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ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute (ATARI), Jodhpur is one of the 11 ICAR-ATARIs formerly known as Zonal Project Directorates (ZPDs) functioning under Division of Agricultural Extension. ICAR has established a vast network of KVKs all over the country under the administrative control of various ICAR institutes, State Agricultural Universities (SAUs), State Department of Agriculture, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and other institutes for implementing the central governmental projects/schemes. In the Zone, 7 Agricultural Technology Information Centres (ATICs) are working for delivering the “Single Window” delivery system. Since, Zonal Project Directorate has been elevated as ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute (ATARI), the mandates of ICAR-ATARI has also been changed where socio-economic research is one of the integral components.

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Agriculture is a dynamic field marked by new technological advances. This Krishi Vigyan Kendra (Farm Science Center) has been supporting farming communities for enhancing and sustaining their livelihoods by promotion of varied intervention in sphere of agro based livelihoods. ICAR sanctioned this KVK in year 2007 to Ambuja Cement Foundation (ACF) and thereafter recruited staff with fully functionalized since June 2008 at Kodinar for District Junagadh including newly formed Gir Somnath District of Gujarat state to ensure that farmers are abreast with technological advances for all agricultural needs.

Our KVK promotes agro based livelihoods by assisting farmer through regular mandatory activities like; training programmes, front line demonstrations, on farm testing, farm development and other extension activities. These activities help to bridging the gap between research and extension and equip farmers with latest development in agriculture field.

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The KVK comes under the zone V (Humid South Eastern Plain) of Rajasthan which covers a geographical area of about 2.7m. ha spread over Jhalawar, Kota, Bundi, Baran & part of Sawai Madhopur districts, out of which about 1.8m. ha is under cultivation. The percentage of irrigated area is only 25.5 and remaining comes under rainfed & dry land condition. The rain fall varies from 650mm to 1000mm. The max. mean daily temperature ranges from 24.5oC in the month of January & 42.6 oC in May & minimum 10oC in January & 19.7oC in month of May. The predominant soils of the zone has black soils of alluvial origin with clay loam to clay in texture in which some pockets are affected and encountered by ground water salinity.

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International yoga day, Soil day, Food day, PMFBY, Pre seasonal, SAC Meeting

The Krishi Vigyan Kendra celebrate and conduct awareness programme on International Yoga day (21st June), World food day (16th October), World soil day celebration (5th December) during each year. Also conduct two preseasonal training programme, SAC meeting and other awareness programme for farmers, Farm women and Rural youth during every year.

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Contact Us : Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Junagadh, PO.: Ambujanagar, Tal.: Kodinar, Dist : Gir Somnath – 362 715 (Gujarat) INDIA