The Agriculture & Co-operation Department of Gujarat Govt. takes care of agriculture and related matters in its charge like
horticulture, soil conservation,
animal husbandry,and and formation of policies / schemes in
co-operative activities as well as implementation, monitoring and supervision. A separate Horticulture Department has been set up from the Agriculture Department considering the importance of the increasing agriculture area for Horticulture farming and
horticultural activities in the State.
Four Agriculture Universities are functional under the Department to carry out education and research related activities in the area of agriculture
and related subjects. Head of the Department (HOD), Corporations, Committees and other institutions are working under the administrative control of the department to advice and assist in policy making for
departmental activities and in
implementation and monitoring of programs.
The key objective of the Agriculture Departmentis to meet the need of the State and to increase the income of farmers by
increase in agricultural production by increasing agricultural productivity by giving the knowledge of scientific methods of agriculture to the farmers and byimplementing