Department Organizations Agriculture and Co-operation

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. The objectives of the Department are to assess requirements of agriculture inputs well in advance and to regulate their production and monitor timely supply of seeds, fertilizers and pesticides, implements, credit etc., to farmers. The Department also performs the statutory functions under various acts and regulations (i.e., quality control) to ensure supply of quality inputs i.e., Seeds, Fertilizers and Pesticides to farmers, etc. The Department is responsible for formulating and implementing National policies and programmes to achieve rapid agricultural growth through optimum utilization of the States land, water, soil and plant resources. The focus areas of the Department are:
  • Agriculture
  • Marketing agricultural produce
  • Horticulture
  • Sericulture
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Department
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01
Commissioner of Agriculture
02
A.P. State Co-operative Bank (APCOB)
03
AP State Seeds Certification Authority
04
AP State Seeds Development Corp Ltd
05
AP Cooperative Oil Seeds Grower’s Federation Ltd.,
06
Agriculture Marketing and Co-operation Department
07
Commissioner of Horticulture
08
AP Micro Irrigation Project
09
AP State Agro Industries Dev.Corpn.
10
AP State Warehousing Corpn.
11
Commissioner of Sericulture
12
The Federation of Sericulturists and Silk Weaver’s Co-op Societies
13
AP State Co-operative Marketing Federation ltd
14
Commissioner and Director of Agriculture
15
Commissioner for Co-operation and Registrar of Co-operative Societies
16
A.P. State Co-operative Union
17
A.P State Co-operative Joint Farming and Labour Contract Societies Federation
18
A.P. Cooperative Tribunal
19
Commissioner and Director of Marketing
20
A.P. Horticultural Mission
21
A.P State Co-operative Rural Irrigation Corporation
22
National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme