Haryana - Workshop Cum Training Programme on Haryana Horticulture State Mission programme at Panchkula on 29/07/2013
One day state level workshop cum training programme on HORTNET Software Application was organized on 29-07-2013 at Directorate of Horticulture, Sector-21, Panchkula, Haryana. The key note address was delivered by Dr.Arjun Singh Saini, Addl. Director SHM Haryana. Smt. Jyoti Singhal, Under Secretary, National Horticulture Mission (NHM), Govt. of India, Shri Susheel Kumar, TD & Project Coordinator, NIC Haryana and Shri Rakesh Vardhan, TD and National project coordinator (Hortnet), NIC Hqrs, New Delhi also shared their views and Hortnet related experiences with the participants during and after the inaugural session.
To start with; the participants mainly the DHOs and ADIOs/DIOs addressed by Dr. Arjun Singh Saini followed by Smt. Jyoti Singhal and Shri Susheel Kumar by delivering the important note on Hortnet application, its importance and gaps in implementation of complete workflow. Shri Rakesh Vardhan demonstrated all components of Hortnet software application one after another i.e. Farmer registration, horticulture scheme application, application status, freezing & updation of master information etc. He also explained the complete workflow starting from registration of a farmer from any internet point , processing by block level officers and approval by district level officer through http://hortnet.gov.in, the Hortnet has inbuilt all business logics required for approvals. The session was very interactive where in Mr. Vardhan addressed all queries and doubts of participants. The participants raised issues related to Non-CBS Bank branches in Haryana and their master entry into the Hortnet application, Facility of registration of farmer from non-resident states, required validation checks in forwarding the application to district level by Block level officer until all stages are complete, Provision of representation by a farmer in case his subsidy is re-calculated and reduced after work progress authentication, Facilitating addition of proper work stages for each scheme (poly-houses), Facility of Stage wise payments, Removal of Break-up of component wise target fixing under SHM, Provision of a window to select a Project-NPB scheme at entry stage etc. A complete hands on session along with Q&A was organized in the post lunch session with a remarkable feedback and suggestions by the distinguished participants for significant and required improvements in the system, the session was concluded with vote of thanks to the organizers.