Ministry Of Agriculture

MANDATE

  1. Policy formulation and coordination on matters relating to agriculture and agricultural development.
  2. Development and management of state strategic food reserves.
  3. Establishment, supervision and management of botanical and zoological gardens, game and wildlife reserves.
  4. Undertake produce inspection services.
  5. Livestock and veterinary research and development.
  6. Advise the State Government on appropriate agricultural inputs and the timely procurement and distribution of such agricultural inputs like fertilizers, agro-chemicals, improved seeds, tractors etc.
  7. Establishment, rehabilitation and maintenance of abattoirs, grazing reserves, livestock routes, fish demo farms etc.
  8. Promote irrigation agriculture and guide on construction and maintenance of irrigation schemes across the state.
  9. Provide effective extension services for farmers.