Raitamitra – Farming in Karnataka

Raitamitra – ರೈತಾ ಮಿತ್ರ

Agriculture is the Economical backbone of India. The reason is that at least 70 percent of the population of our country has a connection with Agricultural jobs or they are working in the allied sector. Agriculture’s history in India starts with the Indus Valley Civilization. India has acquired the second position in the list of the crucial agricultural countries in the world because of its farm output. However, this article is all about the Agriculture Department, Karnataka. Get more about the Raitamitra department from here.

Karnataka is the eighth biggest in the states of India according to the area it covers. Agriculture is the principal occupation for most of the rural inhabitants in Karnataka. 64.6 percent of the geographical area of Karnataka is available for cultivation. Agriculture in the state depends mostly on the southwest monsoon, and the state is reachable for producing spices, medicinal crops, vegetables and tropical fruits. So, agriculture has a significant role to play in monitoring the economy of the state. Keeping in mind the importance of agriculture in the state, the State Government of Karnataka established the Karnataka  State Department of Agriculture or KSDA.

Primary functions of the Karnataka Department of Agriculture

  • Improvement of water management ways for facilitating agriculture
  • Soil conservation and soil fertility
  • Agriculture Education, Research, and Training
  • Protection of crops against pests, insects, etc.
  • Promotion of latest technologies in agriculture
  • Agricultural loans

What is Raitamitra?

Karnataka’s Department of Agriculture has established several Raitha Samparka Kendras for providing information to the farmers about crop production, crop selection, facilities for seed and soil testing and several other facilities to their Bhoomi Karnataka. So, Raitamitra Kendras are there to increase production of agricultural crops in the state. To know in detail about the latest activities of these Kendras, visit www.horticulture.kar.nic.in.

The Agriculture Department Karnataka Recruitment

There are multiple Agriculture Jobs in the state of Karnataka. The Agriculture Department of Karnataka under National Food Security Mission (NFSM) scheme invites interested as well as eligible candidates for several posts. Visit their official website to know about the process of recruitment, dates of examinations, examination fee, syllabus, last date for submission of online application, mode of payment, etc.

Department of Agriculture Website: Click Here
Karnataka Farmers HelpLine Number: 1800 425 3553
Contact Number: 8277929800
Office Number: 080-22256093
Email Id: min@krishnabyregowda.in

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