IntroductionThe Ministry of National Food Security & Research is mainly responsible for policy formulation, economic coordination and planning in respect of food grain and agriculture. It also includes procurement of food grains, fertilizer, import price stabilization of agriculture produce, international liaison, economic studies for framing agricultural policies.
Agricultural Policy InstituteAgriculture Prices Commission was established in 1981 and re-constituted as Agriculture Policy Institute (API) in 2006 as attached department with ministry.
Federal Seed Certification Registration DepartmentProvide seed certification and quality control cover for various crops and field inspection of the crops of registered varieties and released varieties
Animal Quarantine DepartmentRegulate the import, export and quarantine of animals and animal products, in order to prevent the introduction or spread of exotic diseases and maintain quarantine services of high standards, to protect the livestock industry of Pakistan and other countries
National Veterinary LaboratoryNational Veterinary Laboratory is a national institution for service and regulatory support to national livestock wealth. These state of the art laboratories are capable of catering needs in advanced applied biotechnology, bacteriology, virology, analytical chemistry, biochemistry, immunology, molecular biology, toxicology, pathology, parasitology and exotic diseases
Department of Plant ProtectionThe department Quarantines and routinely locust Survey and control.
Pakistan Agricultural Research CouncilPakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) is the apex national organization working in close collaboration with other federal provincial institutions in the country to provide science-based solutions to agriculture of Pakistan. The organization promote and coordinate agricultural research, arrange expeditious utilization of research results and establish research establishments to fill in the gaps in existing agricultural research system.
Pakistan Agriculture Storage and Services CorporationPASSCO is a public Limited Company, its functions include maintaining strategic reserves of wheat and other specified commodities and procurement of food commodities at Government’s fix price
Pakistan Oil-seed Development BoardPakistan Oil-seed Development Board (PODB) was established in 1995 to enhance indigenous oil-seed production. PODB serves as an important national institution for the development of oilseed sector in the country, besides providing regulatory and policy framework to this sector
Livestock and Dairy Development BoardPlan, promote, facilitate and coordinate livestock, poultry and dairy sectors development of Pakistan
Fisheries Development BoardFisheries Development Board is set up to provide and maintain a platform for enhancing and promoting fisheries sector in Pakistan. The board Coordinates with national and provincial activities with relation to aquaculture and shrimp farming and development of market infrastructure and improvement of marketing of fisheries products
Pakistan Dairy Development CompanyPakistan Dairy Development Company (PDDC or Dairy Pakistan) has been established to drive the development of the Pakistan dairy sector. Dairy Pakistan is a Public-Private sector joint initiative to bring about structural long term change in the dairy industry in Pakistan. Dairy Pakistan is chartered to coordinate, manage and facilitate initiatives leading to the development of the dairy sector in the country
Federal Water Management CellFederal Water Management Cell serves as an arm of the Ministry to deal with all the matters related to irrigation water management and agriculture mechanization
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