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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  land and water management practices for ensuring improvement in soil quality by arresting progressive deterioration of soil health ; And evolving credible land use patterns for sustainable  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  measures for course correction and sustainable  development

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

  • 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 2778760, 2778761
Fax : 04712338200




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