KVK, CHANDGOTHI (Churu)

 

Programme Coordinator
Phone : 01599-227227

GENERAL INFORMATION  

Address of KVK

KVK, Chandgothi, Chandgothi (Churu), Pilani-Rajgarh Road, Churu (Raj.) 

Year of sanction

31st March 2012

Agro-Climatic Zone

Transitional plain of Inland Drainage (Zone II a

Name of the Programme Coordinator

Dr. Balbir Singh

E mail

balbirdr@gmail.com

Phone 

01599-227227

Farm area

20 ha

Churu at a Glance

 

Area

16830 sq kms.

Temperature

Min. 0.5 oC,  Max. 48.2 oC

Average rainfall

328 m.m.

Forest area

80.16 sq.Km.

Total Population

2041172

Literacy Rate

67.46%

Total cultivable land area

654463 (ha)

Irrigated Area

21766 (ha)

Jurisdiction Area:

Tehsils: Churu, Rajgarh, Taranagar

MANDATE OF KVK

1.

To collaborate with the subject matter specialists of the State Agricultural University/scientists of the regional station, NARP and the state education personnel in “On farm testing” refining and documenting technologies for developing region specific sustainable land use system.

2.

To organise training to update the extension personnel with in the area of operation with emerging advances in agricultural research on regular basis.

3.

To organise long term vocational courses in agriculture and allied vocations for the rural youth with the emphasis on "learning by doing" for generating self employment through institutional financing.

4.

To organise Front line Demonstrations/TDHPP in various crops to generate production data and feedback information.

Staff Position (as on 31st March – 2015)

S.No

Name of Post

Sanctioned

Filled

Vacant

01

Trg. Organizer

01

-

01

02

SMS

06

01

05

03

T.A.

1432

--

03

04

S.O. Acctts

01

01*

-

05

Steno

01

01*

-

06

Driver

02

--

02

07

Peon

02

01

01

TOTAL

16

02

14

Working against post

THRUST AREAS

1.

Dissemination of dry land technology for Kharif crops particularly pearl millets, mungbean, cowpea, moth bean and clusterbean especially on fertilizer management & P.P. measures.

2.

Advancement of rain-fed technology on gram cultivation.

3.

Introduction of arid fruits with special references to ber cultivation and orchard renovati

4.

Improvement in breed status, nutrition and better management of livestock.

5.

Upliftment of socio–economic status of downtrodden classes through vocational trainings.

6.

Reclamation of problematic salt affected soil and use of soil amendments.

7.

Regular training and demonstration programmes for technology transfer.

8.

Dissemination of concept of agro forestry and soil conservation technology.

Achievements / Activities:

1.

Conducted Front line Demonstration on improved high yielding varieties, INM and IPM on wheat (30), chickpea (25), barley (30), green gram (25), cowpea (25), cluster bean (30), sorghum (50).

2.

OFT on cumin

3.

Demonstration on ber (Gola), pomegranate (Sinduri / Mrudula)(1), acid lime (01).

4.

Organised ten on campus training programme with the participation of 185 farmers.

5.

Conducted ten off campus training programme, 155 participants attended the trainings.

6.

Sponsored trainings (10) with 203 participants.

7.

Field days (06).

8.

Other extension activities – Kisan Gosthi, Film show, literating.

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