Role Functions, Responsibilities, Activities

Role Responsibilities, Activities
Adviser (AS) He/She is responsible to release four Advance Estimates (AEs) followed by Final Estimates of production of major agricultural crops of the country.
Adviser(CS) He/ She is responsible for implementation and monitoring of a Comprehensive Scheme for Studying the Cost of Cultivation of Principal Crops in India and generating cost of cultivation and production estimates and providing to CACP for the purpose of arriving at the recommendations of the Minimum Support Prices (MSP) etc.
Adviser(FE) He/ She is to examines the Kharif and Rabi Price Policy Report of Commission for Agricultural Costs & Prices (CACP). The Government announces Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) for twenty two (22) mandated crops and Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP) for Sugarcane based on the recommendations of the CACP after considering the views of State Governments and Central Ministries/ Departments concerned.
Adviser(CC) He/ She is responsible for examining the Price Policy Reports for Raw Jute and Copra submitted by CACP. Also responsible for the MSP of Toria by taking the average of price differentials between rapeseed/mustard and toria /lahi black in important markets for the previous five years.
Adviser(SDDS) He/ She is involved in collection and compilation of data relating to nine-fold classification of land, irrigated area (source wise and crop-wise) and total area under crops for States and UTs. The compiled data is brought out in the Directorate’s publications of ‘Land Use Statistics’ and ‘Agricultural Statistics at Glance’.
Adviser(P&M) She/He is to provides necessary market intelligence to the Government and is involved in collection, compilation and dissemination of data/ information on prices – wholesale, retail, farm harvest and international prices of important agricultural commodities. Wholesale prices of 170 selected agricultural commodities from approx. 700 market centers spread across the country and retail prices of 45 food items from 87 market centers are collected and compiled on weekly basis.
Adviser(AER) He/ She is responsible for the Agro-Economic Research (AER) Scheme which has a network of 15 AER Units and Centres which conduct research studies in the field of Agricultural Economy on yearly basis to meet the need of the Government of India, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.
Adviser (Cor) The main work of Coordination Division is to coordinate all issues between DAC&FW and the Divisions concerned in DES. The main activities include DAC&FW level Coordination for preparing Economic Survey Chapter on Agriculture & Food Management and for routine matters wherein several Divisions of DES and those of DAC&FW are involved, preparation of material for Annual Report, providing information on release and utilization of funds under plan schemes, Parliament Questions etc.

Last updated : 09-10-2021, 06:21 AM