horticulture produce from Chitradurga and surrounding areas.
3 Establishing a State of the art TUR processing unit at Gulbarga for the benefits of TUR farmers of Gulbarga, Bidar Districts and surrounding areas.
4 Establishing an IQF unit at Hubli in North Karnataka for the export of Quick frozen foods under PPP model.
5 Establishing six numbers Vanilla Processing units in difference vanilla growing areas of the State along with all required equipments and buildings for processing and drying of vanilla for export markets.
6 Establishing Pineapple and other horticulture produce processing and canning unit in Sirsi, Karnataka.
7 Creation of Post Harvest  Infrastructure at Srinivaspur / Kolar consisting of a receiving hall, desapping hall, washing, Packing and related equipments for  the export of Mangoes from Srinivaspur, Kolar and surrounding areas.
8 Establishing a grape processing unit at Bijapur for production of international quality wine and other related products for exports.
9 Creation of post harvest infrastructure (cold chain) facility at Bidar for the export of fruits & vegetables

Last Updated: 27-05-2020 01:08 PM Updated By: Approver kappec



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