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Powers and Duties of Agriculture Officer of District Watershed Development Office


  • ​Works under the technical direction of DWDOs, ADAs, ACFs, ADH and ZP, EOTP.
  • Responsible for execution of Soil and Water Conservation works in his jurisdiction; keeps plans and estimates ready for execution.
  • Allots work to field staff, conducts physical checks, provides guidance to field staff scrutinizes plans and estimates ready for execution.
  • Compiles reports, accounts and submits N.D.C. Bills, sends recovery statements.
  • Minimum 15 field visits per month.
  • Ensure integration with other sectors for integrated Watershed Development Department.
  • Responsible for progress in schemes / components entrusted for which he is in-charge.
  • Associates with watershed associations, Village Forest Committees and other social institutions / committees and ensure participatory management of watershed programme.
  • ​Ensure integration with other sectors for integrated Watershed Development Department.​