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KRISHI VIGYAN KENDRA
Junagadh Agricultural University
Amreli

Year of Establishment:     March, 2005

General information about the Krishi Vigyan Kendra:
            The idea of establishment of Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) - Farm Science Center was evolved by the recommendations of the education commission/review by the planning commission and inter-Ministerial Committee, and further recommendation by the committee headed by Dr. Mohan Singh Mehta appointed by ICAR in 1973.
             The first KVK was established in 1974 at Pondicherry under the administrative control of the Tamilnadu Agriculture University, Coimbtore. The number of KVKs increased 290 during the V to IX Five Year Plan. The Hon'ble Prime Minister of India announced that by the end of 2007 there should be one KVK in each district of the country.
           Total 50 KVKs established during Twelth Plan.  At present there are 732 KVKs in India which include KVKs under State Agricultural University (SAU) /CAU-State/ Central Agricultural University (CAU), ICAR Institutes, Non-government Organization, State Governments, Public Sector Undertakingsand Central University/Deemed University/Other Educational Institution. Gujarat state is having 30 KVKs of which, 07 KVKs are under Junagadh Agricultural University and Amreli is one of them, established in March, 2005.
Information of HoD :
Senior Scientist and Head
:
Dr. N.S.Joshi
Specialization
:
Horticulture
Telephone Number
:
91-2792-227122
E-mail
:
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Staff position
No.
Sanctioned post
Name of the incumbent
Discipline
1.
Senior Scientist and Head
Dr. N. S. Joshi
Horticulture
2.
Subject Matter Specialist
Dr. P. S. Jayswal
Agriculture Engineering
3.
Subject Matter Specialist
Dr. N. Tiwari
Home Science
4.
Subject Matter Specialist
Mr. P. J. Prajapati
Crop Production
5.
Subject Matter Specialist
Mr. V. S.Parmar
Extension Education
6.
Subject Matter Specialist
Mr. N. M. Kachhadiya
Plant Protection
7.
Programme Assistant
Ms. K. K Gadhiya
Plant pathology
8.
Computer Programmer
Shri S .N. Joshi
-
9.
Farm Manager
Mr. S. G Baria
Agriculture
10.
Accountant/Superintendent
Shri H. J. Ravaliya
-
Total land with KVK:
S. N.
Item
Area (ha)
1
Under Buildings
2.00
2.
Under Demonstration Units
2.00
3.
Under Crops
12.50
4.
Orchard/Agro-forestry
1.00
5.
Others (WHS & Polytechnic Home Sci. building)
2.50
 
Total
20.00
DETAILS OF DISTRICT
Major farming systems/enterprises (based on the analysis made by the KVK)
S. N.
Farming system/enterprise
1
Dry Farming
2
Rainfed : Cotton, Groundnut, Sesame, Black gram, Green gram, Mango, Onion
3
Agriculture – Horticulture (Mango)
4
Agriculture – Dairy
5
Agriculture – Fisheries
6
Cotton based cropping system
7
Groundnut based cropping system
8
Sesame based cropping system
9
Enterprise: Poultry, Fishery, Dairy, Sericulture, Vermicompost
Description of Agro-climatic Zone & major agro ecological situations (based on soil and topography)
a)  Soil type
S. N.
Agro-climatic Zone
Characteristics
1
North Saurashtra Agro climatic Zone VI
Medium black soil, coastal alluvial soil, rocky soil and alkaline soil
The climate of the district varies from moderately hot throughout the year except in winter. The climate is humid along with the coastal belt. The temperature varies from 8.01° Celsius in January to 43.7° Celsius in May. The average rainfall of last three years is 706 mm.
b)  Topography
S.N.
Agro-ecological
Situation
Soil texture
Altitude (m)
Principal Crops
grown
Special
Feature
Block
Covered
1
Medium black soil with 400-700 mm rainfall
Silty clay to clayey
75-150
Groundnut
Cotton
Pearl millet
-
Savarkundla,
Rajula and part of Jafrabad
2
Shallow black soils with 600-700 mm rainfall
Clayey
75-150
Groundnut
Cotton
Pearl millet
Wheat
-
Kunkavav, Bagasara
3
Saline - alkali (Heavy texture) soils with 500-600 mm rainfall
Clayey
75-150
Cotton
Groundnut
Pearl millet
Sorghum
Saline
ground
water
Amreli, Lathi, Liliya
4
Hilly soils with 300-600 mm rainfall
Clay loam,
clayey
75-300
Groundnut
Cotton
Pearl millet
Wheat
Well
drained
soils
Babra, Dhari, Khambha
5
Coastal alluvial soil with medium rainfall 750-1000 mm.
Sandy loam to silty
clay loam
25-75
Cotton
Groundnut
Sesame
Pearl millet
Saline
ground
water
Jafrabad and part of Rajula
Details of Operational area / Villages:
Taluka / Block
Name of the village
Major crops & enterprises
Major problem identified
Identified Thrust Areas
Liliya
Hathigadh
Groundnut, Cotton, Sesamum, Wheat, Cumin, Chickpea, Garlic, Onion, Mango, lemon Enterprises are dairy business, vermi composting
Heavy infestation of sucking pest in cotton, Sesame leaf blight, Stem rot disease in Groundnut, Mango Malformation, Less area under Horticultural crops
-IPM and INM in major crops of this area.
-Motivate the farmers for arid Horticultural crops.
-To create the awareness for grading.
-Processing and marketing (value addition)
Amreli
Jasvantgadh
Amreli
Randhiya
Khambha
Ingorala
Kukavav
Devgam
Amreli
Rikadiya
Babra
Kuvargadh
Savakundla
Ramgadh
Savakundla
Dhajadi
Babra
Jambarvada
Kukavav
Khadkhad
Bagasra
Rafala
Babara
Sukhpar
Dhari
Fachariya
Lathi
Sekhpipariya
Priority thrust areas:
Sr. No.
Crop/ Enterprise
Thrust area
1.
Cotton, Groundnut, Castor, Cumin, Wheat, vegetables, fruits, etc.
Integrated Crop Management in major crops
2.
Farm waste
Recycling of farm waste through composting, vermin compost, green manuring, etc.
3.
Micro irrigation
Efficient use of water by micro irrigation system, water harvesting structure, and water conservation techniques
4.
Soil
Reclamation of saline & alkaline soils
5.
Farm Women
Farm women empowerment by training in value addition, handicrafts, and small scale enterprises
6.
Horticulture
Promotion of arid horticulture fruit crops
7.
Improved Implements
Popularization of the mechanized technological
Summary of Progress Report

Details of the target and achievements of mandatory activities by KVK (January 2021 to December 2021)

OFT
FLD
1
2
Number of OFTs
Number of Farmers
Number of FLDs (Crops/Component)
Number of Farmers
Targets
Achievement
Targets
Achievement
Targets
Achievement
Targets
Achievement
7
7
27
27
26
(FLDs under KVK, ATIC, NFSM, NMOOP)
26
670
670
Trainings
(Including sponsored, vocational etc.)
Extension Activities
3
4
Number of Courses
Number of participants
Number of Activities
Number of participants
Clientele
Targets
Achievement
Targets
Achievement
Targets
Achievement
Targets
Achievement
Farmers
63
107
2515
4465
58
1358
500
8814
Rural youth
4
9
125
331
Ext.
Functionaries
2
2
50
90
Other Scheme Trainings (ATIC, NICRA, NFSM, NMOOP)
ATIC-24
NMOOP-9
NFSM-9
ARYA-11
ATIC-24
NMOOP-9
NFSM-9
ARYA-11
ATIC-1114
NMOOP-402
NFSM- 277
ARYA-598
ATIC-1114
NMOOP- 402
NFSM- 277
ARYA-598
ATIC -28
NMOOP-7
NFSM-21
ATIC -28
NMOOP-7
NFSM-21
ATIC -342
NMOOP-135
NFSM-441
ATIC -342
NMOOP-135
NFSM-441
Seed Production (Qt.)
Planting material (Nos.)
5
6
Target
Achievement
Target
Achievement
-
152.25
1500
12160
SUMMARY OF TRAINING:

Training Achievement (On campus):

Sr. No.
Subject
No. of training
No. of Participants
Male
Female
Total
1
Horticulture
2
71
14
85
2
Home Science
12
00
370
370
3
Agriculture Engineering
11
203
212
415
4
Plant Protection
4
156
11
167
5
Crop Production
7
267
33
300
6
Extension Education/Capacity building
2
55
00
55
7
Rural Youth
7
97
154
257
8
Extension functionary
2
70
20
90
Total
47
919
814
1733

Training Achievement (Off campus):

Sr. No.
Subject
No of training
No of Participants
Male
Female
Total
1
Horticulture
2
71
14
85
2
Home Science
14
15
435
450
3
Agriculture Engineering
17
127
238
365
4
Plant Protection
9
534
18
552
5
Crop Production
6
387
129
516
6
Extension Education/capacity building
5
219
6
225
Total
53
1353
840
2193
Sponsored and Collaborative Training Programmes
Sr. No.
Date
Title
 
Discipline
Thematic area
Duration (days)
Client
(PF/ RY/EF)
No. of courses
No. of Participants
Sponsoring
Agency
M
F
T
1
15/01/2021
Integrated crop management
Agriculture Extension
IFS
01
PF
01
34
0
34
State department
2
19/01/2021
Capacity building for ICT application
Agriculture Extension
Income generation
01
RY
01
29
5
34
BCI
3
23/02/2021
Fertilizer Management
Crop production
INM
01
PF
01
35
0
35
GSFC
4
22/03/2021
Micro Irrigation System
Agriculture Engineering
Resource conservation
01
PF&FW
01
40
20
60
GGRC
5
03/04/2021
Quality Seed Production
Crop production
Farming system
01
PF
01
60
0
60
Bij Nigam Amreli
6
12/08/2021
Urban horticulture
Crop production
Farming system
01
RY
01
30
30
60
District Horti. dept, Amreli
7
08/09/2021
Agro forestry
Crop production
Agro forestry
01
EF&FW
01
100
20
120
District Forest Dept., Amreli
8
21 to 22/09/2021
Value Addition of millets
Home Science
Value Addition
02
FW
01
00
30
30
ATMA
9
30/09/2021
Rainwater harvesting methods
Agriculture Engineering
Resource conservation
01
PF&FW
01
00
30
30
ATMA
10
04 to 05/10/2021
Value Addition of fruits and vegetables
Home Science
Value Addition
02
FW
01
00
50
50
District Horti. dept, Amreli
11
01 to 03/12/2021
Bakery products development
Home Science
Income generation activities
03
RY
01
00
29
29
College of Agri., Motabhandariya
12
22 to
23/12/2021
Value Addition of fruits and vegetables
Home Science
Value Addition
02
FW
01
00
50
50
District Horti. dept., Amreli
13
22/12/2021
Fruit Plants
Agriculture Engineering
Preservation & value addition
01
FW
01
0
37
37
District Horti. dept., Amreli
14
27/12/2021
Honeybee farming
Plant protection
Income generation
01
PF&FW
01
106
80
186
Amar Dairy
15
28/12/221
Value Addition of fruits and vegetables
Home Science
Value Addition
02
FW
01
00
25
25
District Horti. Dept., Amreli
 
Total
434
406
840

 

Vocational training programmes for rural youth
Crop / Enterprise
Training title*
 
Identified Thrust Area
Duration (days)
No. of Participants
Self-employed after training
Number of persons employed else where
M
F
Total
Type of units
Number of units
Number of persons employed
 Home Science
Bakery Products Development
women empowerment
04
00
40
40
0
0
0
0
Online activities during year 2021
Sr. No.
Activity Type
Mode of implementation
Title of Program
No. of Programmes
No. of Participants/ Views
A
Farmers training
1
World Milk Day Celebration
ZOOM App
World Milk Day
1
43
 
World bee Day Celebration
Google meet
World bee Day
1
30
2
Farm women training
Whatsapp video conferencing
MIS and Water conservation
1
25
3
Farmers’ and Farm women training
YouTube Live
Cotton crop planning, seed selection, natural farming & rainwater harvesting
1
31
4
Farmers’ and Farm women awareness
Google meet
Rainwater harvesting & Groundwater recharge
1
27
5
Farmers’ and Farm women training and awareness
ZOOM App
Rainwater harvesting & Groundwater recharge
2
75
6
Farmers’ and Farm women training
Google meet
Rainwater harvesting & Groundwater recharge
1
25
7
Farmers’ and Farm women training
Google meet
Efficient use of fertilizer
1
61
 
Total
 
 
9
317
Farmers Reaction:
Crop
Variety/Input
Farmers’ reaction
Gram
GJG-3
►High Yield Variety
►Bold seeded Variety
►Stunt virus resistant Variety
Cumin
IDM
►Less problem of wilt due to application of Trichoderma
►Less problem of blight and powdery mildew due to spraying of carbendazim and Hexaconazole
Wheat
GW-173
►Resistant to Shoot borer
►High yielding
►Best for late sowing 
Wheat
GJW-463
►High Yield Variety
►Grain quality is good
Green Gram
GAM-5
►Highly resistant to Yellow Mosaic Virus (YMV)
►Bold seed size with attractive shiny grain appearance
Groundnut
GJG-22
►Higher production
►Less stem rot problems
►Quality of seed is good
Sesame
GT-4
►Bold seeded, whiteness more and higher production then other varieties
Cotton
INM
►Less reddening of leaves
►Higher Yield
Cotton
GTHH-49
►Higher Yield
►Suitable for High density planting                    
Cotton
IPM
►Better control of pests
►Economic to other chemical pesticides
Castor
GCH-9
►Resistance to wilt, root rot and tolerant to sucking pests
►Higher Yield
Sorghum
GFS-5
►High yielder 
►Resistance to major pests and diseases and suitable under drought condition
Pigeon Pea
GJP-1
►High yielding
►Bright white colored seed gives good price in market
Other Schemes Activities
Agriculture Technology Information Centre Activities (ATIC):

I. Trainings:

Sr. No.
Types of training
No. of Training
No. of participants
1
On Campus
9
346
2
Off Campus
15
768
3
Field day
9
160
4
Field visit
19
182
Total
52
1456
Sr. No.
Crop
Season
Component
/Variety
No. of FLD
Area
(ha)
Average yield (q/ha)
% increase in productivity over local check
Demo
Local
check
1
Groundnut
Kharif 21
IPM (Metarhizium, Beauveria , Azadirechtin chloropyriphos
20
5
23.18
21.05
10.14
2
Cotton
MDT tube
10
2.5
21.3
18.1
17.50
3
Cotton
IPM (Cotton Inputs Beauveria , Azadirechtin, Pheromone trap)
20
5
22.24
20.13
10.50
4
Groundnut
GJG-32
20
5
29.54
26.31
12.27
5
Sesame
GT-4
10
4
2.37
2.05
16.09
6
Gram
Rabi 21-22
GJG-6
25
6.25
Crop standing
7
Gram
IDPM
25
6.25
8
Onion
IDM
10
2.5
9
Wheat
GW-463
25
6.25
 
 
 
Total
165
42.75

 

III. Economic Impact of FLDs (ATIC)

Crop
Average Cost of cultivation (Rs./ha)
Average Gross Return (Rs./ha)
Average Net Return (Profit) (Rs./ha)
Cost Ratio
(Gross Return
/ Gross Cost)   
Demo
Local Check
Demo
Local
Check
Demo
Local
Check
Demo
Local
Check
Groundnut
31944
34282
120709
109486
88765
75204
3.78
3.20
Cotton
40063.8
41293.4
182348.3
149983.3
142284.5
108689.9
4.57
3.64
Cotton
38621
41029
190777
168962
152156
127933
4.97
4.16
Groundnut
30238
32926
151646
134957
121409
102031
5.08
4.15
Sesame
10227
11202
19702
16933
9474
5731
1.91
1.51
Gram
Yield awaited
Gram
Onion
Wheat

Activities-Cluster base Front Line Demonstrations of Rabi and Summer Pulses under NFSM:

Sr. No.
Types of training
No. of training
No. of participants
1
On campus
4
125
2
Off campus
3
80
3
Field Day
6
210
4
Field visit
15
231
5
Sponsored training
2
72
Total
30
718

II. Cluster Front Line Demonstrations of Rabi Pulses under NFSM:

Sr. No.
Crop
Season
Component
/Variety
No. of FLD
Area
(ha)
Average yield (q/ha)
% increase in productivity over local check
Demo
Local
check
1
Pigeon pea
Kharif 21
GJP-1, Trichoderma,  Rhizobium,
Beuvaria, PSB
50
20
Standing
2
Gram
Rabi-2021-22
GJG-6, Trichoderma,  HNPV,
Beuvaria, pheromen trap
50
20
Standing
Total
100
40

 

Activities-Cluster base Front Line Demonstrations of oilseed under NMoop:

Sr. No.
Types of training
No. of training
No. of participants
1
 On/Off campus
8
364
2
Field Day
7
135
3
Sponsored training
1
38
Total
16
537

II. Cluster Front Line Demonstrations of oilseed under NMoop:

Sr. No.
Crop
Season
Component
/Variety
No.
of FLD
Area
(ha)
Average yield (q/ha)
% increase in productivity over local check
Demo
Local
 heck
1
Groundnut
Kharif-2021
GJG-22,
Metarhizium, Rhizobium and PSB
50
20
27.8
26.23
5.99
2
Sesame
Kharif-2021
GT-4 and Beauria, Trichoderma, Azadirectine, Pendimethalin
50
20
2.11
1.91
10.33
                                                Total
100
40

 

Activities under ARYA:

I. Enterprise established:

Enterprise
Sr. No.
Indicators
Name of Enterprise
1: Dal mill (02)
Name of Enterprise
2: Masala making (02)
Name of Enterprise
3: Mava making (02)
1.
Year of establishment
Feb, 2022
Feb, 2022
Feb, 2022
2.
No. of Training Programs Conducted (Number)
03
02
02
3.
No. of Rural youth trained (Number)
96
70
181

II. Training programme:

Sr. No.
Title
No. participate
1.
Awareness training on ARYA
150
2.
Value addition of milk
25
3.
Marketing opportunity for value added product of spices
37
4.
Value addition of milk
39
Total
251

Activities under MGMG:

I. Detailed Progress:

No. of Team formed
No. of Scientists
No. of Villages selected
No. of Blocks
No. of Districts
Bench Mark Survey conducted
(No. of villages)
02
08
10
03
01
10

II. Activities undertaken

Activities undertakenby ICAR Institutes under MGMG

S. No.
Name of activity
No. of activities conducted
No. of farmers benefitted
1
Awareness created
03
300
2
Demonstrations conducted
06
15
3
Interface meeting/ Goshthies
05
95
4
Literature support provided
06
1345
5
Training organized
01
35
6
Visit to village by teams
05
120
7
Mobile based advisories
32
4521
Total
 
58
6431

III. Other activities organized by ICAR Institutes/ SAUs under MGMG

Table -2: Other activities organized by ICAR Institutes under MGMG:

S. No.
Activity
Particulars
 
1
Linkages developed with other
agencies
No of Agency (No)
03
Farmers Benefitted  (No)
310

Front Line Demonstration on Kitchen gardening:

Sr. No.
Name of vegetables
Seasons
No. of participants
Crop
Varieties
Qty. (Gram)
1
Bottle guard
Pusa Navin
15
Kharif
100
Brinjal
GJB-3
GRB-7
7
7
Cucumber
Gujarat Kakadi 1
7
Ladies finger
GO-6
25
Beans
AVC-1
30
2
Onion
ALR
10
Rabi
100
Coriander
GDLC-1
10
Methi
RMT-305
10
Cowpea
CP-6
10
Carrot
P. Rudhira
10
Radish
P. Chetki
10
Chilli
K-2
5
Brinjal
P. Uttam
5
Tomato
PKM-1/S-22
5
Pea
P. Pragati
5
Drumstick
PKM-1
5
Palak
All Green
5

Activities under DAMU:

I Number of Weather Bulletin prepared from January – December, 2021

District Name
No. of Bulletins
Amreli
104
 
 
Block name
No. of Bulletins
Amreli
104
Babra
104
Bagasara
104
Dhari
104
Jafrabad
104
Khambha
104
Kunkavav Vadiya
104
Lathi
104
Liliya
104
Rajula
104
Savarkundla
104
Total No. of Block wise Weather Bulletin
1144

II Number of farmers connected

Particular
No. of farmers
Whatsapp Group- 17
2356
Telegram Group - 1
194 Subscribers
Facebook page
1880 followers

III Detail of farmers connected through WhatsApp

Name of the Block
Total Village in Block
No. of WhatsApp Group
No. of Farmers Covered
No. of Villages Covered
No. of Extension Workers at panchayat / village level
Amreli
71
4
694
59
10
Babra
57
2
335
48
7
Bagasara
34
2
286
29
4
Dhari
75
1
162
42
8
Jafrabad
42
1
51
20
5
Khambha
57
1
127
45
3
Kunkavav-Vadia
45
2
261
41
5
Lathi
49
1
100
28
8
Lilia
37
1
78
38
6
Rajula
72
1
120
25
4
Savarkundla
80
2
276
51
15
Total
619
18
2490
426
75

IV Farmer Awareness Program (FAP) organized by KVK, JAU, Amreli under DAMU

S. No.

FAP/ Farmers meet /Meghdoot

Popularization activities

Date

Location

 

Approx. No. of Farmers

attended the Program

Village

Block

1

FAP, App.Popularization,

16-01-21

Lilia

Lilia

25

2

FAP, Meghdoot App.Popularization

18-01-21

Halriya

Bagasara

24

3

FAP, Meghdoot App.Popularization,Field visit

20-01-21

Sukhpur

Babra

12

4

FAP, Meghdoot App.Popularization

15/07/2021

Amreli

Amreli

29

5

FAP, Meghdoot App.Popularization

14/09/2021

Mangvapal

Amreli

47

6

FAP, Meghdoot App.Popularization

23/09/2021

Pithadiya

Bagasara

61

Total

198

Celebration of Special Events :

International Women Day- On 09/03/2021, International women day was organized for 60 women. The objective and agenda of this international women day was to give women equity, empowerment and entrepreneurship. Looking to the objective all programme was based on same agenda.

World Water Day- On 22/03/2021 World Water Day was celebrated in KVK, Amreli with total number of participants 60. During the event different lecture on water saving method and techniques in agriculture and allied sectors was given by the scientist  of KVK and line department members.

World Milk Day- On 01/06/2021 World Milk Day was celebrated in KVK, Amreli by organizing online training progarmme with total number of participants 70. During the event different lecture on world milk day was delivered by the scientist of KVK and other related department members.

Fertilizer awareness programme- On 18/06/2021 Fertilizer awareness programme was celebrated in KVK, Amreli by organizing online webinar with total number of participants 49. During the event different lecture was delivered by the scientist of KVK.

Parthenium Awareness week- As it is known to everyone that ‘Parthenium Awareness week’ was organized every year since 2004 to make farmers and general public aware about the menace of parthenium, so like every year this year KVK, Amreli also organized several activities from 16/08/2021 to 21/08/2021.Here is the list of activities with photographs.

Date
Name of Activity
Location
No. of Participants
16/08/2021
Lecture delivered on Parthenium uprooting, releasing Mexican beetles
Motabhandariya, College of Agriculture , JAU, Amreli
42
16/08/2021
Awareness programme on composting of uprooted biomass
Motabhandariya, College of Agriculture , JAU, Amreli
42
17/08/2021
Parthenium uprooting in public place
Amreli
10
18/08/2021
Training programme organized on spraying herbicides and composting of uprooted biomass
Village- Mangawapal, Amreli
20
18/08/2021
Training programme on releasing Mexican beetles and Parthenium uprooting
Village-Kachardi, Amreli
25
21/08/2021
Parthenium uprooting in campus
KVK, Amreli
14

Technology week celebration- Technology week has been celebrated from 14/09/2021 to 18/09/2021 at Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Amreli, with a view to create mass awareness among the farmers about the location specific advanced technologies for the sustainable agricultural production.  Seminars and demonstrations on advanced technologies in agriculture and allied discipline such as Horticulture, Plant protection, Crop Production, Agriculture engineering, Agriculture extension and Home science have been conducted during the week. Total 291 participants including 57 farm-women and 234 farmers from about 07 villages of Amreli District were benefitted.

Details of Participants:

Date
Taluka wise Village
No. of participants
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F
T
14/09/2021
Amreli
Mangvapal
2
46
48
15/09/2021
Kukavav
Pithadia
50
11
61
16/09/2021
Amreli
Amreli
55
00
55
17/09/2021
Amreli
Amreli
100
00
100
18/09/2021
Amreli
Varasda, Keriyanagas, Giriya
27
00
27
Total
234
57
291

PM Varieties release- On 28/09/2021 PM Varieties release progaramme was organized by KVK, Amreli with Online mode. In this programme 65 participants including 14 KVK staff take part.

Millet Awareness day and tree plantation- On 17/09/2021 Millet Awareness day and tree plantation was celebrated by KVK, Amreli with number of participants 52.

World Food Day: World Food Day was celebrated on dt.: 16/10/2021. It was organized for 50 students, in this programme different information and lecture was delivered by KVK, scientist.

Minister visit: On dated 11/11/2021 Honorable Agriculture Minister of Animal Husbandry and Cow breeding Shri Raghavji Patel Sir and Member of Parliament Shri Narayanbhai Kachhadiya sir visited KVK, Amreli and appreciated all the work done by KVK, Amrel. In this programme Dr. N. K. Gontia Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, JAU, Junagadh, Dr. H. M. Gajipara, DEE, JAU, Junagadh and other line dept officers, KVK, JAU, Amreli staff and progressive farmers of Amreli district were remained present. 

Swacchta Hi Sewa fortnight: On 16/12/2021 to 31/12/2021 Swacchta Hi Sewa fortnight was celebrated in KVK, by organizing different events as per guideline of ICAR.

The schedule of the whole month programme that was completed in Dec 2021 under SWS was as follows:

Date
Activities
Palce
Participants
16-Dec-21
Plantation of trees
Amreli
34
17-Dec-21
Cleaning of offices, corridors and premises
KVK, Amreli
22
18-Dec-21
Cleanliness and sanitation drive in the villages
adopted under the Mera Gaon Mera Gaurav
Liliya
22
19-Dec-21
Cleanliness and sanitation drive within campuses
and surroundings
KVK, amreli
44
20-Dec-21
Utilization of organic wastes/ generation of wealth
from waste, polythene free status
KVK, amreli
32
22-Dec-21
Technology demonstrations on agricultural technologies
for conversion of waste to wealth, safe disposal of all kinds of wastes
KVK, amreli
49
23-Dec-21
Celebration of Special Day- KisanDiwas (Farmer’s Day)-23
December inviting farmers.
KVK, amreli
52
25-Dec-21
Cleaning of public places
Keriya road, Amreli
28
27-Dec-21
Awareness on waste management
FTC, Amreli
31
28-Dec-21
awareness on recycling of waste water, water harvesting for agriculture
KVK, amreli
55

Hon’ble Prime Minster Talk: On 16/12/2021 The hon’ble Prime Minster of India had addressed the farmers on Natural farming for this event KVK, Amreli organized one programme for 62 farmers and 86 farm women.

Celebration of Farmers day:During 23 to 25 December 2021, Farmers day was celebrated by KVK, Amreli During this programme 144 farmers and 136 farm women take a part. Different training programme and lecture was organized for the same occasion.

Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Jal Shakti Abhiyan was celebrated by KVK, JAU, Amreli from April to November 2021. Various online, on campus and off training programmes and various awareness programmes were organized about efficient water utilization in agriculture, micro irrigation system, rainwater harvesting, soil and water conservation, groundwater recharge etc.

Training Programs
No. Seed Packets distributed
No. Saplings distributed
Awareness Programs
Number
Total Participants
Number
Participants
14
518
199
210
30
1109
Extension Activities
Activities
No. of programmes
No. of farmers
No. of Ext. Personnel
TOTAL
Advisory Services
1512
1512
23
1535
Whatsapp group
05
320
1
321
Diagnostic visits
10
52
2
54
Field Day
10
167
15
175
Group discussions
03
201
0
201
Film Show
28
1471
05
1476
Scientists' visit to farmers field
55
549
7
768
Ex-trainees Sammelan
2
125
05
130
Farmers' seminar/workshop
3
73
00
73
Method Demonstrations
25
1119
0
1119
Celebration of important days
4
196
5
201
Special day celebration
6
366
4
370
Exposure visits
6
184
0
184
Others (pl.specify) Lecture Delivered
119
2637
08
2637
Total
1358
8542
75
8814
Performance of demonstration units

Nursery raising at KVK:

     We also developed one small scale nursery in net house, raising the different seedlings like Brinjal, tomato and chili for selling to farmers at nominal price.

Crop
Name of the crop
Name of the variety
Name of the hybrid
Number
Value (Rs.)
Number of farmers
Vegetable seedlings
Brinjal
Gujarat Junagadh Round Brinjal-6
-
5000
2500
65
Tomato
Gujarat Tomato-6
-
3560
1780
48
Chilli
Gondal patto (local)
-
3600
1800
55
Total
12,160
6,080
168

 

 

 

 

 

 

Horticultural Demonstration Units
Sl. No.
Demo Unit
Area
ha
Details of production
Variety/No. of various plants
1
Herbal garden
0.1
Medicinal plant
2
Orchards unit
0.5
Guava-45 Kg
Sapota- 72 Kg
Custard apple- 12 Kg
Mango- 22 Kg
Soil/Water testing sample analysis
Sr. No.
Type of Sample
Numbers of sample
Income (Rs.)
1
Soil
18
5,400
2
Water
21
1680
Total
39
7080
Performance of instructional farm including seed Production
S N
Name of crop
Date of Sowing
Date of Harvesting
Area
(ha)
Details of production
Variety
Type of produce
Qty.
(Kg)
1
Wheat
09/11/2020
08-10/03/2021
1
GJW-463
Truthful
4780 kg
2
Groundnut
21 & 29-30/06/2021
25-29/10/2021
11
GJG-22
Foundation
10445 kg
3
Chickpea
20/11/2021
-
1.0
GJG-6
Truthful
Standing

 

 

 

 

 

 

LINKAGES

Functional linkage with different organizations

Sr. No.
Name of linkages
1.
Dy. Director of Agriculture.
2.
Dy. Director of Agril. Extension (FTC)
3.
Dy. Director of Horticulture
4.
Dy. Director of Animal Husbandry 
5.
Dy. Director of Soil Conservation
6.
Dy. Director of Social Forestry 
7.
Amreli Jilla Madhya Sahakari Bank
8.
Milk Co-Operative Society 
9.
State Bank of India
10.
National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (NABARD)
11.
NHRDF
12.
Doordarshan Kendra
13.
All India Radio
14
District Rural Development Agency
15.
ATMA
16.
Mahindra & Mahindra Co. Ltd.
Click here to see the Details of Annual Progress Report (January 2021 to December 2021)
Click here to see the Progress Report (January-2021 to December - 2021)

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