Accomplishments

  • KVK got Second rank at Zonal level during 2001amongst the KVKs of Zone-I
  • KVK got Third rank at Zonal level during   2003 amongst the KVKs of Zone-I
  • KVK received National Best KVK Award (2005-06) of ICAR in December, 2008.
  • The entrepreneurial activities and training has a great impact and approximately 45%rural youth adopted different agro-based enterprises (Beekeeping, dairy unit, Vermicompost unit, Mushroom unit, Motor winding workshops etc.) for self employment and income generation.

 

The Impact of Front Line Demonstration Programme:

  • The yield of field crops increased from 12% to15 % in general.
  • Pigeon pea crop area increased to more than 1200 ha in the district.
  • Barley crop covered more than 2500 ha.
  • Area under gram increased to 300 ha.
  • Summer moong included in Rice-wheat cropping system.
  • Marigold occupied more than 500 ha during kharif due to high remunerative value.
  • Adoption of high yielding varieties like Pusa-1121,1509 in Rice, Pusa-2001, 2002 in Arhar ,Pusa-1103 in Gram,BH-393 in Barley, and HD-2932 & 2967 in Wheat, Pusa Vijay in Mustard by the farmers in adopted area.
  • Farmers started adopting IPM practices to control insect-pests & diseases in cereals, vegetables, pulse and fruits crops. 
  • Farmers started balanced used of fertilizer application in crops on soil test basis.
  • Women empowerment programmes helped in increasing income of farm women up to Rs.10000-12000/- per annum through stitching & tailoring.
  • The SHG formed and trained by KVK has started working. The KSHITIZ group working with Soya nut is earning Rs. 20-22 thousand per month. The other group ARZOO working with spices & pickles is earning Rs. 40-45 thousand per month.

 

 

  • Introduced newly released high yielding varieties of crops &vegetables viz. in Rice (Pusa-1509), Wheat (HD-2967), Mustard (Pusa Vijay), Gram (Pusa-1103), Pea (Azad P-1).
  • Registered farmers Seed Company established through ITMU and seed production started on PPP mode.
  • Established 19 hi-density orchards of guava and Kinnow.
  • The E. Connectivity started in October, 2010 and weekly messages related to crop production, crop protection, horticulture and animal husbandry are being sent to 1128 registered famers under Kisan Mobile Sandesh (KMS) programme of KVK.
  • KVK started innovative programme for school boys/girls in modern agro-technologies by establishing crop cafeteria in schools, visit of KVK farm and organizing interactive lecture on avenues in agriculture sector.
  • KVK has established 10 net house, one shed net and five poly houses  at farmers field especially vegetable growers for seedling production of early vegetable crops and getting 20-25%more remuneration than normal sown vegetables.
  • A new demonstration and refinement of conservation agriculture technologies for wheat based cropping system has been started from Rabi: 2010-11. The zero till drill & raised bed planter was used for the varieties recommended for conservation agriculture (DBW-17, HD-2967and PBW-550 etc.)
  • Established Agro-processing unit and value addition of fruits & vegetable unit for training and production of value added products on partnership mode. Also linked with market for selling the produce.
  • Farmers started using mineral mixture in cattle feed which resulted in reduction in mineral deficiency and increase in milk production.
  • The average milk production increased to 15-20% due to effective dairy development programme. The horizontal expansion of dairy unit establishment in the district took place. More than 800 mini dairies and about 60 hi-tech dairies have been established in the Gurgaon district.
  • No outbreak has been observed during last ten years of FMD and haemerrhagic septicemia due to proper vaccination programme.
  • Calf mortality has been reduced due to proper and timely deworming of calves.
  • Breeds of cattle and buffalo have been improved through Artificial Insemination methods of breeding
  • Farmers have become more aware about health of their animals and using mobile phones for getting their queries and satisfied from experts of KVK.