Infrastructure

The facilities and services rendered by Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Madurai

Infrastructure

KVK has the following Infra structure facilities;

Administrative Building

  • It houses KVK office to look after establishment, accounts, purchase, with respect to training and demonstration activities.

  • The training hall has all modern audio visual equipments which can accommodate 120 participants.

  • The computer centre caters to the needs of day to day correspondence, linkage with other state development departments, private organizations and NGOs through internet facility.

Demonstration Farm

  • The KVK, Madurai has a 18.80 hectare farm to demonstrate the latest technologies recommended by the University. Mostly high yielding varieties in Rice, pulses, oilseeds, fodder, fruits and vegetables. Drudgery and labour saving implements supplied by the University are demonstrated in the farm. 

Soil & Water Testing Lab

  • A well equipped soil, water and plant testing laboratory is available in the KVK. The soil and water samples of the farmers are analyzed in the laboratory at nominal fee (Soil Rs.25/-, Water Rs.10/-) given to the farmers.

Demo Unit

  • Several Demo units has developed for farmers and entrepreneurs for learning of technologies and its package of practices.

Shade Net Nursery

  • To Stress the necessity of uniform vigorous seedlings for higher productivity of vegetables, trainings on nursery techniques are imparted to the farmers. A model shade net nursery is available which is used for giving hands-on training to the farmers using portrays under protected cultivation.

E - Connectivity

  • Well equiped E-Connectivity facilitates for the exchange of technologies required for the farmers among the KVK’s across the country.

Library

  • KVK has well equipped library with related journals, newsletters, technical bulletins and research publications to enrich the knowledge of the farmers in the field of agriculture. The CDs of modern technologies on various aspects are also available in the library.

Farmers Hostel

  • A farmer’s hostel with a capacity to accommodate 40 farmers cooking facility is available in our KVK.
Staff Quarters
  • Six numbers of Staff quarters are available in the campus for housing the technical Team.

 

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