New Land Use Policy (NLUP):

The State Government of Mizoram has launched State flagship programme - New Land Use Policy on 14th January 2011 (this day of 14th January was since then observed as State’s Labour day every year). Out of total target of 1,20,000 families to be covered by various Agriculture and Allied Departments, Horticulture Department has covered 24,039 families taking up various horticulture trades such as cultivation of M.Orange,Passionfruit,Pineapple,Grapes,Mango,Tung,Tea,Squash,Arecanut and Aloe Vera. New Land Use Policy (NLUP) was launched on the 14th January, 2011 and this very auspicious day is celebrated as States Farmer’s Day every year since then. There are ten (10) trades/crops under NLUP Horticulture Sector and in total there are 24,039 beneficiaries, which is covered in 4(four) phases.