Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority
Promotes exports of the agricultural and allied industries.
Protects coastal areas and responsible for regulation of shrimp culture.
Central Insecticides Board and Registration Committee
Provides advice on, regulates and manages the uses of pesticides.
Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute
Marine fisheries research organisation, based in Cochin.
Coconut Development Board
a statutory body established for the integrated development of coconut cultivation and industry, based in Kochi, Kerala.
Promotes expansion of the coffee industry, exports, and carries out and provides research information to aid the industry.
Council for Advancement of People's Action and Rural Technology
Details of the organisational setup, associated voluntary bodies, goals and objectives.
Department of Agriculture & Co-operation
Responsible for national policies and programmes aimed at achieving agricultural growth. Part of the Ministry of Agriculture.
Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying
Responsible for livestock production, preservation, protection and improvement of stocks and dairy development. Site describes the organisation, its major subdivisions, and lists publications.
Department of Drinking Water Supply
Brief account of the department's activities, details of projects, fund allocations, and plan documents.
Department of Fertilizers
Formulates and adminsters government policy on fertiliser production. Site describes policy, details the principal private companies, and has contact details.
Directorate of Wheat Research
Based at Karnal. Researches improved varieties and cultivation, preserves genetic variation.
Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute
Applies statistical methods to agricultural production, research and development.
Indian Council of Agricultural Research
An autonomous apex national organisation which plans, conducts and promotes research, education, training and transfer of technology for advancement of agriculture and allied sciences.
Indian Insitute of Pulses Research
National centre for basic and applied research on pulse crops, based in Kanpur.
Khadi and Village Industries Commission
Details of the organisation, lists and information about implementing bodies, announcements, publications and performance indicators.
Ministry of Environment and Forests
Planning, promotion and co-ordination of environmental and forestry programmes. Information on government policy and action, as well as NGOs.
Ministry of Rural Development
Information on rural development, poverty alleviation, Panchayati Raj, and status reports.
Ministry of Tribal Affairs
This ministry is responsible for the 'Scheduled Tribes'. Describes its activities, associated and autonomous bodies, awards and fellowships.
National Horticulture Board
Promotes integrated development of horticulture in India. Includes an overview of the organisaton, schemes run by it, horticulture statistics and a list of publications.
National Institute of Rural Development
Based in Hyderabad. Researches factors affecting rural development, teaches public officials and others on relevant matters.
Natural Disaster Management
Cyclone, earthquake, flood, drought and landslide related information, from the government body that plans for these events.
A scheme to provide internet visibility and sales facilities for rural artisans and rural products.
Spices Board India
Export promotion for spices produced in the country. (Ministry of Commerce).
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