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Government Of Assam Sonitpur

Agriculture Department - Objectives

        Sonitpur Agriculture district comprises one agriculture subdivision viz. Tezpur. There are seventeen Agriculture development officers’ circles in the district.

          The main objective of the department is to uplift the standard of living of the farmers by raising their farm income through adoption of advance agriculture technologies viz. – use of high quality / high yielding variety / hybrid seeds, creation and use of irrigation facilities, use of tools and machineries for mechanization, food processing and post harvest management, marketing of surplus farm produce, off season cultivation of vegetables under plastic green house etc. For technology dissemination, trainings, demonstrations, exposure visit for farmers, trial in field, holding of field day etc. are done so that technologies are percolated to all levels of farmers. To achieve the objectives, provisions are made for financial assistance, distribution of agriculture inputs at subsidized price, arrangement of bank loan etc.