Powers and Duties of Joint Director, Agriculture (Soil Conservation)



  • Assist the   Director of W​​atershed in planning, implementation and monitoring of programmes
  • n-charge of all soil, water & moisture conservation works of Agriculture sector.
  • Provide technical guidance to the field staff in the implementation of soil and water conservation programmes i.e. watershed works.
  • Keep close liaison with line departments and other institutions of State and Central Government.
  • Associate in monitoring and evaluation of Agriculture Sector of Watershed Development Projects.
  • Ensure intensive supervision of field activities through frequent visits not less than ten visits per month.
  • Carry out any other work entrusted by the Commissioner / Director of Watershed.
  • Ensure integration with other sectors for integrated Watershed Development Department.
  • Planning for and arranging for concurrent midterm and final evaluation of schemes / projects entrusted to him.
  • Ensure planning implementation and monitoring of physical and financial progress of watershed Development Schemes and project components entrusted by Commissioner, Watershed Development Department.
  • ​Ensure timely sanction , release of funds from central and State level to Districts timely furnishing of utilization certificates to State & Centre in respect of  schemes /  components for which he is responsible.​