Services Offered by the Department of Agriculture

The services offered by the Department not limited to but are the following

Karshika Vivara sanketham

Extension support to farmers through Karshika Vivara Sanketham by way of Online call centre, krishi.info portal, social media, Online Farmers field school.

FM radio channels

Radio Kuttanad and Radio Mattoli, Free pamphlets, leaflets, brochures, books, keralakarshakan magazine, Field Level Campaigns through Farm Information Bureau.

WhatsApp no, Youtube channels

Extension support through social media channels- WhatsApp no - +91 944 705 1661, Youtube channels like Kissan Krishideepam, Farm Information Bureau’s Noorumeni.

TV programmes

TV programmes related to Good Agricultural Practices and Success stories in Agriculture- Kissan Krishideepam in Asianet channel, Asianet news channel and Noorumeni in Doordarshan

Procurement and Marketing

Procurement and Marketing through Urban and Rural Markets, Horticorp, VFPCK and market promotion through web and mobile applications.

Kaarshikakarma Sena and Custom Hiring Centres

Services of skilled technicians and Farm Machinery through Agro Service Centres, Kaarshikakarma Sena and Custom Hiring Centres co-ordinated through ASHA portal.

m-kisan portal

Farmer Advisories through SMS and voice messages through m-kisan portal.

Farmer’s registration

Farmer’s registration through Kisan and Aims portal.

Subsidy disbursal

Subsidy disbursal to farmers through various schemes implemented by Department.

Department Laboratories

Biocontrol agents, Biofertilizers, Biopesticides and Natural Enemies production and distribution to farmers through Laboratories.

Crop Insurance facility

Compensation for crop loss due to Natural Calamity and Crop Insurance facility for farmers

ATMA schemes

Farmers training, Capacity Building and Demonstration plots through ATMA schemes

Field Level Visit

Extension support to farmers by way of field level visit or to farmers who visit Krishibahavan.

Services under Right to Service Act

Various services as prescribed in the Services under Right to Service Act

Department farms

Seeds, Seedlings, Planting materials and Inputs availability through Farms

RATTC and FTC

Farmer’s training through RATTC and FTC’s.

Soil Testing LABS

Soil Testing services by Soil Testing LABS