Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Bhadrak

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Bhadrak was established in 2004 at Ranital under OUAT, Bhubaneswar (100% ICAR) with a total land area of 22.39 ha.

MANDATES OF KVK
The mandates of KVK are Technology Assessment, Refinement and Demonstration for its Application and Capacity Development. The above mandates are accomplished by conducting following activities.

a)    On-farm testing to assess the location specificity of agricultural technologies under various farming systems.
b)    Frontline demonstrations to establish production potential of technologies on the farmers’ fields.
c)    Capacity development of farmers and extension personnel to update their knowledge and skills on modern agricultural technologies.
d)    To work as Knowledge and Resource Centre of agricultural technologies for supporting initiatives of public, private and voluntary sector in improving the agricultural economy of the district.
e)    Provide farm advisories using ICT and other media means on varied subjects of interest to farmers

ADVISORY FOR FARMERS

 

 

In addition, KVK produce quality technological products (seed, planting material, bio-agents, livestock) and make it available to farmers, organize frontline extension activities, identify and document selected farm innovations and converge with ongoing schemes and programmes within the mandate of KVK.

Our Activities

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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