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KVK Kotputali

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kotputli

Sri Karan Narendra Agriculture University, Jobner, Jaipur Raj.

 

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Gonera-Kotputli was established at Kotputli Tehsil of Jaipur district on 28 March 2012 by ICAR. Before this KVK was started in 13 January 1989 under Rajasthan Agricultural University with 76.06 ha land. But due to government policy i.e. one KVK in one District, this KVK was closed in 2004.

Apart from conducting demonstrations on various improved practices, KVK also involve in FLD, OFT, training of school dropout extension functionaries, farm women and rural youth on different subject like horticulture, agronomy, home science, animal husbandry and other enterprise. District Jaipur –II  comes under semi arid Eastern plain, soil are sandy to sandy loam and normal rainfall 541 mm. Which directly affect on the agricultural production as well as cropping pattern of the areas. The Krishi Vigyan Kendra operated in seven tehsils (Kotputli, Paota, Shahpura, Viratnagar, Amer, Bassi and Jamuwaramgarh ) of Jaipur district.

PROFILE OF UNIT HEAD

Lt.Col(Dr.) Supern Singh Shekhawat did his M.Sc (Agri.) , Ph.D from Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner. Earlier worked as an Assistant Manager, Ramgarh Resort and Polo Complex, Jaipur and playing member of Indian Polo Association. After Clearing Service Selection Board he got commission in Territorial Army. During his tenure in Territorial Army, he served in very hostile environment of J&K. He got three service medals for this distinguished service in Territorial Army. He is still continuing in Territorial Army.

 In the year2006 he got selected as an Assistant Professor in SD Agricultural University, Sardarkrushinagar, Dantiwada, Banaskantha, Gujarat. He served as Assistant Professor for 6 year and got selected as Associate Professor at College of Agriculture Tharad, Banaskantha. He has guided 4 master research, published many research papers in national and international journals and prepared  two practical manuals during his tenure at S.D Agriculture university.

After serving 12 years at Gujarat he got an opportunity to serve in Rajasthan and got selected as Senior Scientist and Head at Krishi Vigyan Kender , Kotputli of Shri Karan Narander Agriculture University, Jobner in 2018 and serving till date. He has published several popular articles and folders pertaining to agriculture.       

 

Mandate: The mandate of KVK is technology assessment and demonstration for its application and capacity development.

Activities:

  1. On-farm testing to assess the location specificity of agriculture technological under various farming systems.
  2. Frontline demonstrations to establish production potential of technologies on the famer’s field.
  3. Capacity development of farmers and extension personnel to update their knowledge and skills on modern agricultural technologies.
  4. To work as knowledge and resources centre of agricultural technologies for supporting initiatives of public, private and voluntary sector on improving the agricultural economy of the district.
  5. Provide farm advisories using ICT and other media means on varied subjects of interest to farmers.

Thrust area/ priority

  1. To increases and sustain the productivity of different crops by seed  treatment for controlling pests and diseases, plant protection measures and fertilizer, water and weed management through farmers training programmes.
  2. Popularization of improved and hybrid varieties of vegetables their package of practices, establishment of new and management of old orchards and Hi-tech horticulture.
  3. To increases milk production by management and feeding of milch animals, selection of improved breed and providing good hygienic conditions to the farm animals .
  4. Nutrition management of farm families by establishing kitchen garden and by creating  awareness about food preservation techniques.
  5.  To organize skill oriented training on diversification in agriculture and food processing.
  6. Farmer’s capacity building and women empowerment by formation of FIG and SHG. Entrepreneurship development in agriculture and allied discipline.

 

Staff of  KVK- Gonera, Kotputli

 

S.No.

Photo

Name of Faculty/Staff

Designation

Specialization

Email

Mobile

1

Lt.Col(Dr.) Supern Singh Shekhawat

Senior Scientist and Head

Ext.Edu.

shekhawatsupern@hotmail.com

ssshekhawatsupern@sknau.ac.in

pc.kvk.gonera@sknau.ac.in

9408660365

2

Dr Ram Pratap

SMS Agronomy

Agronomy

rpyadav.kvk.gonera@sknau.ac.in

8504920051

 

Dr Santosh Devi Samota

SMS Agri Extension

Ext.Edu.

santosh.ext@sknau.ac.in

6367174712

4

Dr Renu Kumari Gupta

SMS Plant Protection

Plant Protection

ihitc.renugupta@gmail.com

7742724624

 

Dr Sardar Mal Yadav

STA

Farm Manager

PBG

smyadav66@gmail.com

9414851892

AEIS URL:-

S.No

Name of scientist

Designation

EmpID

Profile URL as created on AEIS Portal

1.

Dr Supern Singh Shekhawat

Senior Scientist and Head

U/2018/50

https://aeis.icar.gov.in/SUPERN775

 

2.

Dr Ram Pratap

SMS Agronomy

T/97/19157

 https://aeis.icar.gov.in/Ram771

3.

Dr Suresh Chand Kantwa

SMS LPM

U/2018/5010

 https://aeis.icar.gov.in/Suresh773

4.

Dr Santosh Devi Samota

SMS Agri Extension

U/2018/5064

 https://aeis.icar.gov.in/santosh774

 

5.

Dr Yogendra Kumar Meena

SMS Horticulture

U/2018/5063

 https://aeis.icar.gov.in/Yogendra763

 

6.

Dr Renu Kumari Gupta

SMS Plant Protection

U/2020/6000

 https://aeis.icar.gov.in/Renu772


 

Last Updated : 03 Dec 2022