The key functions of the department are as follows:

  • Conduct economic and socio economic studies for framing agriculture policy
  • Coordination of activities with donors (World Bank, FAO, ADB, JICA, UNDP, US Aid, DFID, IFAD etc.) and different wings of Agriculture Department for implementation of foreign aided projects in agriculture sector
  • Conducting Bench Mark / Baseline Survey before starting any project
  • Regular Monitoring & Evaluation of all foreign aided as well as ADP projects
  • Identification of areas of investment in agriculture as well as areas of collaboration (MoUs) with different countries
  • All the matters /policy issues relating to Rice, Sugarcane, Cotton and Oilseeds crops at secretariat level