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.