Particulars of Organization, Functions & Duties
[Section-4 (1) (b) (i)]
1) Brief History of the Public Authority and Context of its Formation:
The District Agriculture Office, Jagatsinghpur is established during the year 1975 (dt. 02.10.1975) in rent building situated at nearer Town Hall (NIMAIN BHAWAN) in Jagatsinghpur Town. But from 29.10.1980 this Office is functioning in its own building. This Office comes under the Director of Agriculture and Food Production, Odisha, Bhubaneswar and is functioning under the administrative control of the Deputy Director of Agriculture, Cuttack Range, Cuttack till 01.08.2010. From 02.01.2010, it is functioning under the administrative control of the Deputy Direction of Agriculutre, Jagatsinghpur.
As this District possesses one of the best perennial sources of water in Odisha, the Agriculture Department has been playing a vital role to increase the Agricultural production and improve the financial status of the farmers of this district, by adopting new modern technology.
2) Duties of the Public Authority:
The Duties of the Officials are mainly based on extension activities which are disseminated to the cultivators through the field functionaries by conducting meeting Exhibition, Training, Seminar, workshop, Bi-weekly Trainings Demonstration under different Schemes and Awareness Campaign.
The Duties of the ministerial Staff are to keep records and documents and preparation of reply in proper and systematic manner.
3) Brief History & Background of its Establishment:
This Office has been functioning since July 1983. The District Agriculture Officer has been declared as the Head of Office.
The following Staff has been working in this office including field functionaries under the control of District Agriculture Officer, Jagatsinghpur.
District Agriculture Officer
Head of Office (Vacant)
Water Management Specialist
Plant Protection Officer
Asst. Agril. Officer
Asst. Agriculture Officer (Block)
4 Nos. (6 Vacant)
1 No. (Vacant)
3 Nos.(4 Vacant)
2 Nos.(2 Vacant)
2 Nos. (2 Vacant)
Village Agricultural Worker / L.V.A.W
37 Nos. (1 Vacant)
Plant Protection Mistry
1 No. (Vacant)
Fertiliser Sample Collector
Asst. Bio Chemist
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