Official message from Head of Department
The total reported area of the district Chitral is 99000 hectares between the latitude 35°-37° North and longitude 71°-74° East. The total cultivated area is about 23000 hectares out of this about 21000 (91.3%) is irrigated and the rest is rain-fed. Climate is dry temperate which is ideally suitable for organic temperate fruits and vegetable production. The area also has high potential in vegetable seed production and can minimize the import burden up to a great extent. Agriculture vital for decent survival of poor people of these remote areas. ARS Chitral has been making great contributions in up lifting the life standards of the farming community by increasing the per unit yield of different crops.
Agriculture Research and development
Vision / future plan
Development projects / ADP
Technological Improvement In Research And Strengthening Of Agricultural Research Stations Of KPK
Adaptive Research Plots on farmers’ fields
Advisory Services for visiting farmers, NGOs and other departments
Supervision of BSc (Hons), MSc (Hons) and Ph.D students from various universities
Public access to government
Official / Officers (designation only)
Address / Phone / Email
Farmers visits and visits of farmers fields regarding different crop issues.
Published and distributed to farmers by various disciplines.
Radio Pakistan Peshawar.
Field days / trainings/ workshops
Conducted from time to time normally organized under projects and ADP schemes.
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