DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

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Departmental Activities & Organisation setup

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Department Activities and Organisational setup

Activities of the Department can be broadly classified into the following groups.

1. Administration

2. Extension and Advisory Service.

3. Trials and Demonstrations.

4. Training and Farmers Education.

5. Crop Development.

6. Crop protection

7.Input supply planning (Seeds, Manures, Fertilisers and P.P.Chemicals, Agricultural Machinery.

8. Soil and Water Conservation and Watershed Development.

9. Command Area Development.

10. Farm Information Service.

11. Regulatory functions (Implementation of various acts).

12. Implementation of Social Welfare Programmes.

13. Soil Testing.

Organisational Setup:

Charts showing organisational setup at State, District, Divisional and Taluka levels are enclosed. Earlier Soil Conservation and Crop Husbandry wings were functioning separately. In 1995, the Department was re-organised and Soil Conservation and Crop Husbandry wings were merged. Subsequently, district level offices of the Joint Director of Agriculture were setup in 30 districts and  all 177 taluks. At range level, offices of Assistant Agricultural Officers were setup to give better services to farmers. Details are furnished in organisation chart  and Table-14.

Altogether, the staff strength of the Department is 9383 Details are furnished below:

Sl. No.

Group

Total sanctioned posts

Posts filled

Vacant posts

1.

A

564

466

98

2.

B

4328

2092

2236

3.

C

3313

1504

1809

4.

D

1178

764

414

 

Total:

9383

4826

4557

 

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