Mandates

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. Read more

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Profile of KVK

Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) of Thiruvarur District is located at Needamangalam in Nagappattinam-Gudulur NH 67. It is functioning since 2004 under Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) with the guidelines prescribed by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) to cater to the needs of the farming community of Thiruvarur district with the major objective of Transfer of Technology in agriculture and allied fields. Krishi Vigyan Kendra is located 30 km away from Thanjavur and Thiruvarur Towns.

Date of establishment : 01.08.2004
Total land with KVK : 18.66 ha
Under buildings and Demo Units : 2.08 ha
Under Road : 1.22 ha
Under cultivation : 13.90 ha
Others -Old threshing floor, ditch & fallow/not in use : 1.46 ha
Cropping intensity : 200%
Source of irrigation : Borewells (3 Nos)

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Technological products

The scientists at KVK,Thiruvarur not only teach technologies to the farmers but also sell technological inputs from KVK farm in the form of seeds, seedlings,planting materials, chicks, azolla, Pseudomonas, fodder slips and vermicompost. This has got immense impact among farmers since they actually saw the benefit of technologies genuine and quality inputs received from a reputed institution.
Quality Paddy seeds and pulses seeds were produced and supplied to the farmers regularly.
Pseudomonas is an important bio input produced by KVK, Thiruvarur which is in high demand among farmers who realised the benefits of pseudomonas
Fodder cafeteria have been established at KVK farm to showcase the different fodder crops suitable for Thiruvarur District. Fodder cafeteria comprises with Cumbu Napier, Super napier, Fodder sorghum (Co (FS) 29 & Co (FS) 31), muyal masal, veli masal, agathi and fodder maize. The visiting farmers and trainees witnessed the unit and benefitted
Demo units on slatted house goat rearing,Backyard poutry,Integrated Farming System unit,Roof top garden, Nutritional garden, Composite fish culture, Hydrophonix unit,Vegetable cultivation under shadenet, Vermi compost, Azolla production, Mushroom production etc were developed in the instructional farm

The following technological products are available at KVK

 Products and Rate

Sl.No.

Description

Rate (Rs)

1

Paddy TFL seeds (Kg)

31

2

Pulses- Blackgram (Kg)

120

3

Pulses- Greengram(Kg)

120

4

Fodder slips (No)

0.60

5

Pseudomonas (Kg)

168

6

Vermi compost (Kg)

10

7

Azolla (Kg)

50

8

Goat-Live weight (Kg)

300

KVK in News

Information related on new technologies,weather based advisories,Pest and Disease problems, Soil health management,Varietal information, Cultural practices, Training and meeting information are published  through leading dailies regularly

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Schemes

Details of sponsored projects/programmes implemented by KVK

  1. Revival of Millets in Cauvery Delta through Capacity Building on Improved Production Technologies and Value Addition in Millets
  2. Tamil Nadu- Irrigated Agriculture Modernization Project (TN IAMP)
  3.  National Innovation on Climate Resilient Agriculture (NICRA)

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Awards

Item of Recognition Year  Awarding Organization Name
Best mechanized farmer award 2020 Mechanized Mela- TNAU, Coimbatore on 14.02.2020/State Th.D.Rajkumar, Devangudi
Best oral presentation award 2019   National Conference on Doubling farmers income through Scientific Approaches -AEC&RI, Kumulur- 20-21 Dec 2019/National

Dr.M.Ramasubramanian

Programme Coordinator

Best oral presentation award 2019 eSARDD-2019 jointly organized by ATARI, Bangaluru, EES, Coimbatore and ICAR-JSS KVK,Mysuru-14-16 Dec 2019 at Mysuru/State

Dr.M.Ramasubramanian

Programme Coordinator

Best stakeholders award 2019 MSSRF&CABI-29.11.2019 at Chennai/State Dr. R.Ramesh,SMS (Agrl.Ento)
Best extension professional award 2019 Foundation day at TNAU on 01.07.2019/State Dr. A.Anuratha,SMS (SS&AC)
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