Telangana Department of Agriculture

The Telangana Department of Agriculture has been created by the government of Telangana mainly to provide agricultural extension services to farmers and to transfer the latest technical knowledge to the farming community.[1] Telangana's agriculture department separated from Andhra Pradesh as part of Andhra Pradesh bifurcation.[2][3] It aims to promote agricultural trade and to boost agricultural production and productivity in Telangana.

Telangana Department of Agriculture
Agency overview
Formed2 June 2014; 6 years ago (2014-06-02)
Preceding agency
  • Agricultural Division
JurisdictionGovernment of Telangana
HeadquartersOpp. L. B. Stadium, Basheerbagh, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
17°36′6″N 78°47′6″E / 17.60167°N 78.78500°E / 17.60167; 78.78500Coordinates: 17°36′6″N 78°47′6″E / 17.60167°N 78.78500°E / 17.60167; 78.78500
Websiteagri.tg.nic.in

HistoryEdit

The economy of Telangana is largely dependent on agriculture and most people have taken farming as a profession.[citation needed] The podu system is used in some areas.[citation needed]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Official Website". TGovernment of Telangana. Retrieved 20 July 2014.
  2. ^ "Notification" (PDF). The Gazette of India. Government of India. 4 March 2014. Retrieved 4 March 2014.
  3. ^ "E-split: Telangana govt, depts to have new web Ids". The Hindu. 1 June 2014. Retrieved 20 July 2014.

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