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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) 2019-20


 Sl. No.

Crop/ Enterprise

Title of OFT

No. of trials

1

Maize,BlackGram

Assessment of suitable alternate crop for Rice in Kuruvai (Kharif) season  

5

2

Rice

Assessment of suitable weed management practices for Direct Seeded Rice  

5

3

Maize

Assessment of management modules against Fall Army Worm in Maize  

5

4

Rice, Pulses

Assessment of Mobile Apps for Effective Technology Delivery  

15

5

Animal husbandry

Assessment of performance of dual purpose crossbred chicken varieties under backyard system of rearing.  

3

6

Millets

Alternative natural sweetener for bakery products (Cookies)  

5

7

Coconut

Assessment of management modules against Rugose Whitefly in Coconut  

5

 

Front Line Demonstrations (FLD) 2019-20


 Sl. No.

Crop/ Enterprise

Title of FLD

No. of Demo

1

Rice

Demonstration of Newly released Non lodging short duration Paddy variety ADT 53 with ICM in Thiruvarur District  

10

2

Rice

Demonstration of Co52 paddy variety (MGR 100) for Thaladi (Rabi)season  

10

3

Rice

Demonstration of ICM for Salt affected soils of Thiruvarur District  

10

4

Rice

Demonstration of Traditional rice variety with Eco friendly management  

10

5

Rice

Demonstration of complete mechanization in rice cultivation  

10

6

Blackgram

Introduction of Rice Fallow blackgram variety ADT 6 in Thiruvarur District  

10

7

Bhendi

Demonstration of bhendi hybrid as border/bund crop in paddy field of Thiruvarur District  

10

8

Brinjal

Eco friendly management of shoot and fruit borer in brinjal  

10

9

Cotton

Demonstration of eco-friendly methods for the management of mealy bug in cotton  

10

10

Fodder Cowpea

Demonstration of fodder cowpea variety Co 9 in Thiruvarur District  

15

11

Bhendi

Demonstration of Bhendi ring cutter  

10

12

Fodder crop

Demonstration on CoFS-31 fodder crop 

10

13

Livestock-Goat

Demonstration of ect-endo parasitic control in goats  

10

14

Duck

Demonstration of khaki campbell and indian runner duck in wetland IFS 

5

15

Rice

Demonstrating the Efficiency of Whatsapp in dissemination of technologies related to Rice Cultivation  

10

16

Vegetables & Greens

Establishment of Nutri garden in Anganwadis in Thiruvarur District  

5

17

Mushroom

Demonstration on ready to eat and ready to cook mushroom products  

5


On Farm Testings (OFT)


2018-19

2017-18

2016-17

2015-16

2014-15

2013-14

2012-13


 

Front Line Demonstrations (FLD)


2018-19

2017-18

2016-17

2015-16

2014-15

2013-14

2012-13


 

Trainings


2018-19

2017-18

2016-17

2015-16

2014-15

2013-14

2012-13


 

Extension Activities


2018-19

2017-18

2016-17

2015-16

2014-15

2013-14

2012-13


 

Production of seed, Plant and Livestock materials


2018-19

2017-18

2016-17

2015-16

2014-15

2013-14

2012-13




Instructional Farm Activities


 

Schemes in operation

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

April 2017 to March 2018

1,54,101

11,82,489

11,01,668

2,34,922

April 2018 to March 2019

2,34,922

10,33,269

11,55,698

1,12,493