Published on: November 8, 2023

Horticulture Centre

Horticulture Centre

Why in news? The Inclusive Sustainable Horticulture Centre launched in Bengaluru


  • Launch : Association of People with Disability (APD), with the Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Karnataka, and Robert Bosch.
  • It is designed to provide sustainable livelihood opportunities for intellectual disabilities, women and children (rescued from abuse) , abandonment, forced labour, and other such circumstances.


  • The beneficiaries with physical disabilities or mild mental disabilities will be trained in this horticulture program for six months, and placed them as gardeners and garden supervisors at various organisations.
  • It seeks to help people with physical and mental health issues through gardening and plant nursery activities called “horticulture therapy.”
  • Programme aims to address environmental concerns by introducing a wet waste management solution that utilises kitchen waste generation.