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Administrative building

The Krishi Vigyan Kendra has very well developed administrative building having classrooms, conference room, Training hall, Computer room and Museum. The Training hall and class room are well furnished & are supported by the audiovisual aids. Museum having number of specimen and charts.

 
 

   
Administrative building Training hall
   
Class room Conference hall
 

Farmer's hostel and Staff Quarter 

Farmer's  hostel  is available with 18 room and each room is well furnished.it include  two bed in each room and other facility like water cooler,geyser,two VIP room,kitchen etc.

 Farmer Hostel

Bed Room

 Hostel Passage

KVK has constructed six staff quarters for staff residency and possession is given to staff

Farm


The Krishi Vigyan Kendra having 20 ha. of land that is fully under cultivation of crops relevant to the area. The main purpose of the farm is to demonstrate the latest agricultural practices. It also acts as a tool to do applied research on agricultural Technologies & undertake trials before their transfer to farmers. The farm has wide collection of mother plants of latest released varieties of horticulture plants. Rain water harvesting has been done over 40 acres of farm land the tank of 86,00,000 lits Capacity is made to collect the rain water thus harvested. The farm has nursery with mother plants of horticulture crops such as mango, sapota, aonla, lime, Guava, custard apple, pomegranate etc. the entire farm is under drip irrigation.  


Library

 

We have library  with about  176 titles for different subjects covered in training and other extension activities for transfer of latest technology and other allied subject as bellows. We have about 56 CDs related to agriculture, Animal Husbandry and other topic coveredin the KVK activities

  1  
Agronomy
     34           
  2
Plant Protection
     22
  3
Horticulture
     32
  4
Extension Education
       9
  5
Home Science
     10
  6
Animal Husbandry
     13
  7
Agricultural Engineering
       7
  8
Miscellaneous
     49
 
Total
   176

We subscribed daily,weekly and monthly  periodically related to agriculture and allied fields. Beside this, we are subscribed nearly 24 Agricultural magazines for farming community. We also subscribe 2 news papers in local language. Details of magazine are as :

   1   
Krushi Vigyan
   2
Agricultural Extension Review
   3
Kishan world
   4
Techno Economy Letter
   5
Agriculture Today
   6
Intensive Agriculture
   7
Rural India
   8
Buddhiman Kisan Patrika
   9
Krishi Jivan
  10
Bhumi Putra
  11
Pragatishil shikshan
  12
Pashudhan
  13
Vavetar
  14
Krushi Go Vidhya
  15
Ujas
  16
Krushi Vistar Samiksha
  17
Go Darshan
  18
Unnat Krushi
  19
Loksaravani
  20
Gujarat Bagayat Vikash Parishad
  21
Narmada Kishan Parivarpatra
  22
Gujarat – Vikasatu vaividhya pakshik
  23
Krushi mitra
  24
Umiya parivar

Vermicompost Unit

We have developed Vermi compost unit in KVK Farm. it is used for demonstration purpose and production of unit are utilised for farm and Nursery. 

Ornament of our KVK – Nursery:

The nursery of our campus is the born place of Krishi Vigyan Kendra. Before initiation of KVK, Foundation has started Nursery in the 2002 as part of Krishi Vikash Kendra which was managed by the Mehsana District Education Foundation. The prime objective of their :

  • To grow seedling as required by the farmers  of surrounding village
  • To grow seedling for the afforestation development  programme  of MDEF
  • To demonstrate various practices to the visiting farmers.

 

The KVK was sanction in 2005 and after that Nursery was transfer under administrative control of KVK from MDEF. Now we have large scale nursery in about 0.5 ha  area. About 75000 seedling raising capacity  have been developed with pakka agronet shed  with sprinkler and fogger. In addition to that one germination chamber  and vermi compost unit  have been developed  for demonstration purpose.



Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Mehsana 2013-14