•  To report to the other crop Directorates on matters relating to the respective nodal crops, weather, crop prospects and other important developments;

•  To represent Department of Agriculture and Cooperation on Central Study Teams etc. and

•  To participate in Kharif Conference, Rabi Conference, Zonal Seed Meetings, etc.;

•  Water Management timely opening and closing of canals and water use efficiency;

•  Assessment of input requirements fertilizers, pesticides, seeds, etc. for crops for obtaining optimal yields;

•  Tracking progress and promotion of new crop varieties;

•  Monitoring/tracking progress of horticulture crops and programmes therefore in the assigned states; and

•  Being more visible and interactive with states for promotion and development of crops/varieties.