Seedlings of Teak, Acacia, Mangium, Papaya, Drumsticks & Medicinal Plants avaialble at KVK, Bhadrak.

Vermicompost & Vermi culture available for sale. 


Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Bhadrak

Bhadrak subdivision of the undivided Balasore district became a new district on 1st April 1993 vide Revenue Department Notification No. DRC-44/93.14218/R dated 27th March 1993 of Government Odisha

Bhadrak having a rich heritage and history derives its name as legend has it, from the Goddess Bhadrakali whose temple stands on the bank of the river Salandi. This district is bounded by Balasore district in the north, Jajpur district and river Baitarani is in the south, Keonjhar district is in the west and Bay of Bengal and Kendrapada district is in the east. With a population of 13,32,000 as per provisional figure of 2001 census. A number of deltaic rivers viz. Salandi, Baitarani, Kansabansa,Gamol, Mantei, Genguti, Kochila, Reba and Kapali pass through and around the District.

District Agriculture at A Glance

Agro Climatic Zone

North East Coastal Plain zone

Agro Ecological Situation

  1. Alluvial Canal Irrigated
  2. Low Lying Flood Prone
  3. Saline Soil Group

Geographical Area (ha)



Cultivable Land (ha)



Cropping Intensity


Irrigated Area





Total Freshwater Area (ha)


Freshwater Pisciculture water area (ha)


Total Brackish Water Area (ha)


Brackish water Pisciculture water area (ha)


Coastline (Km)



Small & Marginal - 82%

Avg. Land Holding (ha)


Climatic vulnerable blocks

Chandbali - Cyclone, Flood and Drought

Dhamnagar and Tihidi - Cyclone, Flood

Major Crops

Rice, Blackgram, Greengram, Mustard, Sunflower, Sesame, Jute, Vegetable crops & Fruit crops

Major Enterprises

Pisciculture, Dairy, Poultry, Mushroom

Our Activities





Soil Science

Plant Protection


Fishery Science

Women Empowerment

Agriculture Extension




















of Teak stumps preparation


Integrated Weed management in rice


technology for

raising Azolla nursery



Biofloc  based 

fish farming (RY)

Crop planning and

method of vegetable

seedling production

for nutritional garden




of bamboo species


Weed and nutrient management under direct seeded rice





Cultivation practices

of paddy straw mushroom

by using loose straw









Storage loss minimization

techniques of pulses









Skill training on Mushroom

Production (RY)




ICM in rice under flood affected areas


production and its uses

Pesticide management (IS)

Moisture  conservation methods during summer in fruit crops

Pre and post

stocking water quality management

Disease and pest management in paddy straw mushroom


Flora management

for honeybees


Preparation of mat nursery and mechanical transplanting (RY)


technology for

raising Azolla nursery



Six species composite carp culture

Humidity and temperature management in paddy straw mushroom beds








Round the  year stunted  fingerling production (RY)

Skill training on Mushroom Production (RY)








Stocking and nursery pond management for minimizing mortality (RY)





Herbicide management (IS)



and its uses

Integrated pest management in rice

Use of  growth regulator in cucurbits

Preventive  and  curative  measures for  common  fish diseases

Preparation of moringa powder for income generation of WSG

Formation and management

of SHGs


practices of fodder species



Method of soil

sampling, analysis and

interpretation of results (RY)



Feed   and  feeding management  in  composite  fish farming

Packaging technology in mushroom

Formation and management

of SHGs (IS)







Biofloc  based  fish farming (RY)





Weed management in rice (IS)

Vermicomposting & vermiwash

production (RY)


Weed management in vegetables

Fish  farming  in community  ponds

Brooding management of poultry chicks by women SHGs

Income generating activities for rural women


operations of  Acacia spp.





Nursery raising in horticultural crops in horticultural crops (RY)

Cultural practices for improving growth rate of fishes.



of ICT in agriculture






Protected cultivation (IS)

Preparation  of  low  cost  balanced  feed  using  available ingredients (RY)





Zero till planting and line planting in greengram


Integrated pest management in bitter gourd

Types of flower and pollination behaviour

Management of  pond  bottom  for increasing  productivity  in  fish farming

Household food security by Nutritional gardening (IS)

ICM in marigold

Management of seasonal and

perennial components in the IFS unit




IPM strategy for management of leaf curl and mealy bug in papaya


Production  of  dry  fish  using  solar  drier (RY)






Role of natural

farming & promotion

of ITKs in  maintaining

soil health and quality of produce


Grafting in vegetable crops

Alternate low cost farm made fish feed

Cultivation practices of different varieties of oyster mushroom


development and formation

of farmers






production and its uses



Management of Plankton in  fish culture pond

Income generation activities for empowerment of rural Women  (IS)




Nutrient and weed management in green gram

Role of biofertilizer in

special reference

to organic farming in vegetable crops

IPM in brinjal

ICM in potato



Use of ITK

in agriculture



Integrated crop management in sunflower









Integrated crop management in sunflower



Use of PGR in  Horticultural crops (IS)







Nutrient management in sunflower

IPM in sunflower


Modern  approaches in  fish farming techniques (IS)






Nutrient management through Soil Health Card and its interpretation (IS)



BMP  in  shrimp farming (IS)






Recycling of farm wastes (IS)











Natural farming (RY)





Our Success Stories

Multiple Cropping Pattern in Pisciculture

Off season mushroom production in low cost poly-houses

Mechanized Direct Seeded Rice

Relay cropping in vegetable cultivation

Our Staff

Dr Aurovinda Das

Dr Aurovinda Das working as Sr Scientist & Head in various KVKs under OUAT, Bhubaneswar since 2011. He started his profession career when joined as Asst. Professor in Agronomy in College of Agriculture, Bhubaneswar (OUAT) in 2005. He obtained his M.Sc (Agronomy) and Ph.D (Agronomy) from IARI, New Delhi. He has teaching, research and extension experience in the field of agronomy, Soil Science and allied sciences. Contributed significantly in promotion of pertinent technologies through KVK viz. resource conservation technology such as zero till in mustard, mechanized direct seeded rice, mechanical transplanted rice, rice fallow technology, weed and fertilizer management in field crops etc. Under his leadership KVK, Bhadrak received Best KVK Award 2016-17 at state level and Zonal Best KVK Award 2017-18 for the ICAR Zone V.

Dr. Biswa Ranjan Samantaray

M.F.Sc from CIFE(Deemed University), Mumbai from 1999-2001. Three years research Experience as SRF in the premier Aquaculture institute, CIFA, Kausalyganga, Bhubaneswar, Odisha from 2001-2004. As a officer in the Fisheries department, Govt. of Odisha from 2004-2006. Working as a Scientist (Fishery Sc.) in KVKs under OUAT from 2006. More than 18 years of experience in fish and fish seed production, Modern Disease diagnosis tools. Eleven Research Paper in International Journal. Twenty Research Paper in National Journal. Thirty five articles in reputed Rural Development Journals like Kurukshetra, LEISA India and Fishing Chimes.

Dr. Debiprasad Dash

University of Agriculture & Technology, Kumar Ganj, Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh in the year 1998, M.Sc. (Ag.) in Soil Science & Agril. Chemistry in the year 2000 at Banaras Hindu University, Senior Research Fellow in the ICAR (NATP) sponsored project from April, 2002 to June, 2004 and Ph.D. (Soil Science & Agril. Chemistry) in 2003 at Banaras Hindu University, Qualified in National Eligibility Test in Soil Science - Soil Chemistry/Fertility/Microbiology conducted by Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ICAR), New Delhi- Dr. Debiprasad Dash having experiences of development of organic projects, certification process along with technical guidance to various companies and organization from 2004 to 2009, from 2009 to 2014 worked as Scientist (Soil Science) in KVK, Balasore and from 2014 onwards continuing in the same position at KVK, Bhadrak. He gives more emphasis on recycling of locally available wastes, use of biofertilizer, green manuring to restore soil health.

Rojalin Mohanta

Rojalin Mohanta has completed M. Sc. (Ag. Extn.) College of Agriculture, OUAT and completed an enjoyable period of teaching experience at Institute of Agricultural Sciences, SOA (Deemed to be University). She has three research publications and expertise in Agriculture Extension.

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