Agriculture in India has a wide range of background which turns back to ten thousand years.
Agriculture in India is an essential part and India is considered as the land of farming.
Agriculture in India is developing with association in advance technology by using fertilizers, tractors and new ways to help farming.
Several cultivation strategies and plans established by Indian government help to develop.
Agriculture in India has been increased from the year 1950.
1. Department of Agriculture in Jammu
2. Growing population. In the year 1981-82
3. Established Two Universities
4. Sustained agricultural production
5. Research and Technology Development
Department of Agriculture in Jammu and Kashmir State came into existence during the pre-independence era. Till the year 1981 there was a single Directorate of Agriculture for the whole State. The Department was assigned specific mandate to bring about increase in crop production in a planned way to feed its fast growing population. In the year 1981-82, separate Directorates of Agriculture were established for both Jammu as well as Kashmir Divisions due to diverse agro-climatic conditions prevailing in these Divisions. This facilitated formulation of policies and programmes aimed at optimization and rational utilization of land and water resources for sustained agricultural production.
To provide Research and Technology