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Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
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Krishi Vigyan Kendra
Vriddhachalam - 606 001
Cuddalore District
Tamil Nadu - India



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Honourable Prime minister speech and Pre - kharif Awareness cum training programme

  • KVK, Vridhachalam has arranged Cuddalore district farmers to see Honourable Prime minister speech has web casted at KVK,Vridhachalam on 20.6.18
  • Programme Coordinator has inaugurated this programme. All the Subject Matter Specialist and staff of KVK were participated in this programme.
  • Translator translates the Honourable Prime minister speech in local language Tamil.
  • Pre - kharif Awareness cum training programme has also conducted in the same day.
  • Training on Integrated farming system, micro irrigation, vermi composting, Pulse production technologies in order to doubling the farmer’s income was given to the farmers.
  • Demonstration on field water tube, leaf colour chart and coir composting were also done.
  • Farmers scientist interaction was also been conducted.
  • Totally 137 nos. of farmers, farm women were participated including 17 nos .of farm women in these programme.
  • A booklet on pulse production technologies was also released in this programme.
  • Finally vote of thanks was given by SMS (Agronomy).

Significant achievement

1. Field visit - Demonstration of COH (M) 8 maize in Cuddalore district

Programme Coordinator, SMS (Agron.) were visited the FLD on demonstration of COH (M) 6 maize hybrid in Cuddalore district at U. Agaram on 09.04.18.The crop is at maturity stage. Observation on no. of cobs/plant, cob length and cob girth were taken. Post harvesting processing was explained by the PC and SMS. The farmer was satisfied about the COH (M) 6 maize hybrid.

Field visit on Demonstration of Co H (M) 6 maize hybrid at Cuddalore district at U.Agaram on 9.4.18

2. OFT- Assessment of glycemic responses of Traditional Paddy varieties

The OFT trial was conducted at Ilamangalam village by Programme coordinator and Programme Asst (Technical) and the beneficiaries of age group below 45 were given rice flakes of traditional varieties viz., Mappillai samba and Red kavuni and finally blood glucose levels were analysed. The result of trial showed that the consumption of traditional varieties (Mappillai samba and Red kavuni) decreases the blood glucose level when compared to other rice variety.

OFT on Assessment of glycemic responses of Traditional Paddy varieties conducted at Illamangalam village on 12.4.18

Kisan Kalyan Karshala

The State Department of Agriculture has been requested to coordinate the activities of Kisan Kalyan Karyashala to be conducted on 2nd May, 2018 at Block/Mandal/Taluka/Thesil level through Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA) scheme.

As per the direction of the Director, ICAR-ATARI, Hyderabad, KVK Cuddalore joined hands with the Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA)/ Department of Agriculture Cuddalore in organizing 'Kisan Kalyan Karyashala' on 02.05.2018 and deputed Scientists to each block in Cuddalore District to deliver and discuss the strategies for 'Doubling of Farmer's Income by 2022.

In Cuddalore district Cuddalore, Nallur,Vridhachalam and Kattumanarkoil blocks were conducted the Kisan Kalyan Karshala on 2.5.2018.SMS(SST),SMS (Pl.pathology),PC and SMS(Agron.) were participated in the above meeting . The VIP s viz., Collector, JDA (Agriculture), JDA(Veterinary),DD quality control (Fertilizers), DD (Marketing), DD(Horticulture),JDA(Veterinary), Professor and Head, TANUVAS training centre, Cuddalore MLA (Kattumanarkoil), JDA (Agriculture), DD (GOI), DD(SS) AD (Veterinary), ADA quality control (fertilizers), DD (Marketing), AE2,ADH were participated in this programme. Totally 458 nos. of participants were participated in this programme.

Kisan Kalyan Karyashala at Rajendirapattinam,Vridhachalam block on 2.5.18-KVK,Vridhachalam –Technical speech by Programme Coordinator and SMS (Agron.)
Kisan Kalyan Karyashala at Nallur block on 2.5.18-KVK,Vridhachalam –Technical speech by SMS (Pl.Patho.)
News paper clippings about Kisan Kalyan Karyashala Published in Dinamalar News paper

World Honey bee day Celebration

World honey bee day has been celebrated by the KVK, Cuddalore on 20.05.2018 at Pudukuraipettai village Vridhachalam. In this programme inaugural address was given by Dr.S.Kannan, Programme Coordinator, KVK, Vridhachalam. Dr.G.Indiragandhi, Assistant professor (Entomology), RRS, Vridhachalam explained about the bee keeping method through honey extractor smoking and safe handling of honey bees. Dr.S.Maruthasalam, SMS (Plant pathology), KVK, Vridhachalam was explained about the benefits of honey and its medicinal value. All the staffs of KVK were also participated in this programme. Totally 65 nos. of farmers and farm women and members of SHGs were participated and benefitted by this programme. AAO of Vridhachalam, AAO of Kammapuram block were also participated and explained the schemes available in Department of Horticulture. Finally Dr.K.Venkatalakshmi , SMS(Agronomy) has given the vote of thanks.

Inaugural address by PC,KVK,Cuddalore Training on Bee keeping,AP(Entomology),RRS,Vridhachalam
Training on benefits of honey and its medicinal value by SMS(Plant pathology),KVK,Vridhachala Demonstration of safe handling of honey bees
News paper clippings –World honey bee day

Field day

Field day conducted FOR FLD-Demonstration of COH (M) 6 maize hybrid at Cuddalore district at Keezakalpoondi on 4.5.18. SMS (Agronomy) was explained about the special characters of COH (M) 6 maize hybrid and latest technologies of maize .The farmers were visualized the high yield obtained from COH (M) 6 maize hybrid. Totally 21 nos. of farmers were participated in the field day.FPO cereals, Mangalore chairman and members of this FPO were also participated in the above programme.

Field day –FLD on Demonstration of COH (M) 6 maize hybrid at Cuddalore district.

Honourable Prime minister interaction with SHGs and farm women

  • KVK, Vridhachalam has arranged Cuddalore district farm women to see Honourable Prime minister speech has web casted at KVK,Vridhachalam on 12.07.18
  • Programme Coordinator has inaugurated this programme. All the Subject Matter Specialist and staff of KVK were participated in this programme
  • Translator translates the Honourable Prime minister speech in local language Tamil
  • Value addition in fruits training was also conducted on the same day for farm women
  • Demonstration on pineapple squash and mango jam were also done during the training programme
  • Totally 116 nos. of farm women were participated in this programme
Honourable Prime minister speech has web casted at KVK,Vridhachalam on 12.07.18
Training on Value addition in fruits

   
   
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