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International Women Day 2023

  International Women's Day was celebrated on 08-Mar-23 at Government Arts & Science College for Women, Aginayanapalli of Bargur Block, Krishnagiri based on the theme "Digital Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality".
  Dr. Pramila, Principal of Government Arts and Science College, Bargur welcomed the gathering and inaugurated the SHG Millet Exhibition and interacted on the importance of its celebration, history and significance of women empowerment in all of activity - sociality, politically & economically advancement of gender equality.
  Dr. T. Sundarraj, Senior Scientist & Head of ICAR - KVK, Krishnagiri highlighted the participants on digital marketing, digital technologies for marketing of the SHG products, gender gap in technological & digital marketing, significance of internet access and stressed the need of safe online to develop necessary digital skills for their career & livelihood advancement
  Dr. Gayathri Devi, HoD of FSM, interacted with students & women on gender, health, nutrition & security measures, digital education, ICT for social network and encouraging women with positive attitude & social empowerment. SHG women entrepreneur were honoured on this special occasion.
  Mrs. S. Poomathi, SMS (Home Science) of ICAR - KVK, Krishnagiri participated and briefed on the nutricereals, therapeutic uses, role of millets in daily life, value addition for enterprise development. There is severe incidence of malnutrition in women and children, nutritional disorder in rural areas, hence nutrition, counseling education of women & children, adolescent girls through proper awareness , on various issues, for their welling. The college students also exhibited various millet food products, poster, charts will illustration on aspects of food pyramid, balanced diet and millet nutrition.
No. of VIPs: 2
No. of Participants: 400
Staff Involved: Senior Scientist & Head, SMS (Home Science)

Kisan Diwas (Farmers' Day 2022)

   KVK Krishnagiri organized Kisan Diwas programme on 23.12.2022. Dr. P. Prasuraman, Professor and Head, RRS, Paiyur, TNAU presided over the programme and gave the special address on Kisan Diwas. Dr. C. Sivakumar, Professor, RRS, Paiyur, TNAU gave technical talk on the importance of Organic Farming. Senior Scientist and Head gave technical talk on Millets cultivation techniques. SMS (Horticulture) demonstrated Jeevamirtham preparation and delivered technical talk on Natural farming.
Total No. of Participants: 106
No. of Official: 2
Staff Involved: Senior Scientist & Head, All SMS and Prog. Asst.

World Soil Day 2022

  ICAR - KVK organized World Soil Day on 5th December, 2022 at RRS, Paiyur in association with TNAU, ICAR - NBAIR, Bengaluru and Department of Agriculture, Krishnagiri and Tirupathur districts. The programme was presided over by Bargur MLA, Mr. D. Mathialagan. Dr. P. Parasuraman, Professor and Head, RRS, Paiyur, Mr. Mohammed Aslam, JDA, Krishnagiri, Dr. T. Sundarraj, Senior Scientist and Head, ICAR-KVK, Krishnagiri, Mr. C. Pachaiyappan, JDA(i/c), Tirupathur, Dr. M. Sambathkumar, Senior Scientist, ICAR-NBAIR, Bengaluru, Mr. R. Manoharan, DDA, Krishnagiri, Dr. K. Geetha, Professor (Pl. Breeding), RRS, Dr. M. Sangeetha, Associate Professor(SS & AC), RRS, Dr. K. Govindhan, Assistant Professor (Agrl. Entomology), RRS, Mr. S. Senthilkumar, SMS (Agrl. Extension), KVK, Mr. S. Udhayan, SMS (Agronomy), KVK have participated in the programme and given technical talks. Mr. K. Gunasekar, SMS (Soil Science), KVK, Krishnagiri gave a technical talk on the theme of World Soil Day - 2022: Soils - Where food begins. During the programme Soil Health Cards were distributed to the selected farmers
No. of VIPs: 3
No. of Scientist: 15
No. of Students: 10 || No. of Farmers: 132
Staff Involved: Senior Scientist & Head, All SMS and Prog. Asst.

PM Kisan Samman Sammelan

   KVK Krishnagiri organized PM Kisan Samman Sammelan and Live Webcasting of Honourable Prime Minister message on 17.10.2022 at KVK campus for the benefit of farming community.
  Honourable Prime Minister virtually addressed the farmers and released 12th Instalment of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi to farmers. Dr. T. Sundarraj, Senior Scientist and Head, KVK, interacted with farmers and briefed about PM Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) and PM Kisan Samruddhi Kendras (PMKSK) schemes to the farmers and also stressed about inauguration of Agri Startup Conclave.
  Dr. Parasuraman, Professor and Head, Regional Research Station, TNAU explained about the minor millets cultivation. Mr. K. Gunasekar gave technical talk on Balanced nutrition for plant health. The farmers scientist interaction was also held. Mr. Sureshkumar Assistant Director of Agriculture, Krishnagiri, and Block level Agricultural officers and ATMA officials were also participated. A total of 318 farmers participated in this programme.
Total No. of Participants: 318
No. of Official: 6
Staff Involved: Senior Scientist & Head, All SMS and Prog. Asst.

National Campaign on "Poshan Abhiyan and Tree Plantation"

  ICAR - KVK Krishnagiri and Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) organised Nutrition Campaign and Tree Plantation Programme on 17.09.2022 at KVK Campus. Deputy Director of Agriculture attended and delivered the presidential address. The Project Director of ICDS delivered the special address. District Social welfare officer of Krishnagiri also attended and indicated in her special address that low cost nutrient rich foods for women and children is the need of the hour.
  In the programme the technical sessions on Nutri Cereals on human health and Nutri Garden demonstration by SMS (Home Science & Agronomy) were conducted. A quiz competition related to nutrition was also conducted. An exhibition on value addition of minor millets, vegetables, fruits and innovative recipes from pulses were kept in the event.
  Native seeds packets of vegetables and greens and Jamun seedlings were given to all the participants
No. of Participants: 142
Official Participated: 4
Staff Involved: Senior Scientist & Head, All SMS and Prog. Asst.
No. of Sapling Dist: 142
No. of Seed PKT: 100

Training Programme on Groundnut Cultivation in KAVIADP Programme

   ICAR- KVK, Krishnagiri conducted Training on Integrated Crop Management in Groundnut Cultivation in Kalaignarin All Village Integrated Agriculture Development Programme at Keelpoonkuruthi Village of Bargur Block, Krishnagiri District.
  Dr. P. P. Murugan - DEE, TNAU, Coimbatore given keynote address in the training, Dr. Philip, Former DEE - TNAU, Dr. V. Rajendran - Former Dean - TNAU, Mr. A. Manokaren - DD in Agriculture, Mrs. K. Sagayarani - ADA Bargur and Mr. N. Arulmurugan - ADH, Bargur given Special address during the training programme
  Senior Scientist & Head, SMS (Agronomy, Soil Science) delivered technical talks on Groundnut Cultivation techniques and Nutrient Management in Groundnut and its importance's. SMS (Animal Science) conducted Wild Boar Management demonstration in the training
Total No. of Participants: 87
No. of Official: 6
Staff Involved: Senior Scientist and Head, All SMS and Programme Assistants

ICAR foundation day and DFI meet

  ICAR KVK, Krishnagiri conducted and celebrated the 94th ICAR Foundation Day at KVK Campus on 06-Jul-22. The participants were briefed about the activities and achievements of ICAR in delivering service to the farmers and farming community. Technical talks on the successful technologies in improving the production and productivity of major crops of Krishnagiri district were also delivered by the concerned Subject Matter Specialist of KVK. Farmers were interacted and shared their experience on "Doubling the farmers income" for the benefit of other participants. As a part of the programme tree planting was also done during the function
No. of Participants: 138
Official Participated: 4
Staff Involved: Senior Scientist and Head, All SMS and Programme Assistants

International Yoga Day and Awareness Programme on Efficient and Balanced Use of Fertilizers

  KVK Krishnagiri organized and conducted International Yoga Day and Awareness Programme on Efficient and Balanced Use of Fertilizers (including Nano-Fertilizers) and Region Specific Agro Forestry under Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav at Balakuri Village of Krishnagiri Block on 21.06.2022. The programme was Presided over by Professor and Head, Regional Research Station, Paiyur. The chief guest attended the programme was Joint Director of Agriculture, Krishnagiri. The Block Development Officer, Assistant Director of Agriculture, Krishnagiri, Professor of Agronomy, RRS Paiyur and Panchayat President, Ittikkal Agaram, have given the special address in the programme.
  A brief introduction of International Yoga Day, the concepts of Yoga and its significance were explained to the participants and demonstration on Asanas was done besides making the participants to practice yoga and few Asanas practically by Mr. Govindasamy, Yoga Master, Kalvehalli.
  Afterwards, the participants were explained about the Role of fertilizers including the nano-fertilizers, Role of soil testing in balanced use of fertilizers, 4R approach in fertilizer usage, Importance of organic fertilizers and Bio-fertilizers, and Drip fertigation. Also an Exhibition was organized by the Coromandel Fertilizers Private Ltd. to showcase their Fertilizer Products. The total number of participants attended the programme were 107.
Total No. of Participants: 107
Staff Involved: Senior Scientist & Head, All SMS

Farmer Scientist Interface

  KVK Krishnagiri conducted Farmers Scientist Interface meeting during PM Kisan Samman Nidhi programme on 31-May-2022 at KVK Premises. Webcasted and translated Hon'ble PMs address & release of funds to farmers under PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana to the participants.
  JDH - Krishnagiri, ADH - Krishnagiri, Agriculture Officer (AO), Professor (Plant Breed and Genetics) - RRS Paiyur, Village Panchayat Head are felicitated and delivered special address. Technical discussion on KVK activities, Exhibited Agricultural Products and Farm Machineries, delivered technical talk of agricultural technology by the scientists of KVK
No. of Participants: 516
Official Participated: 5
Staff Involved: All SMS, All (Prog. Asst) & Farm Manager

Kisan Bhagidari Prathmikta Hamari Campaign

  KVK Krishnagiri organized and conducted Kisan Mela and Farmers Scientist interaction meet in Kisan Bhagidari Prathmikta Hamari campaign under Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav at KVK campus on 26.4.22. The programme was Presided over by Joint Director of Agriculture, Tirupathur. Deputy Directors of Agriculture, Tirupathur and Krishnagiri, Lead Bank Manager, District Development Manager of NABARD, Professor of Agronomy - Regional Research Station, Paiyur, Veterinary Doctor of Animal Husbandry Department, Assistant Executive Engineer - Agricultural Engineering Department, Krishnagiri and ATMA Officials have participated in the programme and gave technical talks related to their departments. The total number of farmers attended the programme were 317 in which the farmers from Tirupathur District also included. An Exhibition was also organized to showcase the Technologies, Products, Farm Machineries and Implements. Five Farmer Producer Company have participated in the programme and exhibited their products. A free sample packet of KVK Produced Health Mix was also distributed to the participants of the programme
Total No. of Participants: 317
Staff Involved: Senior Scientist & Head, All SMS, All Prog. Asst

Seminar on Coconut

  KVK Krishnagiri and Coconut Development Board, Chennai are jointly organized Seminar on COCONUT at Arasampatti village, Kaveripattinam Block, Krishnagiri District. The Professor and Head, RRS Paiyur inaugurated the Coconut Seminar programme on 28-April-22 and explained the importance and need Coconut Seminar to the participants. Coconut Development Board, Development Office Mr. Sasikumar given welcome address and explained the Coconut Development Scheme
  During the seminar period, the participants were trained in the following topics on Nutrient Management, Pest and Disease Management in Coconut by KVK Scientists
  District Development Manager of NABARD, Assistant Director of Agriculture, Kaveripattinam Block and Deputy Agriculture Officer are also have participated in the programme and gave technical talks related to their departments. The total number of farmers attended the programme were 314 in which the farmers from Krishnagiri District.
No. of Participants: 314
Staff Involved: Senior Scientist & Head, All SMS, Farm Manager, Comp. Prog, Accountant, Steno.