KRISHI VIGYAN KENDRA

ICAR-Central Arid Zone Research Institute,Jodhpur(Rajasthan)-342005
(ISO 9001:2008)

Mission:-Farmer-centric growth in agriculture and allied sectors through application of appropriate technologies in specific agro-ecosystem perspective.

Krishi Vigyan Kendra is an innovative district level science based institution engaged in transfer of latest agricultural technologies to the farming community for bridging the gap between production and productivity. The KVK Jodhpur was established in 1983 by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi under the administrative control of Central Arid Zone Research Institute (CAZRI), Jodhpur (Rajasthan). Since inception this KVK has been endeavouring for uplifting of socio economic condition of the farming community of the district through scientific intervention in the agricultural and allied sectors.

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, CAZRI, Jodhpur organized its 31st Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) Meeting on 13th April, 2016. The meeting was headed by Dr. O P Yadav, Director, CAZRI, Jodhpur. There were 41 number of members presented in the meeting including Director, ATARI (Zone-VI), officials from various departments like Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Horticulture, AFRI, Forest Department, RSSC, Social welfare, Lead Bank along with progressive farmers & farm women. In the inaugural, Director, CAZRI welcomed all the respected members and emphasized on the need of teamwork of various departments, NGO’s, farmers etc. along with KVK, CAZRI in the development of agriculture. He added that cooperation is the prime necessity in the field of agriculture. Dr. S K Sharma, Head of KVK, Jodhpur presented the last year Action Taken Report (ATR) which was recommended by previous year committee meeting (30th SAC meeting) besides that the summary of the Annual Progress Report (APR) of the year 2015-16 and the Action Plan for the year 2016-17.

During the SAC meeting, all the members approved the ATR and Progress Report (2015-16) & Action Plan (2016-17) after getting done some improvements. In the meeting Dr. S. K. Singh, Director, ATARI Zone-VI said that KVKs must encourage & upgrade their skill so that attitude of farmers can be changed by successful activation of trainings, OFTs & FLDs conducted by Krishi Vigyan Kendras. He also mentioned that KVK should promote vegetable production, Bee keeping, spices production programmes and regular follow up the previous programmes. After that all the Subject Matter Specialists (SMSs) of KVK presented their respective Annual Progress Report and the Action Plan in details.Read More...

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