Agriculture Department

Activities

  1. Agriculture Department is planning and implementing various Schemes to increase Agricultural crop production in the district and their by  improving the farmers living status.

Address of the Office

O/o the Joint Director of Agriculture,
DC Office Compound, Kolar.
Ph no: 08152-222121

Facilities Available in Agriculture Department to Farmers under different Schemes

Sl. No

Scheme

Available Benefits

1

Seed Distribution

  • Hybrid, Certified truthfully labeled high yielding variety seeds are distributed to farmers under subsidized price.

2

Rashtriya Krushi Vikasa Yojane

  • Seed Distribution in subsidized rates
  • Distribution of Hi-tech equipments at 50% subsidy

3

Isopam (Oil Seeds and Maze)

  • Certified seeds distribution in subsidized rates
  • Conducting demonstrations in oil seeds and maze crops by adopting new technology
  • Distribution of other inputs like Gypsum, Zinc sulphate, Borax, Micro nutrient mixture, Plant protection chemicals, Bio fertilizers etc., in subsidized rates.

4

Organic Fertilizer

  • Distribution of organic inputs like Green manure seeds, vermi compost , city compost etc., at 50% subsidy

5

Cultivation Related Activity

  • Providing latest crop cultivation technologies to farm men and women.
  • Providing training in post harvest technology and agro processing

6

Plant Protection Programme

  • Providing different plant protection chemicals, bio pesticides and plant protection equipments to control different pest and diseases in different agricultural crops under subsidized rates.

7

Farmers Suicide, Snake Bite and Damage due to Fire Accident

  • Providing compensation to the family members of suicide farmer, death due to snake bite and crop loss due to accidental fire hazards

8

Farm Mechanization

  • Providing Hi-tech Equipment like Power tiller, Rotovator, Cultivator, Disc Harrow, MB Plough etc., upto 50% Subsidy to General category farmers   
  • Providing Hi-tech Equipment like Power tiller, Rotovator, Cultivator, Disc Harrow, MB Plough etc., upto 90% Subsidy to Sc/St category farmers.   

9

Micro Irrigation

  • Providing Drip and Sprinkler Irrigation systems upto 75% subsidy to General Category farmers and upto 90% to Sc/St category farmers.    

10

Agro Processing

  • Providing subsidy upto Rs. 50000/-  for community threshing yard and Rs. 25000/- to individual General Category farmers.
  • Providing subsidy upto Rs. 90000/-  for community threshing yard and Rs. 45000/- to individual  SC/ST category farmers.
  • Providing subsidy upto 50% to General category and  90% for SC/ST Category Farmers for Agro processing equipments like Ragi, Cleaning machine, Flour Mills etc.,
  • Providing subsidy upto 50% to General category and  90% for SC/ST  Category Farmers are Tarpals

11

Bhuchetana Programme

  • Distribution of inputs like Gypsum, Zinc sulphate, Borax, Micro nutrient mixture, Plant protection chemicals, Bio fertilizers, Organic Fertilizers  etc., at 50% Subsidy to all Category Farmers

12

Suvarna Bhoomi Yojane

  • Providing Financial Assistant upto   Rs. 10000/- in Two Installments to Individual farmers for motivation to grow Oil seed and Pulse crops.

13

ATMA

  • Providing Technical knowledge to Farm men and women in different agricultural extensions methods with the co-ordination of different development departments.
  • Conducting training, demonstration, exposure visit, formation farmers groups etc., and promoting farmers to adopt to new agricultural technology and their by increasing crop productivity.

Eligibility Criteria to avail benefits

All farmers having Agriculture land are eligible to get benefit in agriculture department.
Farmers having Tractors are eligible to get Tractor drawn Hi-Tech equipments.
Farmers having irrigation facilities are eligible to get Drip and Sprinkler irrigation system.
All Farmers willing to avail benefits from the Agriculture department need to contact the nearest RSK at Hobli level or O/o the Assistant Director of Agriculture at Taluk level.

R.T.I

District Level :

  1. Public Information Officer :  Assistant Director of Agriculture (HQA)
  2. Assistant Information Officer :  Administrative Assistant.
  3. Appellate Authority  : Joint Director of Agriculture.

Taluk Level :

  • Public Information Officer :  Assistant Director of Agriculture
  • Assistant Information Officer :  Superintendent
  • Appellate Authority  : Joint Director of Agriculture.