In connection with the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, ICAR-IIHR Bengaluru organized webinar on “Protected cultivation in India” under the theme ‘High-tech Horticulture for higher productivity and income, on 07.01.2022 wherein about 65 scientists, faculty and students from various institutes across the country participated. Dr. Swaminathan Raman, Retired Chief Scientist (Soil and Water Management), Gujarat Agricultural University served as the guest speaker, who elaborately presented on current scenario of protected cultivation, climate adaptability, structural designs of greenhouses, measures for reducing expenses, water and fertilizer saving techniques to be adopted, researchable issues in protected cultivation etc. The event was presided by Dr. B.N.S. Murthy, Director, ICAR-IIHR and coordinated by Dr.S.S.Hebbar, Principal Scientist, Division of Vegetable crops, ICAR-IIHR. After the presentation, elaborate discussions on the topic were made by the participants and guest speaker. The programme was concluded with the vote of thanks by Mrs. Poornima.K.N, Scientist, Division of Basic Sciences.