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KRISHI VIGYAN KENDRA

JUNAGADH AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY, KHAPAT (PORBANDAR)

Description: KVK-Khapat
Year of Establishment : February, 2005
Objectives:
  1. Conducting “On Farm Testing” for identifying technologies in terms of location specific sustainable land use systems.
  2. Organize training to update the extension personnel with emerging advances in agricultural research on regular basis
  3. Organize short and long – term vocational training courses in agriculture and allied vocations for the farmers and rural youths with emphasis on “learning by doing” for higher production on farms and generating self employment.
  4. Organize frontline demonstrations on various crops to generate production data and feedback information.
Mandates:
  1. Conducting “On Farm Testing” for identifying technologies in terms of location specific sustainable land use systems.
  2. Organize training to update the extension personnel with emerging advances in agricultural research on regular basis
  3. Organize short and long – term vocational training courses in agriculture and allied vocations for the farmers and rural youths with emphasis on “learning by doing” for higher production on farms and generating self employment.
  4. Organize frontline demonstrations on various crops to generate production data and feedback information.
  5. To work as a Knowledge Resource Centre                                                                                                                                        
2. Location:Area: 20.59 ha 

3. District profile: Porbandar District
District Population Information
Sr. No.
Taluka
Area (km2)
Population (2011)
Density/ km2
Total villages
1
Porbandar
1117.6
384660
244
74
2
Ranavav
588.1
114568
195
59
3
Kutiyana
566.3
86221
152
47
Total
2272
585449
258
180
Land Usage
S.N
Tehsils Name
Total Holdings
Net Area Sown
Area Under Current Fallows
Net Cultivated Area
Other Uncultivated Land Excluding Fallow Land
Fallow Land Other than Current Fallows
Culturable Waste Land
Total Uncultivated Land
Land Not Available for Cultivation
NO.
Area
1
Porbandar
28513
65715
64684
682
65366
36
3
134
173
177
2
Ranavav
10825
25489
25245
138
25383
57
2
5
64
42
3
Kutiyana
16444
39991
39494
192
39686
6
26
182
214
92
 
ALL TEHSILS
55782
131195
129423
1012
130435
99
31
321
451
311
Major Crops of the District
Sr. No
Crop
Area
 (ha)
Production
(MT)
Productivity
(Kg/ha)
1
Groundnut
85390
109299
1280
2
Cotton
8905
4452
500
3
Wheat
34505
97496
2825
4
Cumin
26330
17309
650
5
Gram
21570
27609
1280
6
Green gram
11695
7894
675
7
Pearl millet
425
595
1400
8
Castor
3325
6982
2100
9
Forage crops
22310
546495
24500
Irrigation Information
Sl.No.
Tehsils Name
Total Holdings
Gross Cropped Area
Number
Area
Irrigated
Unirrigated
Total
1
Kutiyana
28513
65715
908
24967
25876
2
Porbandar
10825
25489
12829
52468
65297
3
Ranavav
16444
39991
12829
52468
65297
 
ALL TEHSILS
55782
131195
26566
129903
156470
Animal Husbandry
Category
Population
Cow
83108
Buffalo
105346
Sheep
22649
Goats
22325
Poultry
2069
4. Infrastructure: 
  • KVK main office building
  • Training hall
  • Farmers' hostel
  • Staff quarters (6)
  • Soil & water Testing Laboratory
  • Plant Diagnostic Laboratory
  • Museum
  • Conference hall
  • Pilot Scale Processing Unit
  • Implement Shed
  • Threshing floor
  • Godown
  • KVK Farm (20.59 ha)
  • Demonstration units like net house, vermicompost unit, water harvesting structure, well recharge, improved implements etc
5. Details of Various Extension Activities ( April -2017 to July 2017) : 
Training
Training Type
No. of courses
Participants
Others
SC/ST
Grand Total
M
F
T
M
F
T
M
F
T
On campus
5
60
138
198
10
8
18
70
146
216
Vocational
1
0
15
15
0
0
0
0
15
15
Off campus
7
106
71
177
20
11
31
126
82
208
Training with line Depts.
10
50
100
150
0
0
0
50
100
150
GRAND TOTAL
23
216
324
540
30
19
49
246
343
589
Front Line Demonstrations
Sr. No.
Crop/Enterprise
Technology demonstrated
Area (ha)
No. Of Demonstrations
1
Groundnut
INM
8
20
2
Groundnut
GJG-22
3.2
20
3
Cotton
IPM
10
25
4
Kitchen gardening
Improved variety
5
50
5
Fisheries
LSF in Ground nut
4
10
Total
30.2
125
6. Projects: Mandate and Achievements NICRA, ATIC, FFS etc
Implementation of ATIC
Trainings:Under Agricultural Technology Information Centre (ATIC) project, two Training Programmes were organized.
Details
No. of courses
Total
M
F
T
Trainings on improved agricultural Technologies
8
100
100
200
Front line Demonstrations Kharif  2017-18 :
Crop/ Variety
Area, ha
No. of Demonstration
Groundnut –GJG-20
8
50
LSF in Ground nut
8
20
Total
16
70
7. Faculty Information :
Sr. No.
Name
Designation
Specialized Subject
Phone
Email Id
1
Dr. R. K. Odedra
Senior Scientist & Head(Again the post)
Plant Breeding & genetics
  9825280843
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2
Dr. R. B. Vadher
Scientist
Ag. Entomology
98242 37767
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3
Mrs. D. S. Thakar
Scientist
Home Sci.
99099 27399
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4
S. R. Thaker
Scientist
Fisheries
 99242 74050
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5
Dr. H. A. Patel
Scientist
Animal Husbandry (LPM)
 99986 87479
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6
V. M. Savaliya
Scientist
Horticulture
 98248 86188
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7
B. S. Bokhariya
Superintendent  cum Accountant
-
9978055059
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8
J.J.Naliyapara
Computer programmer
(Pull at IT cell JAU Junagadh)
-
9998698063
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9
P.H.Parekha
Steno Grade III
(Pull at DEE JAU Junagadh)
-
9913393900
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8. Programmes: OFT, Extension Activities, Others
On Farm Trials: 3        
1. Fattening of baby Lobster
2. Effect feeding of mineral mixture and Fertivet tablet in Jafrabadi Buffalos
3. Management of white grub in ground nut

Extension Activities:

Sr. No.
Nature of Extension Activity
No. of activities
No. of Participants
M
F
T
1.       
Field Day
1
25
20
45
2.       
Kisan Ghosthi
9
119
50
169
3.       
Film Show
5
100
88
188
4.       
Lectures delivered as resource persons
10
50
100
150
5.       
Extension Literature
2
100
100
200
6.       
Advisory Services
1
400
88
488
7.       
Scientists  visit to farmers field
1
50
30
80
8.       
Farmers visit to KVK
1
100
240
340
9.       
Diagnostic visits
1
55
15
70
 
Total
31
999
731
1730
9. Farm Technologies: 
  • Use of micronutrients
  • Use of Trichoderma in groundnut
  • Use of Biofertilizers
  • Nursery raising and off seasonal vegetable cultivation in net house
  • IPM in major crops
  • Micro irrigation systems
  • Solar cooker
10. Publications: 
Publications: 8 (communicated)
Success story/case study: 2
11. Gallery: Nil
12. Recognition, Rewards: NIL
13. Visitors:
a)      Hon'ble Vice Chancellor, Dr. A. R. Pathak
b)      Director of Research  Dr. V. P. Chovatiya
c)      DDG (Ex.), ICAR, New Delhi, Dr. A. K. Shingh
15. Contact us at:  
Krishi Vigyan Kendra
Junagadh Agricultural University
Adityana Road, Opp. Saint Joseph School
Khapat-360579 Dist. Poebandar (Gujarat)
Phone (O): 0286-2912562, 2242416
Mobile: 9825280843
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