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On 21 June 2018 International yoga day was celebrated by the centre. In the morning all the staff members and society members were gathered at conference hall. The instructor started the program with prayer followed by different yoga postures. The program was ended with YogNindra.
World environment day was celebrated on June 5, 2008 by organizing a discussion session on plastic and its harmful effects, wild life conservation. Lifestyle modifications to discourage plastic and encourage tree plantation. Various inputs by staff of KVK and Vidya Bhawan were put in suggesting ways to conserve environment. In the end, tree plantation was done at the venue..
On 24 May, 2018 For selection of new village and conduct OFT / FLD field visit to Gogunda and Jhadol block, conduct meeting and field visit to coriander field for oft and farmers problematic field.
On 22 May, 2018 CFLD allocated for the year Kharif 18-19, 20, 20, 35 hectare groundnut, til and black gram respectively. To complete this task and selection of new villages we visited and conduct meeting in Kotra and Falasiya block.
On 26 May, 2018 a workshop cum meeting conducted for formation as well as establishment of farmers producers organization at KVK Udaipur. 17 staff including farmers participated in the meeting. Sh. J. P. Sharma called as expert from BAIF, Udaipur.
VBKVK celebrate ICAR foundation day on 16 July 2016. This year VBKVK celebrate it with the students of IX standard of Vidya Bhawan Schools. Visiting students were given hand-on knowledge about plants structure of crops, life cycle of pest and insect, milking machine, adulteration detection of milk, dairy, goattary, various agricultural equipments/tools, container gardening, plants propagation methods and aqua-phonics. The information given was largely based upon the syllabus of the students. Total 207 students and teachers attended the celebration.
VBKVK organized a two day (02-03 June 2016) practical training programme sponsored by WASCO (Kumbhalgarh). The training was based on “Entrepreneurship Development in Women”. Practical demonstrations on preparation of Achaar, Papad and various types of Sharbats were conducted. The trainees were also instructed on various nuances of entrepreneurship development along with its obstacles and advantages. Total 18 tribal women from Kumbhalgarh participated in the training.
VBKVK organized a farmer’s fair on 4th April 2016 to spread awareness about the newly released scheme of the Government “Pradhan Mantri Fasal Beema Yojana”. The programme was inaugurated by Chief Guest Hon’ble Member of Parliament Sh Arjun Lal Meena. Sh Meena informed the farmers about the simplicity and profitability of PMFBY. He encouraged every farmer to take up this scheme and reduce the loss of crop damage. Special guest of the programme, Dr S.L. Mehta (Ex DDG, Edu. ICAR) also informed the famers about PMFBY being a farmer oriented insurance scheme in which the farmers need to pay only 2% of the premium for kharif crops, 1.5 % for rabi crops and 5% for horticultural crops. Sh Takhat Singh Shaktawat (Pradhan, Girva), Sh Deepak Sharma (Panchayat Samiti Member, Badgaon), Sh Ramesh Ameta (Deputy Director, Agriculture Dept.) and Sh Vijendra Singh (Area Manager, NABARD) also graced the occasion with their presence.
Vidya Bhawan Krishi Vigyan Kendra organized a state level Krishi Mela on 28th Feb 2016. Mela was based on the theme, “Higher Income from Judicious Use of Resources”. Dr A.K. Singh, DDG Agriculture Extension (ICAR, New Delhi) graced the occasion as chief guest. Main attractions of the fair were fruit orchards of kinnow, guava, pomegranate, mango etc., low tunnels, poly houses, varietal trials of wheat & gram, integrated pest management & kitchen and container gardening. Newly established milk processing lab was also inaugurated by the chief guest on this occasion. In his address, Dr Singh appreciated the efforts of Vidya Bhawan Krishi Vigyan Kendra and emphasized upon the importance of such farmer’s fairs as they serve as a very good platform to exhibit new technologies and innovations in agriculture to the farmers. VBKVK’s mentor Dr. S.L. Mehta in his address informed the farmers about the importance of KVK and encouraged them to visit KVK regularly. Exhibition was also organized in the fair in which MPUAT (Udaipur), Vidya Bhawan polytechnic college, Agriculture Department (State Govt.), IFFCO and many private companies set up stalls. Farmers from Mavli, Kurabad and Jhadol participated in the fair.
In order to increase the production of pulse crops, VBKVK, under National Food Security Mission, is conducting front line demonstrations of improved variety of Black Gram–Azad-3 on the fields of 93 farmers (20 ha) this Kharif season. Also, under RKVY, VBKVK is demonstrating Soya Bean variety JS 95-60 on the fields of 83 farmers in 20 hectares area. These demonstrations are being conducted in the villages of Mavli block.
International Soil Health Day was celebrated on 5th Dec 2015 at Jhadol. Soil health is very important in ensuring higher productivity for the farmers and hence, VBKVK tested about 250 samples and distributed the results in form of Soil Health Cards to the farmers on this occasion. In the programme, farmers were informed about the importance of soil health cards and were encouraged to follow the recommendations mentioned in the card on the basis of the results. Chief Guest of the programme Sh. Parasram Meghwal (Panchayat Samiti Member) appreciated the efforts done by VBKVK.
Vidya Bhawan Krishi Vigyan Kendra organized a one day exhibition on the Go Organic initiative on Sunday, 18th Oct. 2015 from 10 AM to 5 PM. It was yet another effort of VBKVK to spread awareness about growing organic vegetables in containers/bags on balconies, terraces etc. Information on vermicompost, vermi-tea, vermi-wash, organic ways of plant protection etc was also provided. Grow bags with seasonal vegetable plants like tomato, Brinal, Chilli, Cole crops, coriander, spinach and fenugreek were made available. With the growing use of pesticides and insecticides in vegetable cultivation, VBKVK also spread awareness people about the harmful effects of consuming such vegetables.
Vidya Bhawan Krishi Vigyan Kendra and College of Dairy and Food Science Technology (MPUAT, Udaipur) organized a three days training programme on Quality Protein Maize (QPM) products from 30-Oct-2015 to 03-10-2015. Maize being a staple in Udaipur region is very popular but is not nutritionally rich. QPM, on the other hand, not only provides better quality protein but can also help in checking malnutrition. With this thought, 33 women were trained in preparation of various products from QPM like Cakes, Sweet and Savory Biscuits, Khaman, Mathri etc.
Techno Park was the center of attraction on 03 March 2015, the third day of the Kisan Mela organised by Vidya Bhawan Krishi Vigyan Kendra at Badgaon. Around 150 varieties of 16 crops and various methods of mechanized farming were displayed in the Techno Park. The closing ceremony of the Kisan Mela was attended by around 800 farmers and 150 students from different schools.
Narrating their experience, farmers said that National Agriculture Innovation Project (NAIP) has been helpful in enhancing agriculture based income. Shri Mangu Singh, farmer from Manoharpura village, said that last year he sowed improved variety of Lady-fingers which earned him Rs.1.20 Lakhs. He then sowed Bitter Gourd as a relay crop and earned rupees forty three thousand.
On 02 March 2015, the second day of the Kisan Mela organized by Vidya Bhawan Krishi Vigyan Kendra at Badgaon, farmers were urged to give up chemical based fertilizers and take up organic farming instead. Shri Arjun Lal Meena, Member of Parliament (M.P.) of Udaipur, said that the farmers should get the soil of their fields tested and take advise from the agriculture experts on crops and bio-fertilizers.
Shri Shrinivasan, Regional Manager of SBI, Shri Khubilal Paliwal, Pradhan of Badgaon Panchayat Samiti and Shri Kailash Sharma, Sarpanch of Badgaon Gram Panchayat also addressed the farmers.
Large number of farmers visited the stalls of agriculture equipment producers, Maharana Pratap Agriculture and Technology University and voluntary organisations working in rural areas such as Seva Mandir, Vidya Bhawan Institute of Local Self Government and Responsible Citizenship etc.
Dr. S. Ayyappan, Secretary, DARE and DG, ICAR inaugurated the Kisan Mela organized by Vidya Bhawan Krishi Vigyan Kendra at Badgaon on 01 March 2015. The theme of the three-day Mela (1-3 March, 2015) was ‘Increasing income of farmers by new technologies’.
Dr. Ayyappan lauded the efforts of voluntary organisations, especially VBKVK for their sincere efforts towards technology dissemination under National Agricultural Innovation Project (NAIP). He said that farmers will continue to get ICAR support with new technologies, especially which insulate them from climate change. He emphasized for innovations that enhance the profitability of agriculture and income of farmers. Dr. Ayyappan interacted with the gathering of about 200 farmers who were benefited by the NAIP. Farmers narrated their stories and said that they are now earning 1-7 lakh rupees per annum because of new technologies provided to them under the project.
Shri Riaz Tehsin, President of Vidya Bhawan Society; Prof. Shanti Lal Mehta, Adviser to VBKVK and Dr. Anand Singh Jodha, CTO of VBKVK also addressed the gathering.
Different technologies such as low tunnel technology, polyhouse technology, raised bed planting, drip irrigation and vegetable cultivation for higher income were demonstrated during the Mela. In addition high yielding varieties of crops such as wheat, gram, mustard and 16 different varieties of vegetables were demonstrated which the farmers can adopt.
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