There are several projects under the Agriculture department:

Integrated Nutrient Management(INM)

INM section is working on strengthening and upgradation of existing soil testing laboratories, setting up of new static and mobile soil testing laboratories to cover every district under NPMSF (National Project on Management of Soil Health & Fertility). Farmers can thus easily access these laboratories to have a clear knowledge of his soil. Fertilizers, manures and soil amendments will be applied judiciously based on soil test results. Step is also being taken to provide on line Soil Health Card where details of soil with recommended dose of fertilizers will be recorded for every farmers. read more...

Macro Management of Agriculture (MMA)

Macro Management of Agriculture (MMA) Scheme hi kum 2000-2001 khan Centrally Sponsored Scheme chi 27 te kaikawp a siam niin, hengte hi Macro management lam hawi State te tanpui nana Plan siam leh State te inkara thawhhona tha a hlawhtlin nan programme duan tawh sa atanga kal peng a ni a. He Scheme-ah hian a tul anga hmalak a nih theih nan amah hian thuneihna a nei a, tin, State Government ten an mamawh bik leh an ngaihpawimawh atana an chetvelna leh hmalakna an siam hlawhtlin theihna tur atana kawng lo duansak te a tel a. Hmalak dan kalphung nghet taka kan lo vawn tawh , Agriculture Sector lama an thawh that ang zel a State te hmalakna belhchhah/hlawmkhat anga kalpui thin chu he Scheme hian a rawn thlak a. read more...


The RKVY (National Agriculture Development Programme) aims at achieving 4% annual growth in the agriculture sector during the XI Plan period, by ensuring a holistic development of Agriculture and allied sectors.
Objectives of the programme
• To incentivize the states that increase their investment in Agriculture and allied sectors
• To provide flexibility and autonomy to the States in planning and executing programmes for agriculture
• To ensure the preparation of Agriculture Plans for the districts and states
• To achieve the goal of reducing the yield gaps in important crops
• To maximize returns to the farmers
• To address the agriculture and allied sectors in an integrated manner. read more...

Watershed Development Programme in Shifting Cultivation Area

Watershed Development Programme in Shifting Cultivation Areas is a Special Central Assistance to State Plan Programme for the benefits of the jhumia families in the N.E. States who are living below poverty line. The financing of the scheme includes treatment of arable and non-arable land, drainage line, creation of water bodies, development of Agriculture/ horticulture/ plantation crops/ forestry and land based/ household production system as package of rehabilitation components. As a whole the focus is on natural resources management, economic enhancement, leading to poverty alleviation and eco friendly more...


The Centrally Sponsored Scheme ‘Support to State Extension Programmes for Extension Reforms’ commonly known as ATMA is an on - going scheme being implemented since 2005 – 2006 in 4 Districts of Mizoram viz. Aizawl, Champhai, Kolasib & Lunglei, which was extended to the other four Districts viz. Lawngtlai, Mamit, Saiha and Serchhip since 2008-2009.
              The purpose of Extension Reforms Scheme is to promote new institutional arrangements and operational procedures. Therefore, to implement the Scheme, the Mizoram Agricultural Management & Extension Training Institute (MAMETI) was established as an autonomous institution registered under Societies Registration Act, 1860, vide. Registration No. : /S.R. / MZ -113 of 2005 – ‘06 of 6th December, 2005. read more...


Oil Palm Development Programme was implemented from the year 2004-2005 in Mizoram under Integrated Scheme of Oilseeds, Pulses, Oil Palm and Maize (ISOPOM) CSS. Oil Palm Development Programme is a centrally sponsored scheme with an expenditure of 75:25 sharing between Central Government and State Government fund respectively. During the Xth Plan period i.e 2005-2006 and 2006-2007 an area of 769 hectares with a beneficiaries of 690 families was covered in two District Viz Lunglei & Kolasib District. During this period the fund received from Central Government and State Government was Rs.432.00 lakhs only.

During the XIth Plan an area of 13066 hectares was targeted but targeted area could be achieved due to attacked by Rats, Bandicots, Wild Boar and largely unavailability of sufficient seedlings. The implementing partner companies with the areas allotted to them are as under the following:-

(a) Godrej Oil Palm Limited for the District of Kolasib and Mamit.

(b) Ruchi Soya Industries Limited for Lunglei and Lawngtlai District.

(c) Foods Fats & Fertilizer Limited for Serchhip, Aizawl and Saiha District.

During XIth Plan an area of 9537.41 Hectares was achieved with an expenditure of Rs.2819.39 lakhs Central and State (upto 2011) including Rs.250.00 lakhs of Additional Central Assistance (ACA) during 2008-2009. read more..


SRI hi buhchin dan thar a ni a, buhchi a ni lo. Kum 1983 – ’85 vel khan kristian puithiam Social Worker ropui tak Fr Henri de Laulanie, SJ-an, Madagaskar thliarkar atanga a hmuhchhuah a ni a. A hmuhchhuah dan pawh tihpalh (accident) thil mah zawk a ni. Antsirabe a farm school ah chuan an tum aia hmain buh tiak phun sawn a ngai ta a, tichuan ni 15 a upa chauh chauhte kha an phun sawn ta a, mahse a tha duhin a pengte a lo tam phian a, a thar a hlawk ta phian mai bawk si a. Chuta tanga lo lar chho ta a ni a. Madagaskar ram pawnah erawh chuan chumi hnu kum 15 zet 1999 khan a hmasa ber atan China rama Nanjing Agricultural University ah leh Agency for Agriculture Research and Development, Indonesia ten an enchhin ve tan chauh a ni. read more...

Organic Farming

The concept of Organic Farming and permanent and sustainable Agriculture, and its importance in our today degrading soil and environment is felt very alarming to the Politician and beurocrats of Mizoram since a decade ago. In 1996, the Department of Agriculture introduced Organic Farming Project and ran a trial at Lungmuat village. Here, Organic Farming coupled with contour trench farming was trialed with a very promising results. Vermi-culture was also started by importing good species of earthworm. A good number of villages were covered giving training on Bio-Composing methods. read more...

Plant Protection

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National Watershed Development Project in Rainfed Areas (NWDPRA) is a special central assistance programme for the benefit of cultivators families living below poverty line through treatment of arable and non-arable land, drainage line treatment, creation of water bodies, development of agriculture/ horticulture crops, forestry and land based/ household production system as packages of rehabilitation component suiting to the socio-economic condition, background and tope-sequences of the area against the existing broad and basically un-integrated wasteful programme of jhuming. The erstwhile National Watershed Development Project in Rainfed Areas (NWDPRA) Scheme with central assistance primarily focused on the settlement or rehabilitation of the families through the development of the area. National Watershed Development Project in Rainfed Areas (NWDPRA) focus on the field activities for uplifting of the land use pattern of the area and development of land and water resources based on the guidelines of National Watershed Development Project in Rainfed Areas (NWDPRA) issued by Department of Agriculture & Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture, and Government of India.