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Karnataka State Department of Agriculture

Vision

Ensure Food Security and also to make Agriculture a sustainable and viable vocation for livelihood support by 2020.


Mission

  • To achieve the targeted growth rate of 4.5% in the agriculture sector by enhancing agriculture production and improving the income level of farmers by successful implementation of various state and central schemes.
  • To offer outstanding educational opportunities, generate appropriate research output to address the contemporary challenges facing in agriculture and allied areas,
  • To develop excellent globally competitive human resource for sustainable agriculture development.
  • To effectively conserve, develop natural resources and their sustainable use.
  • To ensure proper disaster and risk management in Agriculture/Climate resilient agriculture.

Objective

  • Promoting Sustainable Agriculture.
  • Ensuring food and nutritional security by increasing production and productivity.
  • Input Management
  • Generation and transfer of technology
  • Promoting investments in agriculture.
  • Risk Management.
  • Monitoring and evaluation of schemes.

Raitamitra

The Department of Agriculture has been created mainly to provide Agricultural Extension services to farmers and to transfer the latest technical knowledge to the farming community, introduction of high yielding varieties, laying demonstrations, imparting training to farmers to improve skills & knowledge to boost up the agricultural Production and productivity.


Raita Samparka Kendra

The Department of Agriculture established Raitha Samparka Kendras at hobli level with the objective of providing updated crop production related knowhow, arrangement of critical agricultural inputs, primary soil and seed testing facilities and arranging interface with public and private sector technologies.

These Kendras are established with the objectives: • To provide technical information on crop selection, crop production related know-how, market information etc., to farmers. • To provide primary seed and soil testing facilities locally. • To facilitate on site provision of critical inputs like seeds, bio-fertilizers and plant protection chemicals.


Organic Farming

Keeping the importance of organic farming, to increase use of organic manure utilization for crop production, there is an urgent need to produce and supply organic manure to the farming community.It is planned to extend the organic village site programme to hobli level.

The objective of the scheme is to increase the agriculture production and productivity by adoption of Farm Mechanisation. The scheme is being implemented with five different components namely supply of Hi-tech Agriculture implements, and supply of newly designed agricultural implements.

Sri H.D.Kumaraswamy
Hon'ble Chief Minister


Sri N.H.Shivashankara Reddy
Hon'ble Minister for Agriculture