Hariman Sharma invented a new variety of apple which can be grown for commercial purpose in subtropical regions without any difficulties. Many scientists and horticulture experts were incapable of doing from many years but Hariman Sharma developed it using his experience. HRMN-99 is the name of the apple variety developed by him and so far, he has distributed more than 3 lakh of saplings to farmers, gardeners, entrepreneurs and government organizations across the country and 55 apple saplings of HRMN-99 are also planted in Rashtrapati Bhavan. His discovery has made him won many awards and honours by various prestigious organizations.
Awards & Recognition
• Awarded as progressive farmer at Indian Agricultural Research institute (IARI), Delhi. • Received an award for his innovation from the President of India by National Innovation Foundation for the 'In-Residence' programme at Rashtrapathi Bhavan. • Best Himachali Kisan Title 2010 • Prerna Srot Samman Puruskar, August 15, 2009 • State Level Best Farmers Award, August 15, 2008 • Successful Apple Production Award in Una (2011) • Board Level and District Level Award 2007 & 2008 • Krishi Pandit Award on 19th January 2017 • Best Farmer Award 29.4.2017 on the auspicious occasion of IFFCO's Golden Jubilee • IARI Fellow Farmer Award by Union Agriculture Minister of State - Pusa Bhawan - 17.3.2010 • National Innovative Farmer Award by Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Ministery, Government of India – Given by Radha Mohan Singh on 21 March, 2016 • Awarded for the apple production by Governor of Himachal Pradesh on 3 February, 2016 • National 2nd Award by President on 4 March, 2017, Sponsored by National Innovation Foundation, India. • Received Farmer Scientist Award by Rajasthan University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Bikaner on 9 March, 2017
Apple Farming, Horticulture