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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) 2018-19


 Sl. No.

Crop/ Enterprise

Title of OFT

No. of trials

1

Farm mechanization

Assessment for drudgery reduction of different weeders in paddy  

10

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

Millet

Assessment of suitable millet crop for rice fallow condition  

5

5

Brinjal

Assessment of brinjal Hybrids for high yield and resistant to fruit and shoot borer incident  

5

6

Onions

Assessment of dehydration onions  

5

7

Poultry

Assessment on suitable poultry birds for backyard rearing  

3

 

Front Line Demonstrations (FLD) 2018-19


 Sl. No.

Crop/ Enterprise

Title of FLD

No. of Demo

1

Rice

Demonstration of rice variety ADT 51 for Samba season  

10

2

Rice

Demonstration of rice variety MGR 100 for Thaladi season  

10

3

Rice

Revival of traditional paddy variety in Thiruvarur District  

10

4

Rice

Demonstration of Silica Solublizing Bacteria application for preventing lodging of rice  

10

5

Rice

Demonstration of Bio-intensive module for the management of leaf folder in Rice  

10

6

Paddy

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

10

7

Pulses

Demonstration of ADT 6 black gram variety for rice fallow condition  

10

8

Blackgram

Demonstration of Bio-intensive Pest Management Module in Blackgram  

10

9

Cereals & legumes

Demonstration on cereals, legumes and greens based nutritious mix  

10

10

Millets

Processing of Millets (Finger millet & Barnyard millet) based food products  

10

11

Coconut

Demonstration of management of Rugose spiraling whitefly  

20

12

Brinjal

Demonstration of IIHR Vegetable special with ICM in Brinjal 

10

13

Lablab

Demonstration of Co(GB)14 lablab (Bush type) variety in Thiruvarur District  

10

14

Ribbed gourd

Demonstration of COH1 Ribbed gourd hybrid in Thiruvarur District  

10

15

Udayam banana

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

5

16

Herbs

Demonstration of herbal garden  

5


On Farm Testings (OFT)


2017-18

2016-17

2015-16

2014-15

2013-14

2012-13


 

Front Line Demonstrations (FLD)


2017-18

2016-17

2015-16

2014-15

2013-14

2012-13


 

Trainings


2017-18

2016-17

2015-16

2014-15

2013-14

2012-13


 

Extension Activities


2017-18

2016-17

2015-16

2014-15

2013-14

2012-13


 

Production of seed, Plant and Livestock materials


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