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    "The earth, the air, the land and the water are not an inheritance from our forefathers but on loan from our children.So we have to hand over to them atleast as it was handed over to us"  - Mahatma Gandhi

      Adoption of suitable scientific land and water management practices for ensuring improvement in soil quality by arresting progressive deterioration of soil health and evolving credible land use pattern for sustainable agricultural production and development.


  • Conservation of precious natural resources such as Soil & Water for improving the overall quality of life

  • Periodic assessment of soil quality and recommendation of corrective measures for course correction and Sustainable Agriculture development

  • Use of scientific tools such as GIS & Remote Sensing technology for the proper analysis of soil health and evolving crop suitability pattern

  • Evolving People's partnership and their active involvement in Soil & Water conservation

  • Adoption of suitable interventions for the restoration of distress affected areas

  • Creating awareness through extension activities for Natural Resource Management




Contact us

Directorate of Soil Survey & Soil Conservation
Center Plaza buildings
Thiruvananthapuram-695 014
Ph: 0471 2339899
Fax : 04712338500




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