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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 (Year 2014-15) : 
Training
Training Type
No. of courses
Participants
Others
SC/ST
Grand Total
M
F
T
M
F
T
M
F
T
On campus
28
390
211
601
49
20
69
439
231
670
Vocational
7
90
72
162
4
8
12
94
80
174
Off campus
55
897
397
1294
110
64
174
1007
461
1468
For Rural Youth (on + off camp.)
5
45
65
110
3
13
16
48
78
126
Training with line Depts.
11
553
367
920
40
20
60
593
390
980
GRAND TOTAL
106
1975
1112
3087
206
125
331
2181
1240
3418
Front Line Demonstrations
Sr. No.
Crop/Enterprise
Technology demonstrated
Area (ha)
No. Of Demonstrations
1
Groundnut
INM
8
20
2
Groundnut
Trichoderma
4
10
3
Cotton
INM with full package
10
25
4
Wheat
INM
10
20
5
Chick pea
Improved variety GG-3
8
20
6
Cumin
IDM
12
20
7
Green gram
Improved variety GN-4
4
10
8
Lucerne
Improved variety Anand-2
5
11
9
Improved implements
Groundnut pod grader
5
1
10
Home Science
Solar cooker
-
5
11
Fisheries
Seaweed cultivation on bamboo raft
-
10
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
General
SC/ST
Total
M
F
T
M
F
T
M
F
T
Trainings on improved agricultural Technologies
2
23
21
44
8
6
14
31
27
58
FLDs:
Front line Demonstrations on Cumin Crop on 10 Farmers’ field has been conducted during Rabi 2014-15.
Results
Crop/ Variety
Area, ha
No. of Demonstration
Groundnut –Trichoderma
4.0
10
Cumin /GC-4
4.0
10
Gram/GG-3
4.0
12
7. Faculty Information :
Sr. No.
Name
Design.
Qualification
Specialized Subject
Phone / Email
1
Dr. K. D. Patel*
Program Co-Ordinator
Ph. D.
Horticulture
(M) 94280 14409
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2
Dr. R. K. Odedra
Subject Matter Specialist
Ph. D.
Plant Breeding
(O) 0286 2242416
(M) 9825280843
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3
R. B. Vadher
Subject Matter Specialist
M. Sc. (Agri)
Ag. Entomology
(M) 98242 37767
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4
P. J.   Gohil
Subject Matter Specialist
M. Sc. (Agri)
Agronomy
(M) 94281 88120
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5
S. R. Thaker
Subject Matter Specialist
M.Sc.
Fisheries
(M) 99242 74050
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6
Dipti S. Thakar
Subject Matter Specialist
M.A.
Home Sci.
(M) 99099 27399
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7
Dr. H. A. Patel
Subject Matter Specialist
M. V. Sc.
Animal Husbandry
(M) 99986 87479
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8
V. M. Savaliya
Farm Manager
M. Sc.
Horticulture
(M) 98248 86188
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*At JAU Junagadh on pool and I/c Prog. Coordinator is Dr. R. K. Odedra

8. Programmes: OFT, Exten. activities, Others
On Farm Trials: 6       
1.      Management of white grub in groundnut
2.      Effect of seed rate in maintenance of germination in cumin.
3.      Performance of drip irrigation with sowing method in cumin
4.      Effect of sulphur on yield of summer sesame
5.      Comparison of solar Cooker with traditional cooking system
6.      Effect of salt & oil on spoilage of mango pickles

Extension Activities:

Sr. No.
Nature of Extension Activity
No. of activities
No. of Participants
M
F
T
1.      
Field Day
9
170
30
200
2.      
Kisan Ghosthi
9
248
0
248
3.      
Exhibition
5
2653
1753
4406
4.      
Film Show
32
819
263
1082
5.      
Group meetings
8
214
0
214
6.      
Lectures delivered as resource persons
92
4292
1014
5306
7.      
Extension Literature
10
4598
1046
5644
8.      
Advisory Services
1863
1632
231
1863
9.      
Scientific visit to farmers field
72
126
0
126
10.   
Farmers visit to KVK
1
1460
422
1882
11.   
Diagnostic visits
78
163
19
182
12.   
Technology week
1
220
383
603
13.   
Programme under Krushi Vikas Varsh 2014-15
5
52
237
289
 
Total
2185
16647
5398
22045
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 Agriculture Minister, Shri Babubhai Bokhiriya
b) Hon'ble Vice Chancellor, Dr. A. R. Pathak
c) Director of Extension Education Dr. A. M. Parakhia
d) Dr. S. K. Patil, VC, Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwa Vidhalaya, Raipur, Chhattisgarh
14. KVK in Media: scanned copy of matter published in Newspaper/ journals
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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Training programme for farmers of Bhavnagar district will be organized by DEE, JAU, Junagadh on August 24, 2017.
Grand celebration of 71st Independence Day on 15th August, 2017 by Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh.
Felicitation programme of Dr. P.V. Patel, Director, Students' Welfare organized by Junagadh Agricultural University Teachers' Association.
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College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, JAU, Junagadh celebrated Mahila Krushi Divas on 6th August 2017.
ANSICON-2018 Conference will be jointly oraganized by Dept. of Animal Nutrition, College of Veterinary Science and A.H., JAU, Junagadh and Animal Nutrition Society of India during February 01-03, 2018.
Department of Biotechnology, JAU, Junagadh will be organized Winter School on Genomic, Proteomic and Metabolomic Application in Crop Improvement on September 04-24, 2017.

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