The Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Pali, Rajasthan is one of the KVKs established by ICAR – Central Arid Zone Research Institute (CAZRI), Jodhpur in 1992.
The Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Pali has the total land of 40 ha. The area under building is 0.5 ha which include administrative building and farmers’ hostel. The farmers’ hostel has 3 dormitories having a capacity to accommodate 60 farmers during training.
The area under demonstration unit is 1.0 ha and under different crops, it is 20 ha. The area under orchard is 3.0 ha which includes a ber orchard, a lime orchard and a date palm orchard. 15.5 ha area is left under agro-forestry system which includes a number of commercially important forest plants along with some horticultural plants of arid zone. Three green houses are also established at the KVK farm under which different plants are prepared in the model nursery. Under green houses fruit orchards like pomegranate, banana and papaya are developed along with other fruit and ornamental plants.
The KVK has a vehicle for field activities i.e. for organising field days and visiting villages and farmers at field. It also has a tractor with necessary equipment for field work.
The KVK is also equipped with latest information technology tools i.e. Computers and laptops with printer and broadband connection for 24 hour connectivity to the internet, an Overhead Projector, an LCD with Screen, multimedia capabilities and a Multi-function photo copier/Fax machine.
Pali district lies in southwest part of Rajasthan State between 24’45” & 26’29” north latitudes & 72’47” & 74’18” east latitudes. The district is almost snake like in shape & resembles an irregular triangle. It is surrounded by six district namely Naogre, Jodhpur in North, Jalore & Sirohi in the west, Udaipur in the South & Ajmer in the northeast side. The district extends over a geographical area of 12387 Sq. Km. The Pali District falls under the sub tropical climate, which has four seasons viz., winter, summer, rainy, post monsoon. During the winter season the rainfall is occasional. The temperature varies 25 C to 9 C. The temperature begun to rise from March onwards & there is 48 C to 46 C. The average rainfall in the district is 472 mm to more than 90% of the total rainfall is received during the southwest monsoon season. During the monsoon period relative humidity is high varies from 60% to 80%. The summer months are driest when humidity varies from 20% to 30%. From May to September the direction of the wind are dominantly south & west. In the post monsoon & winter season the wind direction is from northeast & northwest become more common.
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. Dheeraj SinghPrincipal Scientist cum Head
Dr. Mahendra Kumar ChoudharySubject Matter Specialist (Agronomy)
Dr. Moti Lal MeenaSubject Matter Specialist (Agriculture Extension)
Dr. Aishwarya DudiSubject Matter Specialist (Home Science)
Dr. Laxman Prasad BalaiSubject Matter Specialist (Plant Pathology)
Dr. Chandan KumarSubject Matter Specialist (Horticulture)
Sh. Praveen Kumar TomarSenior Technical Assistant, Computer
Sh. Mahendra KumarDriver, T-1
Sh. Tara RamSSS, Cook
Sh. Bhola RamSSS, R/M
Contact Us : Krishi Vigyan Kendra, ICAR-CAZRI, Jodhpur Road, Dist : Pali - Marwar – 306 401(Rajasthan) INDIA