The socio-economic and technological profile of agriculture in the area of responsibility of the KVK
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Chomu (Jaipur) is run by Pragati Trust-Jaipur, a reputed voluntary organization established in 1993. The KVK is an innovative transfer of technology project is responsible for identifying and developing new technologies, according to local need and potential to increase the agriculture production and provide the basis for agro-based agriculture development, so as to increase per unit production under Crops, Livestock production, Dairy, Horticulture and allied Agriculture enterprises and ultimate to help the farmers in improving their living standard.
Operational area of this KVK encompasses 7 Development Blocks namely Govindgarh, Sambher, Dudu, Jhotwara, Sanganer, Phagi & Chaksu.
|Crop / Enterprise||Thrust area|
|Crop Production||Increasing Crop Production through improved agriculture techniques.|
|Crop Production||Sustainable Crop Production through Integrated Nutrient Management.|
|Vegetable Production||Vegetable Production under Drip irrigation|
|Crop and Vegetable Production||Integrated Pest Management in Crops and Vegetables.|
|Water Management||Water harvesting & water management techniques.|
|Seed Production||Production and distribution of quality seed & planting material.|
|Dairy Management||Increasing productivity of Dairy Animals through Breeding, Feeding & Health Management.|
|Horticulture||Diversification through horticultural and flower crop|
|Horticulture||Introduction of Hi-Tech Horticlture Techniques|
|Milk Production||Value addition & post harvest technology of agro and milk products.|
|Women Empowerment||Women empowerment through self help groups & income generating activities.|
|Organic Faming||Popularization of organic farming for sustainable agriculture.|
|Animal Husbandry||Popularizing of back yard poultry farming and goatry among weaker section.|
|Soil Science||Reclamation of problematic soils through use of soil amendments.|
Mandates of the KVK
- Conducting “On-Farm- Testing” for identifying technologies in terms of location specific sustainable land use systems.
- Organize training to update the extension personnel with emerging advances in agricultural research on regular basis.
- Organise short and long-term vocational training courses in agriculture and allied vocations for the farmers and rural youths with emphasis on “Learning by doing” for higher production on farms and generating self-employment.
- Organize frontline demonstrations on various crops to generate production data andfeedback information.