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SARDAR SMRUTI KENDRA

JUNAGADH AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY

JUNAGADH – 362 001

(SSK)

Year of Establishment : 1975
Profile / History :
Country is indebted to our beloved leader late Vallabhabhai Patel who has shaped our public life and has contributed much more specifically for uplifting the farming community. To commemorate his memory during his birth centenary in 1975, it was thought fit to establish Sardar Smruti Kendra at Junagadh, Junagadh Agricultural University which will serve as a radiating centre to disseminate his spirit, Government of Gujarat formed centenary celebration committee with peoples contribution from Saurashtra and have established an institute named as Sardar Smruti Kendra by constructing building with a photographic gallery and a museum presenting latest technology and recommendation for farmers. The museum has also a section depicting memorable portraits of “ARZI HAKOOMAT” formed for liberation of Junagadh through people struggle in 1947.
Motto :
To empower the rural communities, particularly the under privileged farmers and farm women to have control over their own livelihood and manage their occupation to create better economic condition.
Objectives of the Centre :
  1. To maintain the photographic gallery of Sardar Patel’s biographic portrait and “ARZI HAKOOMAT” of Junagadh.
  2. To maintain an agricultural exhibition based on latest recommendation.
  3. To advice farmers in latest technology.
  4. To publish farm literature in popular language for farming community.
  5. To train farmers and farm women in agriculture, animal husbandry, home science and allied areas.
  6. Improvement of Agro-Economic status of rural people.
With these objectives in view, Sardar Smruti Kendra carries out its mission through the information wing, Training Wing and Exhibition Wing.
Activities :
  1. To organize for various training programmed for various categories of farmers who are connected with agriculture.
  2. To collect the up-to-date information on agriculture and allied fields.
  3. To prepare agricultural research based information in form of leaflets folders and booklets.
  4. To suggest the solutions to the problem of the farmers in concurrence with related scientists either in person or through correspondence.
  5. To participate in agricultural fair organized by university time to time for exposure of new agricultural technologies.
  6. To arrange method demonstration video show.
  7. To exhibit Sardar Patel's life as role model and display advance agricultural technologies in form of charts, Photographs, models and specimens etc.
Facilities :
           To provide lodging and boarding facilities to the trainees, a well equipped "Krushikar Athibhavan" (Hostel) been established. Fifty trainees can be accommodated comfortably in this hostel
Faculty profile :
Name
Designation
Qualification
Total experience
in years
Specialized subject
Phone / Email
Dr. G R Gohil
Asstt. Ext. Edu
(Information)
Ph.D.
35
Extension Education
(M):92747 78910
      92757 08342
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Prof. V.G. Barad
Asstt. Ext. Edu
M.Sc.
(Agri)
35
Extension Education
(M): 94286 22969
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Shri H. M. Kunjadiya
Agri. Asstt.
Diploma in Agri.
9
-
(M):  97265 92770
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Pooja B. Ashawar
Junior Instructor
M.Sc.
(Home Science)
1
Food & Nutrition
(M): 94096 05479
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TRAINING PROGRAMMES CONDUCTED DURING 2017-18 (upto august-2017)  
On Campus Training and Off Campus Training :
           During the year under report farmers and farm women were trained in modern agricultural, Animal Husbandry and other related subjects. Details are as under:
No.
Types  of  trainees
Duration of training
No. classes
No. participations
  (A)    Institutional Training
1
Farmers
1-3 days 
8
320
2
Farm women
1-3 days
2
77
 
Total  (A)
10
397
  (B)    Non Institutional Training
1
 Farm women
1 days
01
40
 
Total  (B)
01
40
Total (A  + B)
11
437
Other Activities :
(a) Agricultural  Fair :
Agricultural fair / krishi mela was organized by different institutes and organization at following place. The farmers and farm women took benefit of the fair and were pleased to see the latest agricultural technology and implements exhibited by the Junagadh Agricultural University.
Sr. No.
Places
By which Institute/Organization arranged
Total Participate
1
Rajkot
Agritech, Shastri Ground
50,000
Total
50,000
(b) Agricultural Exhibition :
Five (05) agricultural Exhibitions were organized at different villages of  Saurashtra. Where farmers and farm women were took the benefit. Thus total 1,08,724  farmers and farm women were participated.
(c) Agricultural Literature Exhibition :
Total 05 agricultural literatures were exhibited in different extension activities for benefit of farmers, farm women and extension workers. Thus  farmers and farm women were looking the benefit. Thus, total   87000 farmers and farm women were participated in agricultural literatures exhibition.
1.
Pragatisheel Kheti
8.
Pashupalan Panchamrut
2.
Pak Sarakshan Vyavastha
9.
Krushi Pak Utpadan ma Suxma Tatvonu Mahatav
3.
Fal ane Ful
10.
Ahar ne Olakho ane Arogya Jalavo
4.
Shakbhaji Pakoni Kheti
11.
Bekari Vanginee Banavat
5.
Jaminanu Amrut
12.
Telibiya Pako nee Kheti
6.
Fal ane Shakbhajee nu parirakshan
13.
Gujarat Rajyana Agtyana Pako ni Sendriya Kheti
7.
Apana Aushadho
 
 

(d) Visitors :

During the preriod of 1-4-2017 to 31-8-2017 more than 1780 visitors including farmers, farm women, students, extension personals and other visitors were guided properly with the different activities of our center. The visit in the department as well as on the farm were also arranged for getting information and guidance on new farm technology. Following is the list of some of the progressive farmers group/VIPs etc.

  1. Farmers training center Junagadh, Patan, Vyara(Tapi), Dahod, Anand, Disa(Sabarkantha).
  2. Atma Project Junagadh, Chhotaudepur, Bhooj-Kachh, Porbandar, Valsad, Himatnagar, Vadodara, Mahesana, Visanagr , Kadi
  3. Deputy Directore of Agriculture (Training), Mahesana, Kheda, Ahmadabad, Chhotaudepur
  4. Director of Horticultural, Chhotaudepur
  5. Polytechnic in Horticultural. Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh
  6. Dr. Subhash B.Ed. College, Junagadh
  7. Agriculture Collge, Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh
  8. G.H.C.L. Foundtion Trust, Sutrapada Dist: Gir Somnath
  9. Om Vidha Sankul, Junagadh
  10. B.R.S. College, Shardagram, Mangrol
  11. Ambuja Cement Foundation – Kodinar
  12. Director of Horticultural, Chhotaudepur
  13. Gram Nirman Samaj Pidilight- Mahuva
  14. Shikshan Ane Samaj Sanstha B.C.I. Pariyojna, Amreli
  15. Shri Patel Kelavani Mandal Upper Priymari Girls School- Junagadh
  16. B.R.S. College, Swamina Gadhada
  17. Shree Arjun B.R.S. College, Supasi
  18. Gujrat Heavy Cemicals, Sutrapada Dist: Gir Somnath
  19. Gram Lakshmi – Katariya Dist: Porbandar
  20. Noble Engineering College- Junagadh
  21. R.K. University- Rajkot
  22. Nation Horiculture Mishan – Karnatak
  23.  Aadarsh Secondary School- Tori Ta: Kunkava Dist: Amreli

Govt./ Semi. Govt. and NGOs Linkage with SSK

  1. Atma Project Junagadh, Porbandar, Visnagar (Mahesana), Kchh-Bhuj, Bagasra-Kunkavav(Amreli), Sankhela(Chhota Udepur), Borsad (Anand), Nadod-Garudeshvar (Narmada), Khedbrha (Sabarkantha), Vijaynagar (Sabarkantha)
  2. Triveni Kalayan Foundation P.D. Light Li., Mahuva Dist: Bhavanagar
  3. Ambuja Cement Foundation Li. Kodinar Ta:Una- Gir-Gadhda Dist:Gir Somnath
  4. Gram Nirman Samaj- Mahuva Dist: Bhavanagar
  5. Deputy Directore of Agriculture(Training), Indore
  6. Vishv Vatsalya Manav Seva Trust, Bagasara Dist: Amreli
Contact :
Dr. G.R. Gohil
Assistant Extension Educationist (Information)
Sardar Smruti Kendra, J.A.U., Junagadh
Telephone Number with STD Code
Office
0285- 2672080 to 2672090
Mobile
92747 78910, 92757 08342
Residence
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Fax
0285-2672004
PABX
0285- 2672080 to 2672090
EXT
PBX No.  332
E-Mail
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