Management Committee

Composition

1.  Project Director of Agriculture Technology Management Agency  Chairman 
2.  District Head of Dept., Agriculture  Member 
3.  District Head of Dept., Horticulture  Member 
4.  District Head of Dept., Animal Husbandry  Member 
5.  District Head of Dept. Fisheries  Member 
6.  District Head of Dept. Sericulture  Member 
7.  Head, Krishi Vigyan Kendra  Member 
8.  Head, Zonal Research Station  Member 
9.  Project Officer, District Rural Development Agency  Member 
10.  One representative of Farmersí Organization promoted by an NGO  Member 
11.  Representative of NGO, if any, involved in agricultural extension  Member 
12.  District level NABARD Officer  Member 
13.  Lead Bank Officer  Member 
14.  A representative of trained input dealers who is also providing extension services  Member 
15.  Two progressive farmers (one of whom should be a woman)  Member 
16.  Two Deputy Project Directors  One of the DYP Ds will be Member Secretary 

Key functions of ATMA Management Committee (AMC)

Carryout periodic Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) to identify the problems and constraints faced by different socio-economic groups and farmers within the district.
Prepare an integrated, Strategic Research and Extension Plan (SREP) for the district that would specify short and medium term adaptive research as well as technology validation and refinement and extension priorities for the district.
Prepare annual District Agriculture Action Plans in consultation with DFAC which would be submitted to the ATMA Governing Board for review, possible modification and approval.
Maintain appropriate project accounts for audit purposes.
Coordinate the execution of these annual action plans through participant line departments, ZRSs, KVKs, NGOs, FIGs / FOs and allied institutions, including private sector firms.
Establish coordinating mechanisms at the Block level, such as Farm Information & Advisory Centres (FIACs) that would integrate extension and technology transfer activities at the block and village levels.
Provide periodic performance reports as required by DAC to the Governing Board outlining the various targets and achievements.
Provide secretariat to Governing Board and initiate action on policy direction, investment decisions and other guidance received from the Governing Board.
ATMA Management Committee shall meet once in a month to review the progress in various blocks and submit the report to State Nodal Cell/ DAC

Message

Shri G.R Gorakh,IAS

DC cum Chariman ATMA, Seraikella

Shri J.S Choudhary,IAS

Director Agriculture Jharkhand

Shri Ramchandra

DAO cum PD ATMA

Shri Vijay Kr. Singh

DPD ATMA