Agriculture in Andhra Pradesh – Central and State Legislations


Report Overview:

  • Under our Constitutional scheme of the division of legislative powers, agriculture is primarily a State subject under Entry 14 of List II (State List) of the VII Schedule.
  • Since independence and the creation of a separate State of Andhra Pradesh (1953), several legislations related to agriculture and allied activities have been enacted in the State.
  • These legislations can broadly be categorized into the following important sectors/areas –

    A. land (including land reforms)

    B. Irrigation

    C. Agricultural Marketing