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INFRASTRUCTURE


The administrative building is established with a layout of 365 sq.m plinth area to accommodate staff room, training hall, Soil water testing laboratory, Library and trainees hostel. The centre is fully supported with ERNET connectivity for modern communication means like videoconferencing, kisan mobile advisory service etc. The centre has various demonstration units apart from above said facilities.

1.ERNET FACILITY


For effective and rapid ICT enabled communication the centre is provided with separate online ERNET connectivity.


2.TRAINING HALL



As one of the foremost and important mandatory activity the centre provides training (On-campus, Off-campus, Vocational training and training to extension functionaries) to the farmers, farm women, rural youth and officials of line departments on various technologies pertaining to crop and related enterprise. To conduct the above said trainings a separate training hall has been established to accommodate 60 participants. The hall is furnished with AV aids to support lectures in the form of powerpoint presentation and DVD enhanced with audio via LCD projection for easy understanding of technology and concept.

3.SOIL WATER TESTING LABORATORY



The centre is equipped with soil testing laboratory to diagnose soil health and other essential parameters and accordingly suitable recommendation is given in the form of soil health card & water quality report so as to adhere recommended practice to enhance production and productivity.

4.DEMONSTRATION UNITS

Inorder to have practical and technical know-how on different income generating enterprises among the trainees & visitors, various demonstration units viz; a) Vermicompost unit, b) Shade net nursery, c) Mushroom unit and d) Tent type solar fish drier have been established in the office premises in an area of 0.40 ha.

(a) Vermicompost unit

Shed size : 500 sq.ft
Capacity : 30 tonnes per year





(b) Shade net nursery

Unit size : 200 sq.m.
Capacity : 80,000 seedlings per batch





(c) Mushroom unit

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(d) Tent type solar fish drier

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FARM

The centre has farm land of 16 acres exclusively established for model orchard, demonstration plots, cafeteria, and various research trials. The KVK farm is equipped with automatic weather station for easy and quick access of daily weather parameters.



Arial view of the farm outlay



Automatic weather