SALIENT ACHIEVEMENTS OF KRISHI VIGYAN KENDRA, UNDI, WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT.

SUPPLY OF QUALITY PADDY FOUDATION SEED OF LEADING VARIETIES TO THE FARMERS - Every year around 600 quintals of quality paddy foundation seed of leading varieties is being supplied to the farmers of West Godavari, East Godavari and Krishna districts and also to other districts of the state.

TRAINING PROGRAMMES IS BEING CONDUCTED FOR FARMERS, RURAL YOUTH AND EXTENSION PERSONNEL IN AGRICULUTRE, HORTICULTURE AND FISHERIES AT KVK AS WELL AS AT VILLAGE LEVEL.

THE SALINE SOIL OF KVK HAS BEEN IMPROVED AND MADE IT SUITABLE TO CULTIVATING PADDY AND OTHER CROPS.

PROMOTION OF OWN YOUR OWN SEED PRODUCTION / SELF SEED PRODUCTION BY FARMERS - This programme made the farmers self sufficient in producing their own seed and relieved the farmers from the clutches of spurious seed.

POPULARIZATION OF GREEN MANURE SESBANIA, PILLI PESARA etc.,.

NEW PADDY VARIEITIES TESTED- MTU 1061, MTU 1064, MTU 1071, MTU 1075, MTU 1121, MTU 1112, RP Bio 226, NLR 3083, JGL 18047, MCM 100, 101 etc.

RICE NEW TECHNOLOGY – “SRI TECH” INTRODUCED IN THE LARGEST AREA IN THE STATE & REFINED AND STANDARDISED THE SYSTEM OF RICE INTENSIFICATION  TECHNOLOGY – SRI.

ESTABLISHMENT OF AGRICULTURAL INFORMATION CENTRE FOR THE BENEFIT OF FARMERS.

SUCESSFULLY INTRODUCED AND PROMOTED GOOD QUALITY PADDY FINE GRAIN NEW VARIETIES – BPT 5204, JGL 17098, NLR 34449, .

PROMOTION AND ESTABLISHMENT OF  NUTRITION GARDEN CONCEPT.

PROMOTED NEW VEGETABLES LIKE CARROT, CAULIFLOWER, CAPSICUM, BRACOLLI, RED CABBAGE, BEETROOT ETC. IN WEST GODAVARI DELTA AREA.

PROMOTED SCAMPI CULTIVATION – ALL MALE CULTURE.

REARING OF NEW BIRDS (Turkeys, Vanaraja, Gramapriya and quails) INTRODUCED

PROMOTED COST REDUCTION INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT (IPM) TECHNOLOGIES IN PADDY.

TIMELY ADVISES THROUGH PRINT AND ELECTRONIC MEDIA SAVED THE FARMERS AGAINST NATURAL CALAMATIES, EXTENT OF CYCLONE, DROUGHT AND OTHER SITUATION.

INTEREST CREATED AMONG THE FARMING COMMUNITY ABOUT NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN AGRICULTURE, HORTICULUTURE AND FISHERIES.

IN PADDY CROP PESTICIDES CONSUMPTION DECREASED AFTER THE INTERVENTION KVK AND IT IS RESTRICTED TO TIMELY AND NEED BASED APPLICATION.

FISH AND PRAWN FARMERS ADOPTED SCIENTIFIC MANAGEMENT PRACTICES.

Introduction and promotion of drudgery reducing technologies like bhendi plucker, improved cap, improved sickle for farm women.

conducting vocational training programmes for income generation activities LIKE TAILORING, PAINTING & EMBROIDERY, FISH & PRAWN PICKLES, BANANA FIBER EXTRACTION & PREPARATION OF HANDICRAFTS.