Department of Agriculture & Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture
MISSION STRATEGY
To achieve the objectives, the Mission would adopt the following strategies:
Adopt a coordinated approach covering production and marketing to assure appropriate returns to growers/producers.
Promote Research and Development (R&D) of varieties and technologies for enhanced production.
Enhance acreage (in forest and non-forest areas) and productivity of bamboo through varietal change and improved agriculture practice.
Promote partnership, convergence and synergy among R&D and marketing agencies in public as well as private sectors, at all levels.
Promote where appropriate, cooperatives and self-help groups to ensure support and adequate returns to farmers.
To generate employment opportunities for skilled and unskilled persons, especially unemployed youths.
Set up National, State and sub-State level structures, to ensure adequate returns for the produce of the farmers and eliminate middlemen, to the extent possible.