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Brief background

Brief background of KVK, Jorhat

KVK, Jorhat

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Jorhat was established vide sanction order: F.No.9(10)/2005-AE-1 dtd 28/2/2006. The Kendra is about 35 km away from Jorhat town. The Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Jorhat is is 1.0 km south from the National Highway 37 from KaliapaniTinali, Teok. The site is connected to the NH 37 by metal road and the KVK, Jorhat campus is connected by roads from different angles of the villages surrounding the site.

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Trainings

Trainings of KVK, Jorhat

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The major objectives of on-campus and off-campus trainings were to generate opportunities for income and employment, to provide technical know–how and to update the knowledge of the farming community. The Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Jorhat is conducting OFTs, FLDs and other Training programmes continuesly to provide the latest technologies to the farmers at proper time at their doorsteps.

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Highlights

Highlights of KVK Activities

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KVK, Jorhat in collaboration with AICRP (WM), AAU, Jorhat and Department of Agriculture, Majuli initiated several demonstration programme of Toria variety TS-38 during 2008 - 09 at several villages in majuli. Visualizing the better yield performance of TS-38 farmers were interested to adopt the variety. During 2009-10 farmers of 8 villages cultuvated TS-38 in 40 ha. of land.

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Majuli River Island

Majuli Island

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Majuli or Majoli (Assamese: মাজুলী) is a large river island in the Brahmaputra river, in the Indian state of Assam. Majuli had a total area of 1,250 square kilometres (483 sq mi), but having lost significantly to erosion it has an area of only 421.65 square kilometres (163 sq mi) in 2001. The island is formed by the Brahmaputra river in the south and the Kherkutia Xuti, an anabranch of the Brahmaputra, joined by the Subansiri River in the north.Majuli island is accessible by ferries from the City of Jorhat.

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Jorhat District

Jorhat District

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"Jorhat" or "Jorehaut" means two hats or mandis-“Macharhat” and “Chowkihat” which existed on the two different banks of the river Bhogdoi during the 18th century, Jorhat was the last capital of the Ahom Kingdom. In 1794 the Ahom king Gaurinath Singha shifted the capital from Sibsagar (erstwhile ”Rangpur”) to Jorhat.

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Assam Agricultural University, the first SAU of North Eastern India, was established in 1969 at Jorhat, Assam, about 300 km east of the state capital Guwahati.Established in a region that was then best with a multitude of problems, both inherent and acquired, it was envisaged that the University would take up the gauntle to initiate and sustain a pragmatic development agenda in the agricultural sector, thereby contributing to the peace and prosperity of the region.
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Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) is an autonomous organisation under the Department of Agricultural Research and Education, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India. Formerly known as Imperial Council of Agricultural Research, it was established on 16 July 1929 as a registered society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 in pursuance of the report of the Royal Commission on Agriculture. The ICAR has its headquarters at New Delhi.
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National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) is set up as an apex Development Bank with a mandate for facilitating credit flow for promotion and development of agriculture, small-scale industries, cottage and village industries, handicrafts and other rural crafts. It also has the mandate to support all other allied economic activities in rural areas, promote integrated and sustainable rural development and secure prosperity of rural areas
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