Arrangement of Input Loans:
Board organizes input loans to the growers in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka through nationalized banks at competitive rate of interest.
Analysis of Soil/Water samples:
Board organizes collection and analysis of Soil and Water samples of registered FCV Tobacco growers on free of cost on regular basis. Based on analysis results, Board advises growers on suitability of soil for cultivating FCV Tobacco and on usage of correct doses of fertilizer for improving quality and yields.
Board organizes supply of certified seed to growers in time before commencement of crop season in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka through CTRI and M/s. ITC Ltd., - ABD – ILTD.
Supply of fertilizers:
Different types of fertilizers for basal application and as well as top dressing have been procured and supplied to growers by the Board through a centralized system on no profit no loss basis to help growers to overcome procurement problem.