ICAR- Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Nagapattinam Welcomes you!

நாகப்பட்டினம் மாவட்ட வேளாண்மை அறிவியல் நிலையம் தங்களை இனிதே வரவேற்கிறது!

MANDATES OF THE KVK

  The overall mandate of the KVK is to develop and disseminate location specific technological modules at district level through Technology Assessment, Refinement and Demonstration and to act as Knowledge and Resource Centre for agriculture and its allied activities.

The specific activities to carry out this mandate are

Ø  Conducting On-Farm Testing to identify the location specificity of agricultural technologies under various farming systems.

Ø  Organizing Front Line Demonstrations to establish production potential of various crops and enterprises on the farmers’ fields.

Ø  Organizing need based training of farmers to update their knowledge and skills in modern agricultural technologies related to technology assessment, refinement and demonstration, and training of extension personnel to orient them in the frontier areas of technology development.

Ø  Creating awareness about improved technologies to larger masses through appropriate extension programmes.

Ø  Production and supply of good quality seeds and planting materials, livestock, poultry and fisheries breeds and products and various bio-products to the farming community

Ø  Work as resource and knowledge centre of agricultural technology for supporting initiatives of public, private and voluntary sector for improving the agricultural economy of the district.

 

On Farm Testings (OFT) 2016-17


 Sl. No.

Crop/ Enterprise

Title of OFT

No. of trials

1

Paddy

Assessment of saline tolerant rice varieties for Nagapattinam District  

5

2

Paddy

Assessment of suitable BPH and BLB resistance rice varieties in Nagapattinam district  

5

3

Greengram

Assessment of suitable Green gram varieties for Nagapattinam District  

5

4

Coconut

Assessment of Pheromone traps for the management of coconut red palm weevil  

5

5

Watermelon

Assessment of foliar application of Growth Regulators on fruit yield of Watermelon in Nagapattinam District  

5

6

Brinjal

Assessment of Brinjal Hybrids for Nagapttinam district  

5

7

Fodder Sorghum

Assessment of fodder sorghum varieties for improving cow milk yield in Nagapattinam District  

5

Total

35


 

 

Front Line Demonstrations (FLD) 2016-17

 

Sl. No.

Crop/ Enterprise

Title of FLD

No. of Demo.

1

Paddy

Demonstration and Farmers Participatory Seed production of TKM 13 rice variety in Nagapattinam District  

20

2

Paddy

Demonstration of Silica Solubilizing Bacteria application for preventing lodging of rice  

20

3

Paddy

Demonstration of Eco friendly pest and disease management in Samba/Thaladi paddy  

10

4

Paddy

Demonstration of seed cum fertilizer drill for paddy in Nagapattinam district  

10

5

Cluster bean

Demonstration of cluster bean variety MDU 1 in Nagapattinam District  

10

6

Brinjal

Demonstration of IPM strategies for Brinjal borers  

10

7

Kuthiraivalli

Demonstration of Kuthiraivalli CO(KU)2 in Nagapattinam District  

10

8

Groundnut

Demonstration of ICM in Groundnut variety VRI 8 in Nagapattinam District  

10

9

Bhendi

Demonstration of Bhendi Hybrid COBH-4 in Nagapattinam District  

10

10

Fodder Cowpea

Demonstration of Fodder Cowpea CO 9 in Nagapattinam district  

20

11

Fish

Demonstration of Gift Tilapia culture in farm pond  

5

12

Dairy

Demonstration of TANUVAS Mineral Mixture to increase milk yield in dairy cattle  

10

13

African marigold

Demonstration of high yielding African marigold variety MDU 1 under Casuarina based Agroforestry system  

10

Total

155


Specialized/ Innovative activities 2016-17

 

 Sl. No.

Crop/ Enterprise

Title

Numbers

1

Fish and Prawn

Entrepreneurship development through value addition in Fish and Prawn  

Group activity

2

Paddy

Farmers Field School-Mechanized rice cultivation  

Group activity

3

IFS

Integrated Farming System  

3- 5 farm families



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Diagnostic visit- Brinjal disease- Thandavamoorthikadu-02.11.2016

 

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Ecofriendly IPM and INM for Thaladi rice- Kokoor-01.11.2016

 


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FLD-Silica Solubilizing Bacteria application for preventing lodging of rice Neduvasal-01.11.2016

 

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Diagnostic visit- Red sandal and Coconut garden-Mannargudi-30.10.2016

 


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Training on Farm mechineries operation and maintenance-20.10.2016

 

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Demonstration of Kuthiraivalli CO(KU)2 - 20.10.2016

 


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Demonstration-TANUVAS Mineral Mixture to Milch animals- Panaimedu-07.10.2016

 

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SWACHHTA PAKHWADA-Kilvelur-24.10.2016

 

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FFS interaction meet-Meapoothanoor-16.08.2016

 

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Dr.Chandre Gowda-Field visit on VBN 6 Nangudi-10.09.2016

 


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FPO interaction meet-Mangainallur-26.07.2016

 

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Mushroom production training-13.07.2016

 


On Farm Testings (OFT) 2015-16

 

 Sl. No.

Crop/ Enterprise

Title of OFT

No. of trials

1

Paddy

Assess the performance of Ecological Engineering IPM (EEIPM) module in Samba paddy  

5

2

Ragi

Assessment of Ragi varieties in Nagapattinam District

5

3

Maize

Assessing the performance of Nutri seed pack for maize in Nagapattinam district

3

4

Groundnut

Assessment of drought tolerant groundnut varieties under rainfed condition

5

Total

18

 

 

Front Line Demonstrations (FLD) 2015-16

 

Sl. No.

Crop/ Enterprise

Title of FLD

No. of Demo.

1

Rice

Demonstration of newly released rice variety TKM 13

20

2

Rice

Demonstration and farmers participatory seed production of TNAU rice TPS 5 in Kuruvai season

10

3

Rice

Demonstration of Decision Supporting System for Integrated Fertilizer Recommendation (DSSIFER) software for rice

10

4

Rice

Demonstration of management on false smut disease in Samba paddy

10

5

Rice

Demonstration on IPM strategies for Rice Brown Planthopper

10

6

Blackgram

Demonstration of ICM in TNAU Black gram variety MDU 1

10

7

Cotton

Demonstration on Eco friendly IPM modules for major sucking pest in cotton

10

8

Brinjal

Demonstration of IIHR Vegetable special with ICM in Brinjal

10

9

Coconut

Production enhancement through nutrient and rhinocerous beetle management in coconut

10

10

Fodder

Demonstration of Multi-crop fodder production model for Nagapattinam District  

11

11

Fisheries

Demonstration of Pangasius fish culture under farmers participatory mode

5

12

Forestry

Demonstration of newly released TNAU Malai vembu MTP 1 under farmers participatory mode in Nagapattinam district

5

13

Forestry

Demonstration of newly released Poplar variety PL-4 under farmers participatory mode in Nagapattinam district  

10

14

Forestry

Demonstration of Groundnut intercropping in Casuarina

5

15

Fruits- Value addition

Entrepreneurship development through value addition in mango

10

16

Vegetables

Establishment of organic nutritional garden in School

4

Total

150

 

 


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Production enhancement through nutrient and rhinocerous beetle management in coconut

 

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Demonstration of IIHR Vegetable special with ICM in Brinjal

 

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Demonstration of newly released rice variety TKM 13

 

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Establishment of organic nutritional garden in School

 

Instructional Farm Activities

 

ICAR-Revolving fund                                           Date of start: 29.08.2014

 

Activities: The revolving fund is being utilized for most of the KVK activities that too for the production and supply of   Pseudomonous, coconut seedlings, fodder slips,Azolla and vermi compost

 

Year

Opening balance as on 1st April

Income during the year

Expenditure during the year

Net balance as on 1stApril of each year

April 2011 to March 2012

1.37

5.24

4.2

2.41

April 2012 to March 2013

2.41

3.82

1.37

4.86

April 2013 to March 2014

4.86

4.7

7.57

1.99

April 2014 to March 2015

1.99

3.94

6.43

2.37

April 2015 to March 2016

2.37

5.81

4.92

3.42


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Vermicompost production

 

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Coconut seedlings production

 


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Azolla production

 

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Coirpith production

 


Trainings (2015-16)

 




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District level seminar-02.11.2015

 

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Soil health management

 

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ATMA- Seed village training

 

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Vermi compost production technology-28.10.2015

 

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School students from Vedaranyam blocks-03.11.2015

 

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IPDM