வேளாண் மற்றும் விவசாயிகள் நலத்துறை DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE & FARMERS WELFARE Government of Puducherry

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Answers :The portal provides information on cropping technologies, schemes etc. and e-mail addresses of the offices involved to facilitate interaction.

Answers :Yes, ICAR, ICRISAT, National Portal Puducherry State Portal, Tamilnadu Agricultural University etc. so that a wide range of information could be accessed from a single platform.

Answers :Yes, the seed certification program is being administered by the Puducherry Seed Certification Agency, Puducherry.

Answers :Yes, he/she can avail the facility of seed testing lab in the Directorate of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Puducherry, on free of cost basis.

Answers :Paddy, sugarcane, Groundnut and millets.

Answers :Yes

Answers :The Additional Director of Agriculture (T&V), Thattanchavady, Puducherry

Answers :The beneficiaries shall be practising farmers belonging to the union territory of Puducherry.

Answers :Yes

Answers :Yes, operated through the Pondicherry Market Committee, Puducherry in the regulated market at Thattanchavady, Puducherry.

Answers :The list of beneficiaries are normally published for social audit in the respective villages.

Answers :Yes

Answers :The Additional Director of Agriculture (Horticulture), Botanical garden, Puducherry.

Answers :Yes. Any farmer of Puducherry can test his soil in the soil testing lab at Thattanchavady free of cost.

Answers :Yes. Any farmer of Puducherry can test his soil in the water testing lab at Thattanchavady free of cost.

Answers :Yes. The ground water is being administered by the Puducherry Ground Water Authority, Puducherry.

Answers :Advertisements are published, applications are invited through the extension wing, uploaded online, final list published for social audit, objections invited and if no objections are received, the final list is submitted to the competent authority for issue of expenditure sanction.

Answers :The Agricultural officers of the uzhavar udhaviyagams could be contacted.

Answers :For micro irrigations schemes the state ground water unit at Thattanchavady is to be contacted and for agricultural machinery, the Government agricultural engineering workshop is to be contacted.

Answers :The Agricultural officer (Seeds) in the Directorate of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Puducherry.

Answers :The Agricultural officer (Fertlizer) in the Directorate of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Puducherry.

Answers :The Agricultural officer (Quality Control) in the Directorate of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Puducherry.

Answers :The Puducherry Ground Water Authority, Puducherry.

Answers :The first level of contact is the Agricultural Officer of the uzhavar udhaviyagam concerned. Such incidences may also be brought to the notice of the Directorate of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Puducherry.

Answers :The Puducherry Agricultural Workers Welfare Society, Puducherry.

Answers :Research programs are executed through the Krishi Vigyan Kendras in Puducherry and Karaikal and the Pandit Jawaharlal College of Agriculture & Research Institute, Karaikal. All the three institutions are being supported with financial assistance from the budget of the Department.

Answers :Two uzahavar sandhais are operated by the Department through the Pondicherry Market Committee, Puducherry.

Answers :Yes. Operated through the Krishi Vigyan Kendras.

Answers :Yes. Through the Krishi Vigyan Kendras and annual calendars are drawn by them for this purpose.

Answers :No. But prior registration is desirable.

Answers :Yes. Fertilizer testing lab, Pesticides testing lab, Seed testing lab, Water testing lab and Micronutrients testing lab.

Answers :Yes. AGMARK lab.

Answers :No. The schemes and pattern of assistance are drawn according to the requirement and feedback from the farming community and the operation are subject to allocation of funds by the Government.