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KRISHI VIGYAN KENDRA

JUNAGADH AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY, KHAPAT (PORBANDAR)

Description: KVK-Khapat
Year of Establishment : February, 2005
1. Information of HOD
Name
:
Dr. H. R. Vadar
Designation
:
I/C Senior Scientist & Head
Contact Address
:
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,
Opp. Saint Joseph School,
Adityana Road, Khapat – Porbandar
Pin – 360 579
E-mail
:
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2. Faculty Information :
SrNo
Name
Designation
Specialized Subject
Phone
Email Id
1
Dr. H. R. Vadar
Senior Scientist & Head
(In-Charge)
Soil & Water Engineering
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2
A.M. Gamit
Training Assistant
Genetics & Plant Breeding
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3
D. N. Hadiya
Training Assistant
Genetics & Plant Breeding
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4
B. S. Bokhiriya
Assistant
-
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5
J. J. Naliyapara
Computer programmer
(Pooled at IT cell JAU, Junagadh)
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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                           
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
3. Infrastructure Facility and Major Equipments available
Sr. No.
Name
Funding Agency
1.
Administrative Building
ICAR
2.
Farmers Hostel
ICAR
3.
Staff Quarters (6)
ICAR
4.
Automatic Weather station
JAU
5.
Threshing floor
ICAR
6.
Farm godown
ICAR
7.
Open well
ICAR
8.
Training hall
RKVY
9.
Pilot scale processing unit
RKVY
10.
Implements shed
RKVY
11.
Vermicompost unit
MGNREGA
12.
Green house
RKVY
13.
Net house
RKVY
14.
Sump(1 lakh litre)
MGNREGA
15.
Meteorological Observatory
JAU
4. Laboratories :
Sr. No.
Laboratories
1
Soil Testing Laboratory
2
Plant Diagnostic Laboratory
5. Awards/Medals received by the faculty :
  1. Dr. P. J. Gohil, Scientist has received “KVK Scientist Award” from Samagra Vikas Welfare Society, Lucknow
  2. Smt. D. S. Thakar, Scientist has received “KVK Scientist Award” from Samagra Vikas Welfare Society, Lucknow
  3. Dr. R. K. Odedra, Senior Scientist & Head have received “Eminent Scientist Award” from Samagra Vikas Welfare Society, Lucknow
6. Extension Activities :
Training (April-23 to December-23)
Training Type
No. of courses
Participants
Grand Total
M
F
T
On campus
11
160
75
235
Off campus
12
163
94
257
Vocational
0
0
0
0
Training for Ext. Personnel
1
43
1
44
Sponsored
3
184
110
294
Collaborative
1
29
3
32
GRAND TOTAL
28
579
283
862
Front Line Demonstrations (April-23 to December-23)
Sr No
Crop/Enterprise
Technology demonstrated
Area (ha)
No. of Demonstrations
1
Groundnut
Improved variety (GJG-22)
4.0
10
2
Kitchen Gardening
Improved variety (Seed of vegetables)
2.5
50
3
Cotton
IPM (Pheromone trap + Beauveria bassiana)
10.0
25
4
Wheat
Improved variety (GW-451)
4.0
10
5
Kitchen Gardening
Improved variety (Seed of vegetables)
2.5
50
6
Onion
IDM (Pochonia chlamydosporia + Trichoderma harzianum)
4.0
10
7
Chickpea
IPM (HNPV + Beauveria bassiana)
4.0
10
Total
31.0
165

Front Line Demonstrations under ATIC – B.H. -12572-06 (April-23 to December-23)

Sr No
Crop/Enterprise
Technology demonstrated
Area (ha)
No. Of Demonstrations
1
Groundnut
Improved variety (GJG-22)
4.0
10
2
Kitchen Gardening
Improved variety (Seed of vegetables)
2.5
50
3
Wheat
Improved variety (GW-451)
4.0
10
4
Chickpea
Improved variety (GJG-6)
4.0
10
5
Kitchen Gardening
Improved variety (Seed of vegetables)
2.5
50
Total
17.0
130

On Farm Testing (April-23 to December-23)

OFT-1 - Management of collar rot in groundnut using bio inputs
OFT-2 - Assessment of PICS bag for Groundnut storage
OFT-3 - Assessment of nitrogen management in wheat crop

Other Extension Activities(April-23 to December-23)

Nature of Extension Activity
No. of activities
Participants
Exhibition
4
2331
Lectures delivered as resource persons
12
199
Extension Literature
5
3209
Scientist visit to farmers field
24
115
Farmers visit to KVK
113
172
Diagnostic visits
8
65
Telephonic Helpline
232
232
Soil and water sample analysis
135
135
Grand Total
533
6458

Other Major Events (April-23 to December-23)

Sr No
Activity
Date
Participants
1
Awareness under Mission Life Style for Environment
29-05-2023 to 05-06-2023
310
2
Climate Resilient & Smart Agriculture-Training
01-06-2023
21
3
Celebration of World Environment Day
05-06-2023
157
4
Celebration of International Yoga Day
21-06-2023
152
5
Millet recipe competition
18-07-2023
23
6
Live webcast of PM-KISAN Samman Nidhi
27-07-2023
102
7
PCO training on safe use of glyphosate
27/28/31-07-2023
20
8
Tree plantation drive and oath taking under Meri Mitti Mera Desh campaign
10-08-2023
16
9
Celebration of Parthenium Awareness Week
16 to 22-08-2023
88
10
Celebration of Technology week
18 to 23-09-2023
514
11
Students visited KVK
25-09-2023
26
12
RAWEP students
03-09-2023 to 01-10-2023
39
13
Live webcast of PM speech on launch of Sankalp Saptaah under the aspirational blocks programme
30-09-2023
36
14
Agri drone demonstration
07-10-2023
77
15
Celebration of IYOM-2023 - millet mela
27/28 & 30-10-2023
1282
16
Live webcast of PM-KISAN Samman Nidhi
15-11-2023
38
17
Millet recipe competition
22-11-2023
15
18
RabiKrushi Mahotsav-2023
24-25-11-2023
1754
19
Live webcast for VBSY and launch of new schemes by Hon’ble Prime Minister
09-12-2023
23
20
Agri drone demonstration
19-12-2023
89
21
Geotagging of CFLDs
20-12-2023
50
Click here to see the Annual Progress Report (January-2021 to December-2021)
Click here to see the Annual Progress Report (January-2022 to December-2022)
Click here to see the Annual Action Plan (January-2023 to December-2023)
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