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Facilities at KVK

General Facilities

Infrastructure/Buildings: The KVK has very well developed administrative building having training hall, library, Office Space.


Automatic Weather Station /Meteorological Unit

This automatic weather station at KVK records daily minimum & maximum temperature, humidity, rainfall, evaporation rate etc. It also provides information for weather forecasts and agro advisory based on the forecast. This data can be made available to farmers on demand, free of cost for working out the water requirements of the plants & prediction of plant diseases due changes in weather.
Farmers’ Hostel

The KVK has a farmers’ hostel that can accommodate more than 30 farmers’ at a time. The facilities are also available on nominal charges to outside farmers who visit us during study tours.

KVK Sales counter

One of the mandates of KVK is to provide genuine and good quality seed/planting material. To fulfill this object KVK has exclusive sales counter to sell all the KVK products and Farm Products.

Instructional Farm
The KVK possesses about 50 acres of farm land that is fully under cultivation of crops relevant to this 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 and undertake trials before their transfer to farmers’ fields. After careful planning and analysis of soil types, the farm was divided into three major blocks such as Horticulture, Seed Production and Nursery unit. Thereafter, planting of mother plants of horticulture crops such as mango, sapota, guava, amla, custard apple, pomegranate, figs etc was undertaken. The plantation was completed in the year 2009. In seed production block, crops like french beans, onion, radish, cowpea, tomato and chili are being grown. Now the entire farm is operated on drip irrigation system for which the water storage tank of 1 Lakh Litres capacity has been established.