Agriculture Department

Executive District Officer Agriculture is the head of agriculture department.

Functions of Agriculture Department

  • Agriculture Extension
  • Livestock
  • On-Farm Management
  • Soil Conservation
  • Soil Fertility
  • Fisheries
  • Forest

Land

Sr.
No
Particulars
Total
1 Total Area 858767
2 Cultivated Area 316815
i. Irrigated Area 29075
ii. Rain fed 282983
3 Un-Cultivated Area 541952
i. Forest 110491
ii. Culture able Waste 149971
iii. Not available for cultivation 281490

 

MAIN CROPS

  • WHEAT
  • PULSES (MONG ,MASH, LENTIL AND GRAM)
  • MAIZE
  • BAJARA
  • JAWAR

CROP ROTATION:

  • Wheat – Kharif Fodder
  • Wheat – Kharif Pulses
  • Wheat – Fellow – Wheat
  • Maize – Potato

AGRICULTURE EXTENSION DEPARTMENT

VISION
  • FOOD SECURITY
  • TO ENHANCE THE INCOME OF THE FARMERS

MISSION

TO ENHANCE CROP PRODUCTION/YIELD THROUGH USE OF IMPROVED VARIETIES OF SEEDS, FERTILIZERS, ADOPTION OF MODERN TECHNIQUES OF SOWING, IRRGATION, HARVESTING AND WEEDS CONTROL.

LIVESTOCK DEPARTMENT

VISION:

“To create enabling environment for raising livestock production and use it as a vehicle for social security, poverty alleviation and rural development ultimately leading towards domestic food security and creation of exportable surpluses”.

MISSION:

  • Provision of extensive vaccination to the livestock to check the out break of contagious diseases.
  • Provision of the veterinary and livestock services to improve the health status of animals, productivity (Horizontal and Vertical) and re-productivity.

FUNCTIONS/ ACTIVITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT:

  • To make promotional efforts for the Development of Livestock & Poultry farms in private sector.•Preventive Vaccination to the livestock/poultry against the contagious diseases and extension services.
  • Artificial Insemination services for the improvement of best breed to obtain more milk & meat and also for increasing the calving rates and reducing the age of puberty in cattle breed.
  • Training of Livestock Farmers.
  • Prophylactic vaccination.

1. Management.
2. First Aid / Treatment

BASIC STATISTICS VETERINARY INSTITUTIONS
Veterinary Hospital 10
Veterinary Dispensaries 12
Veterinary Centers 34
A.l Centre 3
A.I.Sub-Centres 10
Diagnostic Laboratory (Pb.) 1

SLAUGHTER HOUSES

  1. JHELUM
  2. DINA
  3. SOHAWA
  4. PIND DADAN KHAN

FISHERIES DEPARTMENT

OBJECTIVES:
  1. Extension services in private sector.
  2. Lease of fishing rights conservation management and promotion of fisheries in water areas except rivers, canals and barrages/pond areas which have no boundaries.
  3. Advisory services to promote fish farming.
  4. Local publicity and awareness.
Type of Farm
Nos.
Production
( Metric tons)
Govt. Dams 10 550
Private Fish Farms 112 250

SOIL CONSERVATION DEPARTMENT

OBJECTIVES:
  • To increase infiltration of soils.
  • To improve water holding capacity.
  • Harvesting run off.
  • To Check Soil erosion
  • To Develop Water Reservoir

For further details you may contact agriculture department on this no 0544-92700320

Note: Source of above information is District Government Jhelum Portal

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