Agriculture Department


    The department of Agriculture is one of the oldest departments in the region. Since its establishment, the department served the farming community of this region from disseminating scientific technologies for increasing the crop production, seed distribution, supply of agri- machineries, off season vegetable cultivation, introduction of new vegetable varieties; which has resulted in improving the living standard of the people and boosting the economy of the farmers during the course of time.


    To transform agriculture in Ladakh into sustainable, remunerative, attractive and dignified occupation by blending the traditional with advanced system, giving due respect to the scare natural resources and conservation of the fragile environment.

    In a nutshell “Sustainable Agriculture for enough food, employment and wealth is the vision of Agriculture Department of UT Ladakh”. Increasing production & productivity and return on investment in Agriculture for the welfare of the farmers.


    • . Making the farmers aware of latest inputs and innovations in agriculture and guide them through entire cultivation cycle to grow crops both for their captive as well as commercial consumption;
    • . Implementing on ground all the Centrally Sponsored Schemes in the realm of Agriculture;
    • . Providing HYV seeds/ Hybrids and quality planting material;
    • . Promotion of Soil Health through Integrated Nutrient Management and use of Soil Health Cards;
    • . Promoting Diversification in Cropping /Farming Systems and Organic Farming;
    • . Special focus on creation of irrigation infrastructure (Per Drop More Crop & Har Khet Ko panni);
    • . Promotion of Post Harvest Management Practices, Integrated Pest Management and Prevention of Post Harvest Losses;
    • . Creation of post harvest Infrastructure in Agriculture such as Warehousing, Cold chains, Refer-Vans & Mandis;
    • . Promotion of Farm Mechanization with special focus on Hill Agriculture;
    • . Promotion of Ancillary activities such as Mushroom, Forestry, Vermi-composting, etc.;
    • . Promotion of Value Addition, Branding, Tagging, and Micro Food Enterprises;
    • . Promotion of off-season vegetables by way of Protected cultivation (Green houses, etc.).
    S. No Name Designation Email
    1 Sh. Ravinder Kumar, IAS Administrative Secretary 9469112000
    2 Muzaffer Hussain Wani Deputy Secretary 9622234526
    3 Mohd Ali Khan Chief Agriculture Officer, Kargil 9419176085

    1. Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) Flagship scheme
    2. Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana-RAFTAAR(RKVY–RAFTAAR)
    3. Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana-RAFTAAR(RKVY–RAFTAAR)
    4. National Mission on Agricultural Extension and Technology(NMAET)
    5. National Mission on Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA)
    6. National Food Security Mission(NFSM)
    7. National Mission on Oilseed sand Oil-Palm(NMOOP)
    8. Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi(PM-KISAN)

    S. No Name of the Officer Designation PIO/APIOs FAA
    1 Muzaffer Hussain Wani Deputy Secretary PIO  

    Sh. Ravinder kumar[IAS]

    2 Mohd Ali Khan Chief Agriculture Officer, Kargil PIO
    3 Tashi Dolma District Agriculture Officer, Leh PIO
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