Department of Agriculture Budgam

Mission, vision, objectives, citizen charter

i.      Agriculture is a key part of human civilization. The growing human population and depletion and degradation of natural resources caused by destructive farming practices all pose challenges to the sustainability of agriculture.

ii.     A paradigm shift is needed to move from current destructive practices to an integrated, holistic approach aimed at improving sustainable production in both the short- and long-term so that the vision of doubling the Farmers Income by the year 2022 could be realized.

iii.    The Department of Agriculture has shifted it approach from Commodity based to Product Based. In this approach, key products and markets are identified based on market demand, preferences and potential of the commodity.

iv.   A robust Strategy is being adopted based on Two Guiding Principles for Making Agriculture a Remunerative and a Profitable Venture and Making Agriculture a Glamorous enterprise by turning the farmer into an Agricultural Entrepreneur.

Organisational /Functional setup and directory


The Office is headed by Chief Agriculture officer Budgam.                             Below him there are District Agriculture Officer Extension / Inputs- Budgam , Assistant Soil Conservation Officer Budgam and Assistant Soil Chemist Budgam at the District level and at Sub-Divisional level we have Sub-Divisional Agriculture officer Budgam/ Beerwah/ Khansahib and Chadoora with 21 Agriculture Extension Officer at Zonal level and 4 Agriculture Assistant Inputs and also 296 Panchayat level officers /official. The Ministerial Staff at District Level and Block level is distributed in Establishment Section, Accounts Section to carry out day to day Business.

Email of Chief Agriculture officer Budgam.

Constitutional, legal and administrative frameworks

The Department presently works in accordance to the norms/rules framed by the Ministry of Agriculture Production and farmers’ welfare (GOI) from time to time.

Plans, programmes, schemes and projects

The various Schemes and programmes implemented through the office for the benefit of Women and Child Development are as under.

1.       National Mission for Agriculture Extension and Technology ( NMAET & T-ATMA)

2.      National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA)

3.       National Food Security Mission (NFSM)

4.       National Food Security Mission (NFSM)

5.       Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchaai Yojana (PMKSY)

6.       Revised Guidelines of PMKSY Per Drop More Crop (Micro Irrigation)

7.       Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH)

8.      Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana(PMFBY)

9. Guidelines of Financing Facility under Agriculture Infrastructure Fund.pdf PM Formalization of Micro Food Processing Enterprises Scheme (PMFME)

10.   PM Kisan Samman Nidhi

Services offered

The office as such offers various types of Services to the farming community/ beneficiaries.

1)      Application for License of Pesticides

2)      Application for License of Fertilizer.

3)      PMKISAN (Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi).

4)      PMFBY (Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana)

5)       RTI Online

6)      Various machinery Items

7)      Seed (vegetable /Paddy , Oilseed etc available at Zonal Office)

Publications and reports



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Notice Board

The information is available at the Directorate of Agriculture website.


FAQ and Help

This service is available at Directorate of Agriculture website. for all the queries regarding all the matters of the schemes.


Information available with Directorate of Agriculture website.