Agriculture and Allied Sectors contribution to the Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) of Odisha is estimated to be about 19.91% and key to the transformation of the State’s rural economy. It provides employment and livelihood opportunities, both direct and indirect, to more than 60% of the total workforce. The State has gross cultivated land of about 61.80 lakh hectares. Read More
Governments policies and programmes, aimed at enhancing farmers income by en-hancing productivity, providing market access and ensuring value addition through optimum utilization of land, water, soil and plant resources of the Odisha farming com-munity through agriculture extension services and the development of fisheries and the animal resources sector.
Sudipta Mukherjee (Deputy Director)