KVK Pokaran (Jaiselmer)

 

Programme Coordinator
Phone: 02994-222511

GENERAL INFORMATION  

Address of KVK

KVK, Pokaran, Jaisalmer

Year of sanction

31st March 2012

Agro-Climatic Zone

Hyper Arid Partially Irrigated Western Plain ( Zone IC)

Name of the Programme Coordinator

Dr. K.D.Khidia

E mail

kvkpokaran@gmail.com

Phone 

02994-222511

Farm area

20.8 ha

Jaiselmer at a Glance

 

Geographical  Area

38401 Sq. Km.

Temperature

Av. Summers 41.6o C and Av. Winter 7.9 o C

Average rainfall

209.5 mm

Forest area

581.29 Sq. Km.

Total Population

672008

Literacy Rate

57.20 %

Total cultivable land area

877585 ha.

Irrigated Area

101329 ha.

Major soil types

Desert soil, sand dunes, red desertic soil, saline soil of depressions and lithosols

Jurisdiction Area:
Tehsil: Pokaran and Fatehgarh

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.

03

--

03

04

S.O. Acctts

01

--

01

05

Steno

01

01*

-

06

Driver

02

--

02

07

Peon

02

02

-

TOTAL

16

04

12

Working Against Post

THRUST AREAS

1.

Dissemination of dry land technology for pearl millet and other Kharif crops, especially on moisture conservation and plant protection measures.

2.

To improve crop productivity through:

Improve soil fertility by compost and green manuring

Introduction of improved varieties, bio-fertilizer, line sowing and other cultural practices in respect of rain-fed crops like bajra, moong, guar and til and rabi crops like wheat, mustard, cumin, isbgol and taramira.

3.

To improve technique of rain water harvesting, canal and underground water recharge.

4.

To promote use of minerals & vitamins to enhance productivity of cattle & sheep.

5.

To increase milk production and reduce calving interval in cattle.

6.

Dissemination of the concept of agro forestry and soil conservation technology.

7.

Upliftment of social and economic status of down trodden classes through vocational trainings.

8.

Introduction of remunerative crops viz. cumin, mustard, isabgol and fenugreek (methi) etc., and their high yielding varieties.

Achievements / Activities:

1.

Conducted 172 Front line Demonstration on chickpea (40), green gram (10), cluster bean (30), cumin (22).

2.

Conducted three on campus training programmes with the participation of 123 farmers.

3.

Organised 29 off campus training programmes, attended by 796 farmer participants.

4.

423 farmers visited KVK for technical knowhow and for solution of field problems. 195 farmers obtained technical knowhow on phone.

5.

Organised farmers scientists interaction and kisan gosthi.

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