Agro service centres (ASC) are the service delivery systems established by the Department of Agriculture Development and farmer’s welfare managed independently and designed to cater various needs of farmers.
Agro service centre Upputhara established at Kattappana block to integrate all the agricultural service like mechanization , ATMA based extension , credit support , weather advisory services ,soil testing support and technology based services under the closed supervision and guidance of the Department of Agriculture Development & Farmer`s welfare. ASC Upputhara registered under charitable society act 1955 being Reg No. IDK/TC/282/2017. It provide all supporting service in Agriculture depending on potential needs of local requirement, as demanded by farmers, services in agro processing and value addition, ad marketing of farm produces. Distributed quality seeds and planting materials supply of bio-control agents pheromone traps bio fertilizers organic manures and seeds with bio input services. Provides services for adoption of high tech agriculture practices including construction of rain shelters and polyhouse.