Agriculture

Last Updated on: July 13, 2022

INTRODUCTION

VISION

To restore Assam’s past glory and achievement of self-reliance and rural prosperity through the adoption of scientific agricultural & allied practices for the production of food grains and other crops thereby raising the quality of life of millions of rural people and thereby contributing to the growth of a vibrant, self-sustaining and surplus economy.

In a nutshell, ‘Sustainable agriculture for enough food, employment and wealth’ is the vision of the agriculture department of Assam.

MISSION

To strive for enhancing productivity and total volume of quality products through an Integrated approach for Infrastructure Development and Extension Services in the rural areas, Capacity Building of the Community, Institutions, Government Developments / Agencies, FMCs & other Self Help Groups, NGOs, Private Institution, Application of modern technology by up-gradation of research and development activities in the field of agriculture, value addition of agricultural products through marketing support & Agro Processing of Agricultural and Horticultural products, as also by removing any bottleneck for sustainable development.

OBJECTIVE

To attain 2% Annual Growth.

KEY FUNCTION

  1. Formulation and implementation of policies and programs aimed at achieving rapid agricultural growth through optimum utilization of land, water, soil, and plant resources of the State. the farming community through agricultural extension services.
  2. Implementation of beneficiary-oriented schemes for the economic upliftment of the farming community.
  3. Establishing farmer-department coordination in implementing and providing technological know-how to the farming community through agricultural extension services.
  4. Undertaking all possible measures to ensure timely and adequate supply of quality inputs and services such as fertilizers, seeds, pesticides, agricultural implements, etc.
  5. Creating assured irrigation facilities to the farmers through minor irrigation schemes so as to obtain maximum returns from their land.
  6. Popularizing the use of farmer's friendly bio-fertilizers.
  7. Motivating farmers to minimize the use of pesticides and to control the environmental pollution with adoption of Integrated Pest Management.
  8. Motivating farmers for diversification of areas from traditional crops to commercial crops.
  9. Monitoring soil health and testing of nutrient level of soil samples collected from farmers fields across the State.
  10.  Educating farmers on soil and water conservation technologies through implementation of Watershed Projects.
  11.  Undertaking measures to provide agricultural credit, crop insurance and helps the farmers in getting remunerative returns for their produce.
  12.  Implementing calamity (like a flood, drought, etc.) relief programs.
  13.  Conducting surveys for collection and maintenance of a wide range of statistical and economic data relating to agriculture, required for development planning.
  14.  Helping farmers through the use of ICT applications.
  15.  Economic empowerment of women.
  16.  Removal of rural poverty.
  17.  Improvement of nutritional standards and quality of life of the rural people.

OFFICE ADDRESS:

O/o the District Agriculture Officer,

Hojai Sibbari Road, Near Ramthakur Mandir,

P.O: Hojai, P.S: Hojai

Dist.: Hojai (Assam)-782435

 

Head of Office Name            Paragdhar MahantaA

Designation                              :  District Agriculture Officer (i/c), Hojai

Phone No.                                  :   6001898591

 

ORGANISATION STRUCTURE :

  • SUB-DIVISIONAL
  • CIRCLE
  • ELEKA

CONTACT DETAILS

Sl No Name of Employee Designation Phone No Grade
1 Paragdhar Mahanta i/c DAO 6001898591 I
2 Sandeep Kr. Bhuyan Sr. ADO (Agro) 9435146253 I
3 Mostakim Hussain Sr. ADO (PP) 9864017640 I
4 Ngahneithiem Leinthang ADO 8638461987 I
5 Shahil Aziz Hoque ADO 6900909238 I
6 Abinash Kolita ADO 7002394019 I
7 Gyanpradeep Borgohain ADO 9435111634 I
8 Hunmili Terangpi ADO 7002212809 I
9 Mirjeng Terang ADO 9101185714 I
10 Moyurtrishna Rajkhowa ADO 9957263969 I
11 Pankaj Barman ADO 7002358549 I
12 Sukanya Gogoi ADO 8638758118 I
13 Bichitra Konwar AI 8638185031 II
14 Altaf Hussain Laskar AAI 8011527102 III
15 June Borua AAI 9101797818 III
16 Montosh Bhowal AAI 7002301099 III
17 Pabitra Kr. Brahma AAI 9101342718 III
18 Pradip Chandra Ghosh AAI 9401272466 III
19 Prafulla Kumar Baglari AAI 9707972775 III
20 Rajendra Saikia AAI 8811821386 III
21 Sarat Dewri AAI 8822874171 III
22 Kusha Kumar Hazarika Sr. Asstt. 7002759512 III
23 Md.Abdul Shaheed Jr. Asstt. 9854798590 III
24 Arup Kumar Bora AEA 9435817491 III
25 Bipul Chandra Bora AEA 9101686186 III
26 Eltaf Hussain AEA 6000134795 III
27 Rajib Kakati AEA 9401444030 III
28 Ramjan Ali Bhuyan AEA 7002018668 III
29 Sukumal Jyoti Bora AEA 9365506451 III
30 Ngamkhothang Thouthang AEA 9401314121 III
31 Samu Thaosen AEA 9957489124 III
32 Nurshad Uddin Ahmed AEA 9706243238 III
33 Sampad Kumar Deb Peon 9707786715 IV
34 Shyamal Chakraborty Peon 9678775926 IV
35 Azaher Hussain Peon 8638791057 IV
36 Hamid Ali Peon 9854443371 IV
37 Heman Chandra Bora Peon 8761015791 IV
38 Braja Sing Bordoloi Peon 936542169 IV
39 Ratul Chandra Bora Peon 8011108011 IV
40 Romen Singha Driver 8876103491 IV

LIST OF ONGOING SCHEMES:

Sl No Name of Ongoing Schemes
1

Rastriya Krishi Vikash Yojana(RKVY)

2

Bringing Green Revolution in Eastern India (BGREI)

3

National Food Security Mission (NFSM)

4

Horticulture Mission for North Eastern and Himalayan States (HMNEH)

5

Pradhan Mantri Krishak Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN)

6

Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana( PMFBY)

7

Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY)

8

Mukhya Mantri Krishi Sa Sajuli Yojana (MMKSSY)

9

Chief Minister’s Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana (CMSGUY)

10

Kissan Credit Card (KCC)

11

Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF)

 

PHOTO GALLERY :

 

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Demonstration of Jute, Variety: NJ7005(Raja), NJ7010(Rani) at Pub Udali under Bamungaon-II ADO circle.

 

 

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Crop cutting experiment carried out by field functionaries  under ADO circle Nilbagan

 

 

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Distribution of HYV Paddy seed for raising of community nursery  for flood affected farmers under RKVY Scheme, 2022-23

 

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Physical verification of Power Tiller done by the field functionaries under Jugijan ADO circle.