ICAR KRISHI VIGYAN KENDRA,Thiruvarur Welcomes you...

 

MANDATED ACTIVITIES

 

Mandate of the KVK


The overall mandate of the KVK is to develop and disseminate location specific technological modules at district level through Technology Assessment, Refinement and Demonstration and to act as Knowledge and Resource Centre for agriculture and its allied activities.
The specific activities to carry out this mandate are

 

ü  Conducting On-Farm Testing to identify the location specificity of agricultural technologies under various farming systems


ü  Organizing Front Line Demonstrations to establish production potential of various crops and enterprises on the farmers’ fields


ü  Organizing need based training of farmers to update their knowledge and skills in modern agricultural technologies related to technology assessment, refinement and demonstration, and training of extension personnel to orient themin the frontier areas of technology development   


ü  Creating awareness about improved technologies to larger masses through appropriate extension programmes


ü  Production and supply of good quality seeds and planting materials, livestock, poultry and fisheries breeds and products and various bio-products to the farming community  


ü  Work as resource and knowledge centre of agricultural technology for supporting initiatives of public, private and voluntary sector for improving the agricultural economy of the district.

 

 

On Farm Testings (OFT) 2017-18


 Sl. No.

Crop/ Enterprise

Title of OFT

No. of trials

1

Home Science

Assessment for drudgery reduction of different weeders in paddy  

20

2

Rice

Assessment of saline tolerant rice varieties for Thiruvarur District  

5

3

Sesame

Assessment of suitable sesame variety for rice fallow condition  

5

4

Animal husbandry

Assessment of two different Ethno Veterinary Medicines for the prevention of subclinical mastitis in dairy cow  

10

 

Front Line Demonstrations (FLD) 2017-18


 Sl. No.

Crop/ Enterprise

Title of FLD

No. of Demo

1

Snake Gourd

Demonstration of Integrated Crop Management (ICM) in Snake Gourd Hybrid CoH 1  

10

2

Banana

Demonstration of Integrated Crop Management (ICM) in NRCB Udhayam Banana  

10

3

Bottle gourd

Demonstration of Integrated Crop Management (ICM) in dual purpose Bottle gourd PLR 1  

10

4

Coconut

Demonstration of Management of coconut rhinoceros beetle  

50

5

Cotton

Demonstration of ICM practises for summer irrigated cotton  

10

6

Paddy

Demonstration of Bio-intensive Module for the Management of Pests and Diseases in Paddy  

10

7

Ground nut

Demonstration of ICM in groundnut  

10

8

Mechanization

Demonstration of ICM in groundnut  

10

9

Animal Husbandry

Demonstration of TANUVAS GRAND for milking animal  

10

10

Fodder Crop

Demonstration on CoFS 31 fodder crop  

10

11

Home Science Crop

Demonstration of production of dehydrated moringa and their products as entrepreneurial activity  

5

12

Home Science Crop

Demonstration of extension of shelf life of paneer using herbs and spice  

10


Coconut


Value addition


IPDM


On Farm Testings (OFT)


2016-17


2015-16


2014-15


2013-14


2012-13

 

Front Line Demonstrations (FLD)


 

2016-17


 

2015-16


 

2014-15


 

2013-14


 

2012-13


 

Trainings


 

2016-17


 

2015-16


 

2014-15



 

2013-14



 

2012-13






Instructional Farm Activities


 

Schemes in operation

1.Revolving fund

 

Title of the scheme

:

ICAR - Revolving fund.

Date of Start

:

29.08.2004

 

RF Activities

The revolving fund is being utilized for most of the KVK farm activities that too for the production and supply of paddy seeds, pulses seeds, green manure seeds, bio inputs and poultry chicks


Year

Opening balance as on 1st April

Income during the year

Expenditure during the year

Net balance as on 1st April of each year

April 2007  to March 2008

98,133

31,234

93,756

35,611

April 2008  to March 2009

35,611

2,35,147

58,915

2,11,843

April 2009  to March 2010

2,11,843

3,15,387

4,48,148

79,082

April 2010 to March 2011

79,082

10,73,626

5,79,070

5,73,638

April 2011 to March 2012

5,73,638

9,74,435

7,21,773

8,26,300

April 2012 to March 2013

8,26,300

7,89,147

6,84,740

9,30,707

April 2013 to March 2014

9,30,707

11,55,150

14,33,066

6,52,791

April 2014 to March 2015

6,52,791

11,79,563

12,10,878

6,21,476

April 2015 to March 2016

6,21,476

12,09,538

16,91,619

1,39,395

April 2016 to March 2017

1,39,395

13,97,667

13,82,961

1,54,101

   

2. Venture Capital Scheme 

 

Title of the scheme

:

VCS on “Truthful labeled seed production of popular rice, oilseeds, pulses and green manure crop varieties”.

Date of Start

:

12.10.2006

 

Budget and Expenditure details 


Year

Old Balance (Rs)

Receipt (Rs)

Expenditure (Rs)

Balance (Rs)

2006-07

283000

52004

232890

102114

2007-08

102114

488452

349718

240848

2008-09

240848

380221

470864*

150205

2009-10

150205

167963

161440

156728

2010-11

156728

139991

102413

194306

2011-12

194306

79844

39089

235061

2012-13

235061

71478

62327

244212