"To increase the food production of the State by enhancing the area of paddy cultivation by executing infrastructural development works needed for the padasekharams and to be a part in the integral development of the State by executing infrastructural works of various departments other than in the agricultural field."
To bring fallow land into cultivable area
To stabilise paddy cultivation and to convert single crop area of paddy cultivation into double crop
To prevent salt water intrusion, improve drainage facilities, reduce erosion etc.
To increase transportation facilities to agricultural lands and creating employment in farm sector