Green House Technology


The Council has popularised the low cost green houses in the State for income generation of farmers. More than 300 green houses have been installed in the state by the Appropriate Technology Centre, Sundernagar. ATC provides consultancy for the installation of greenhouses.


Tunnel type greenhouse at Goshal, Distt. Lahaul & Spiti, HP
Advantages:
  • Increases carbon-dioxide levels, leading to better photosynthesis.
  • Plant growth is improved and crops mature faster.
  • Use of water is optimisted due to reduced evapo-transpiration, upto 40-50% of water can be saved.
  • Use of UV stabilized film filters out harmful ultra-violet rays.
  • Protects the crop from rain, hail stones, storms, wind & frost in winter.
  • Saves the crop from birds, monkeys and stray animals.
  • Incidence of diseases and pests is reduced.
Types of Greenhouses:
  • Tunnel type
    This type of green house is generally made of GI pipes and wood or low cost material such as Bamboo and covered with poly film. The pipes are bent manually or by a pipe bending machine.
  • Lean-to-wall/Attached green house
    This type of green house is made along the outer wall of a house. The structure is made of wood, Bamboo or angle iron and covered with poly film or glass. These can also be used to heat the adjoining rooms in winters.
  • Gable type
    This type of Greenhouse is made of wood , Bamboo or angle iron and covered with glass or poly film

    Consultancy Available:

    The Council provides consultancy for installation of green houses as per following details:


  • CONSULTANCY CHARGES FOR DESIGN / FABRICATION / INSTALLATION OF GREEN HOUSES OF STANDARD SIZE ONLY IN H.P.* (in Rs.)
    TYPE SERVICES TO BE PROVIDED INDIVIDUAL NGO GOVT./SEMI GOVT. AGENCY PPRIVATE AGENCY
    I. Lean to wall (wooden/ bamboo, / U.V. resistant, PVC film) 1. Design, drawings & specifications 100 400 500 600
    2. Design, drawings, specifications & installation 500 1,500 2,000 2,500
    II. Tunnel type (G.I.pipe framed) green houses. 1. Design, drawings specifications & estimate100 400 500 600
    2. Design, drawings, specifications & fabrication of material 1,500 2,000 3,000 3,000
    3. Design, drawings, specifications, fabrication of material & installation 2500 3,000 4,000 4,500
    III. With heating/cooling systems /drip irrigation etc. 1. Design 2,000 3,000 4,000 5,000
    2. Design details, fabrication of material & installation4,000 5,000 5,000 6,000
    TERMS & CONDITIONS:
    1. All the materials are to be procured/provided by the client
    2. The labour charges, procurement of material, material cost will be as per actuals to be provided in the detailed estimates.
    3. Transportation of fabricated material at the site to and from ATC, Sundernagar is to be provided by the client.
    4. The stay arrangements of the technical personnel has to be made by the client.
    5. Any special service not covered under above categories can be discussed with ATC.
    6. Costs may increase if size is greater than the standard size fixed by the council.
    Nodal Officers:
    Kamraja Kaisth,Principal Scientific Officer
    E-mail: _kkaisth[at]yahoo[dot]com

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