Krishi Vigyan Kendras are established by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi to accomplish the job of transfer of technology in the field of agriculture for the benefit of farming community in general. The basic objective is to increase the agricultural production in the country and to improve the living standard of people.
Krishi Vigyan Kendra is a district level organization engaged in transfer of latest technologies to the farming community of the district. KVK acts as a bridge between the research organization and farmers that works for solving the location specific problems (issues) of farming community in agriculture and allied fields.
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Ajmer is one of the grass root level technology transfer institute sanctioned by ICAR working under the aegis of newly established Sri Karan Narendra Agriculture University, Jobner, Jaipur and Dr. N.S. Rathore is the founder Vice-Chancellor of this University.
The KVK Ajmer was established in August, 1992 with the mandates of technology transfer, refinement and training in agriculture and other allied fields to cater the needs of farming community of Ajmer district. The inauguration of administrative building was done by Dr. R.S. Paroda, the then DG, ICAR and Secretary DARE on 22nd March 1997.
The major objectives of KVK is to organize need based and skill oriented training programmes for practicing farmers and farm women by the principles of “Learning by doing” and “Teaching by doing”. Considerable amount of work has been done by the KVK by way of transferring technologies related to arable rainfed and vegetable based production system through trainings, on farm testing (OFTs), front line demonstrations (FLDs) and other extension activities.
KVK Ajmer is headed by Programme Coordinator Dr. Dinesh Arora who is a Professor of Agronomy. Under his able leadership, a team of multidisciplinary scientists are working in participatory mode with various segments of farming community to achieve mandates of KVK through training, demonstration, on farm testing activities etc.
The KVK possess 10.75 ha. of land. The land is divided into two parts as National Highway No. 8 passes across the KVK farms.
To accomplish the mandates given by ICAR, KVK Ajmer has identified major thrust areas as follows.
Organize programmes to enhance adoption of seed spices cultivation.
The Ajmer district is located centrally in the Rajasthan state between 25038’ to 26056’ north latitudes and 73054’ to 75022’ east longitude with an area of 8481 sq.km. The average height from sea level of the district ranges from 280-370 mt. and the length and width of the district is 185 km and 110 km, respectively. It is bounded in north by Nagaur district, south by Bhilwara district, east by Tonk and Jaipur and West by Pali district. Ajmer falls in agro-climatic zone III ‘A’ semi-arid-eastern plain zone encompasses Ajmer, Jaipur, Dausa & Tonk districts.
International yoga day, Soil day, Food day, PMFBY, Pre seasonal, SAC Meeting
The Krishi Vigyan Kendra celebrate and conduct awareness programme on International Yoga day (21st June), World food day (16th October), World soil day celebration (5th December) during each year. Also conduct two preseasonal training programme, SAC meeting and other awareness programme for farmers, Farm women and Rural youth during every year.
Dr. Dinesh AroraSenior Scientist Head Prof. (Agronomy)
Dr. S. K. SharmaProf. (Entomology)
Dr. Ramakant SharmaAsstt. Prof. (Extn. Edu.)
Dr. Raghavendra PorwalAsstt. Prof. (Horticulture)
Dr. D. S. BhatiAsstt. Prof. (Extn. Edu.)
Sh. A. P. MathurProgramme Assistant
Sh. Dheeraj DadwaniProgramme Assistant
Sh. Ghanshyam DasAgriculture Supervisor
Sh. Raja RamDriver
Sh. Jeeva RamPeon
Sh. Hanuman SinghPeon
Contact Us : Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Tabiji Farm, N.H. No. 8, Beawar Road, Dist : Ajmer – 305 206 (Rajasthan) INDIA