The lone hill station in Rajasthan, Mount Abu, soon to have another tourist attraction for the tourists- a flower research centre. The Rs 10Cr project is funded under the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (National Agriculture Development Programme).
The horticulture department is all set to develop an agro-eco-tourism and international flower research centre in Mt Abu. For this project, the department had identified about 20 bighas of land near the famous sunset point.
The flower centre would produce flowers from different agro-climatic regions including foreign countries, using greenhouse, poly house and glass house projects and research would be carried out on these flowers.
This will be an international flower research centre where studies would be conducted on commercial cultivation of international flowers like the orchid, tunic and Rajnigandha etc. It will also enhance the tourism in the hill station of Rajasthan.