• Agriculture Extension Wing
  • Agriculture Research Wing
  • Water Management Wing
  • Agriculture Engineering Wing
  • Training & Research Wing
  • Agriculture Marketing Wing
  • Sindh Seed Corporation (SSC)
  • Cane Commissioner
  • Cotton Commissioner
  • Bureau of Supply & Prices
  • Planning & Monitoring Cell
AGRICULTURE EXTENSION FUNCTIONS
  • Dissemination of new crop technology and crop varieties/ fertilizers/ pesticides/ weedicides.
  • Prevention of adulteration of pesticides and fertilizer.
  • Implementation of area and production targets of crops and collection of agricultural statistics.
  • Locust control in cropping as well as in desert area.
  • ICT (Information Communication Technology) services
  • Farmers Advisory Telephone Call Center 2is providing services regularly
  • Mobile Cinema Agricultural Shows are organized regularly
AGRICULTURE RESEARCH FUNCTIONS
  • Evolution of high yielding, drought tolerant, pest/disease-resistant crop varieties.
  • Selection of improved crop production and protection techniques to grow maximum yield.
  • Production of BNS (Breeders Nucleus Seed), Pre-basic, Basic seeds of approved varieties to maintain their genetic purity.
  • Provide soil and water testing facilities and to help improve soil fertility and reclaim saline soil.
ON-FARM WATER MANAGEMENT FUNCTIONS
  • Improvement of watercourses to minimize conveyance and water losses.
  • Demonstration of improved farms.
  • Training of personnel in methods of On-Farm Water Management.
  • Training of farmers.
AGRICULTURE ENGINEERING FUNCTIONS
  • Development of culturable waste land
  • Supplementing additional ground water for irrigation purpose through Rig Machines and Hand Boring Plants
  • Providing Agriculture Implements on subsidy to farmers
  • Installation of Tube wells (Solarized included) on subsidy
  • Providing Laser Land Leveling Equipment on rental basis for precision land leveling
  • Installation of Controlled Atmospheric Stores on subsidy
  • Assistance to Line Departments for flood prevention.
TRAINING & RESEARCH FUNCTIONS
  • Capacity Building of the Officers/Officials
  • To create awareness among the farmers community regarding On Farm Water Management practices, on going schemes, provision of subsidized implements for farmers.
  • To disseminate information for adaptation of new technologies in view of climate change etc.
AGRICULTRE MARKETING FUNCTIONS
  • Establishment of Agricultural Markets for controlling, regulation and purchase & sale of agricultural products.
  • Issuance of licenses for carrying out their trade in market through Market Committees.
  • Levy of fees on Agricultural products, bought or sold in the notified market areas on prescribed rates.
  • Fixation and implementation of trade allowance in markets, so that growers are not fleeced at the hands of Middle men.
  • To arrange open auction of the Agricultural Products.
  • To supervise current weighment and timely payment.
CROP REPORTING SERVICE CENTER FUNCTIONS
  • To collect district wise data
  • Area & production of all Kharif & Rabi Crops, through sample based techniques.
  • To work out yield/acre through crop cutting using statistical techniques.
  • To collection information regarding i.e. inputs & use of irrigation water, fertilizer off-take, temperature etc.
  • To prepare/circulate crop estimates.
  • Preparation of other crop estimates through subjective methods.
  • To prepare position paper for Agriculture Policy Institute meeting for Futuristic Agriculture Policies for various major crops.
  • Provide data to Research & Extension wings.
SINDH SEED CORPORATION FUNCTIONS
  • To streamline the Seed Multiplication System.
  • To produce pre-basic seed of wheat & cotton and basic seed of rice varieties through

Agriculture Research wing.

  • To multiply pre-basic and basic seed at Sindh Seed Corporation’s seed farms for production of basic and certified seed.
  • To provide advisory services to the growers.
  • To provide seed processing facilities to the growers.
CANE COMMISSIONER FUNCTIONS
  • To Implement and supervise the provisions of Sugar Factories Control Act 1950 & Rules 1964.
  • To impose penalties under this Act.
  • To regulate the supply of cane to the Sugar Mills.
  • To implement Sugarcane (Dev.) Cess Rules.
  • To monitor cane price and an immediate release of cane payment by sugar mills to growers.
COTTON COMMISSIONER FUNCTIONS
  • To provide guidelines to enhance Cotton production
  • To promote production of contamination free and clean cotton
  • To monitor and ensure implementation of Cotton Control Act and Rules
  • To coordinate issues related to Ginning Factory and Cotton Textile Industry
BUREAU OF SUPPLY & PRICES FUNCTIONS
  • To control the prices of essential commodities, monitoring of weekly bachat bazars.
  • To perform all such activities under the provisions of:
  • Sindh Essential Commodities Price Control & Prevention of Profiteering & Hoarding Act, 2005
  • Sindh Godowns Registration Act, 1995
  • Consumer Protection Act, 2015
WEIGHTS & MEASURES FUNCTIONS
  • Verification and stamping of the weighing instruments used or intended to be used in transaction of trade and commerce or, in bullion and precious stones, or by the Railway administration or by a Factory, within the meaning of Factories Act, 1934 (XXV of 1934) in accordance with the provision of the Act and these Rules
  • Field staff also conducts visits to the markets and check the correctness of the weights and measures.
  • On contravention of any liable clause of the Sindh Standard Weights & Measures (Enforcement) Act, 1975 and Rules, 1976, department lodges prosecution in the Court of Judicial Magistrate of the respective district.
PLANNING & MONITORING CELL FUNCTIONS
  • Preparation, Appraisal, Processing & Monitoring of development projects submission of PC-IV of completed schemes