Production and Marketing

The core objective of Production and Marketing department is to support sustainable market oriented crop production, pest and disease control, quality and safety of plants and improved food security and household income.

Staffing
The department has a total of 82 approved staff positions, of which only 11(13.4%) are filled. The department has a staffing gap of 86.6%.
The Livestock sector has the approved staffing of 22 but only 05 positions are filled. Under cop, the approved positions are 22 of which only 05 are filled.
Under Fishery, only one person has been recruited against 22 approved positions.
Entomology is also hard hit by staffing gaps with no position filled against three approved positions.
The district has no Vermin officer against one approved position. The district also has one position for Agriculture Engineer which has not been filled.