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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
Phone
:
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Mobile
:
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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
Dr. H. A. Patel
Scientist
Animal Husbandry (LPM)
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3
A.M. Gamit
Training Assistant
Genetics & Plant Breeding
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4
D. N. Hadiya
Training Assistant
Genetics & Plant Breeding
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5
B. S. Bokhiriya
Assistant
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6
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-22 to September-22)
Training Type
No. of courses
Participants
Grand Total
M
F
T
On campus
11
95
151
246
Off campus
10
105
119
224
Vocational
0
0
0
0
Training for Ext. Personnel
2
23
73
96
Sponsored training
2
152
37
189
Collaborative training
2
70
75
145
GRAND TOTAL
27
445
455
900

Front Line Demonstrations (April-22 to September-22)

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
25
Total
16.5
85

Front Line Demonstrations under ATIC – B.H. -12572-06 (April-22 to September-22)

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
Total
6.5
60
On Farm Testing : (April-22 to September-22)
On Going - 01
OFT-1 - Management of collar rot in groundnut using bio inputs.
Other Extension Activities : (April-22 to September-22)
Nature of Extension Activity
No. of activities
Participants
Exhibition
1
329
Lectures delivered as resource persons
11
140
Extension Literature
5
1500
Scientist visit to farmers field
3
19
Farmers visit to KVK
53
53
Diagnostic visits
3
19
Telephonic Helpline
194
194
Soil and water sample analysis
64
64
Training on natural farming
9
878
Grand Total
343
3196
Other Major Events (April-22 to September-22)
Sr No
Activity
Date
Participants
1
Students visited KVK
06-04-2022
46
2
Students visited KVK
07-04-2022
63
3
Kisan melacum training
26-04-2022
329
4
Live webcast of Hon’ble PM releasing PM-KISAN fund
31-05-2022
270
5
ICAR foundation Day
16-07-2022
88
6
Special training on pink ballworm management cum certificate distribution programme for input dealers
18-07-2022
75
7
Webcast of training on natural farming
05-08-2022
106
8
Inauguration of demonstration of drone and nano urea by Hon'ble CM
05-08-2022
85
9
Celebration of Independence day
15-08-2022
29
10
Celebration of Parthenium awareness week
18 to 22-08-2022
37
11
Workshop on natural farming
22-08-2022
271
12
Students visited KVK
23-08-2022
35
13
Poshan Abhiyan& tree plantation drive
17-09-2022
84
14
Celebration of technology week
19 to 23-09-2022
263
15
RAWEP students KVK phase
26-09 to 01-10-2022
41
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