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AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENTAL ACTIVITIES OF NAGARKURNOOL DISTRICT
Sl. No Name of the organization Address Functions & Duties
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Agriculture Department

2nd Floor, SJR Function hall, Beside BSNL Office, Nagarkurnool

1.Empower the farmer to successfully raise a crop with effective extension mechanism such as motivation, training, demonstrations, exhibitions, interactions, field visits etc in order to make full use and post Harvest technology.

2. Enable procure timely and cost effective agricultural inputs such as seed, fertilizer, pesticides, farm implements and credit as much as required.

3. Regulate the quality of inputs, through Acts and Governance.

4.Provide services on soil, water, seed,fertilizer and pesticide testing

5. Provide a farm plan with optimal cropmenu duly desisting from high waterconsuming and heavy investment crop and switching over to low water consuming and less investment crops.

6. Steer the farming in the direction of eco-friendly approaches by gradually dispensing with the inorganic inputs and moving towards organic farming for long lasting benefits.

7. To implement programmes of Natural Resource Management for sustaining land and harmony through watershed development approach.

8.To provide technological and financial assistance in the event of calamities such as drought, floods, hailstorm etc.

9. Strengthen institutional mechanism for collective action in mutual interest.

10. Work for gender reforms to harness the potential of both men and women farmers.

AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENTAL SCHEMES IN NAGARKURNOOL DISTRICT
Name of Programme / Activity Nature / Scale of subsidy Eligibility criteria for grant of subsidy

Seed Distribution

 Paddy, Maize, Redgram, Greengram, Bengalgram, Groundnut, Dhaincha, Sunhemp, Jowar

Pattadar farmers

Seed Village programme (SVP

Paddy, Groundnut, redgram

Pattadar farmers

Paramparagath Krishi Vikas Yojana (PKVY)

Material & Training required for organic farming

Pattadar farmers taking up Organic farming

National Food Security Mission (NFSM)

Plant protection chemicals, Weedicides, Biocontrol agents, Zinc sulphate

Pattadar farmers taking up Paddy, Coarse cereals, Cotton, Pulses crops cultiovation

National Mission on OilSeeds and Oilpalm (NMOOP)

Plant protection chemicals, Weedicides, Biopesticides, Zinc sulphate, Gypsum, Sprinklers, Farm implements

Pattadar farmers taking up Oilseeds cultivation

Agriculture Technology management Agency (ATMA)

Demonstrations,. Trainings, Exposure visits

Pattadar farmers interested in taking up improved/new agronomic practices in crop cultivation

Rainfed Area Development (RAD)

Dairy/Vegetable cultivation/ Plantprotection chemicals/ Water liftring devices

Pattadar farmers of selected village who submit application on first come first basis

Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY)

Farm ponds / Sprinklers

Pattadar farmers of selected village who submit application on first come first basis

Farm mechanization ( NSP / RKVY /SMAM)

Farm machinery like Tractors, Rotovators, Cultivators, Ploughs, etc.

Pattadar farmers who submit application on first come first basis