The Horticulture Research and Extension Centre (HREC), Kanatal is situated in District Tehri Garhwal on Chamba- Mussoorrie Road. It is about 28 Km from Ranichauri. Presently, it is functioning under the administrative control of the College of Forestry, Ranichauri. It is spread over an area of 12.6 hectares at an altitude ranging between 1700 and 2200 m above msl. The geographical and climatic conditions of the centre are best suited for the production, propagation and maintenance of nursery of different horticultural crops especially temperate fruit crops. The research centre, with orchards of temperate fruit crops, falls under the fruit belt namely “Chamba- Mussoorrie Fal Patti”declared by the State Government.
Horticulture Research and Extension Centre, Kanatal has extended its farm activities nearly in 12 ha mainly for the establishment of orchards of various temperate fruits.