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About the Department

Various agricultural development programmes in the state started from the 2nd Five Year Plan onwards although some preparatory efforts were initiated during the 1st Five Year Plan Period. Before 1950, the developmental activities of Agriculture, Animal husbandry and Fisheries were being looked after centrally by agriculture through a small set up headed by one Superintendent. Subsequently, Animal Husbandry and Fishery were separated from Agriculture.
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Hon'ble Minister

Shri Ratan Lal Nath

 Shri Ratan Lal Nath

 Hon'ble Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare