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  • Acquisition, classification, interpretation and presentation of soil and land resource data
  • To provide reliable database on soil resources of the State for macro and micro level planning
  • Interpretation of soil resource data and publication of thematic maps
  • Reconnaissance Soil Survey of large area
  • Detailed Soil Survey of panchayat/watershed
  • User defined surveys and updating of soil survey
  • Identification, delineation, codification and prioritization of watersheds in Kerala State
  • Preparation of soil and land resource inventory reports and updation of GIS database.
  • Soil sample analysis for fertility, soil classification and user defined
  • Conservation of Soil and Water Resources for Sustainable Agricultural Production and ecorestoration.
  • Awareness creation on sustainable use and conservation of natural resources
  • Infrastructure creation in rural areas for augmenting agricultural production
  • Improving irrigation potential of the state
  • Implementation of soil and water conservation activities on watershed basis
  • Provide sound soil resource information to optimize resource utilisation and adopting land use as per land capability for ensuring soil health.
  • Disseminate information, skills and knowledge on the need for Natural Resource Conservation which would help in capacity building of the stakeholders and promote mass awareness.




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Directorate of Soil Survey & Soil Conservation
Center Plaza buildings
Thiruvananthapuram-695 014
Ph: 0471 2778760, 2778761
Fax : 04712338200

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