Agriculture

At District level Agriculture Department is headed by Joint Director of Agriculture . Deputy Director of Agriculture is the head of Dist. Agriculture Training Centre, Kagati wherein trainings are imparted to farming community & extension staff of the District. At Taluk level Asst. Director of Agriculture is the head of the office. The details of six Taluks Asst. Directors of Agriculture is as follows.

HOD Mobile Number

Joint Director Of Agriculture

7259004828

Deputy Director of Agriculture

7259004868

ADA Bagepalli

7259004832

ADA Chickballapura 

7259004831

ADA Chintamani  

7259004833

ADA Gauribidanuru  

7259004835

ADA Gudibande

7259004834

ADA Shidlaghatta

7259004836

Under each Asst. Director of Agriculture, Agriculturral Officer/Asst. Agricultural Officer is working as Raitha Samparka Kendra head(RSK). In Chickballapur District there are 26 RSKs. The Department of Agriculture is implementing various District and State Sector Schemes in addition to Centrally sponsored schemes. Under these schemes various Inputs like Seeds, Gypsum, Zinc Sulphate, Boron, Green Manure Seeds and Farm Machinery like Power Tillers and Hitech Implements like Rotovators, Cultivators, Furrow Openers, Disc Harrows and Plant Protection Chemicals and equipments , Micro Irrigation systems like Sprinklers, Drip Irrigation etc., are being supplied to Farmers though RSKs at 50% subsidy or maximum subsidy fixed by the Government whichever is less. 

 

Schemes

Name Of the Scheme Eligibility

ISOPAM

All farmers

Micro Irrigation   

All farmers

Manure  Organic Manure

All farmers

Soil Fertility enhancement Scheme

All farmers

Farm Mechanisation

All farmers

Seed istribution under subsidy

All farmers

Seed Agro Processing and Post Harvest Technology

All farmers

Products

Product Area in Hectares

Ragi

46323

Maize

55869

Redgram

4989

Cowpea

1349

Pulses

5503

Groundnut

18672

Other Oil Seeds

423