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KVK Bulandshahr SAC Meeting discussed on Doubling Farmers Income

KVK Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh recently organized its annual Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) Meeting wherein they held discussions on ways to double farmers’ income. The meeting also focused on how farmers could be given the benefit of various government schemes.

KVK Bulandshahr is situated at NH-91, which is roughly 72 km away from the National Capital, New Delhi. Mr. Shiv Singh, head of the KVK looks after all the activities and programmes run there. Recently

Dr. S. K. Sachan, Director Extension of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology said government is presently running many agricultural schemes with the aim of helping the cultivators and doubling their income by 2022. During the meeting, a tribute was given to the CRPF jawans who were killed in the recent Pulwama attack. 

Deputy Director RP Singh, District Agriculture Officer, Ashwini Kumar Singh, District Sugarcane officer, DK Saini, Dr. BR Singh were also present in the SAC meeting.

List of activities that are conducted at KVK Bulandshahr:

  • Training, demonstration

  • On Farm Trail

  • Seed Production

  • Diagnostic visits

  • Field Day

  • Kisan Ghosthi, Kisan Mela

  • Scientists’ visit to farmers field

  • Plant/animal health camps

  • Farm Science Club

  • Ex-trainees Sammelan

  • Farmers’ seminar/workshop

  • Farmers visit to KVK

  • Kharif and Rabi Abhiyan

Various institutions are involved with KVK Bulandshahr including the Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Husbandry departments, IFFCO, NGOs, DASP, ATMA and Cooperative banks.

farmers

Area, Production & Productivity of main crops cultivated in the district

S.N.

Crop

Area (ha)

Production (Qtl)

Productivity (Qtl /ha)

1.

Wheat

197779

7978404

40.34

2.

Sugarcane

51473

30495693

592.46

3.

Paddy

74681

1753509

23.48

4.

Maize

53783

1213344

22.56

5.

Pigeon Pea

10795

70923

6.57

6.

Rape Seed& Mustard

8013

95675

11.94

7.

Moong

1962

12949

6.60

8.

Potato

7558

1423322

188.32

Krishi Vigyan Kendra is an agricultural extension centre established by the Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) along with its affiliated institutions at district level to offer different types of farm support to the rural farmers as well as youths through various training and awareness programmes.                                                           



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