Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
07-August-2018 16:26 IST
Realignment of Cropping Pattern

The farmers are encouraged to use available resources like land and water judiciously. The new technologies on cropping pattern are demonstrated at the farmers fields through State Department of Agriculture/Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)/State Agricultural Universities (SAUs)/Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs), etc. The cropping pattern is dependent on various factors viz. Agro- climatic condition of the region, availability of resources like land & water, market forces, socio-economic condition of the farmers and change as per the available resources.          

The Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, however, supplement the efforts of the states to diversify agricultural/horticultural crops as per the local need through various schemes viz Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY)/ Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH)/ National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA)/Rainfed Area Development (RAD) etc.

This Information was given by the Minister of State for Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat