Krishi Vigyan Kendra Keshwana, Jalore

KVK Jalore   Agriculture University, Jodhpur

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Keshwana, Jalore is an extension based agricultural institute established by the ICAR under the jurisdiction of Agriculture University, Jodhpur, to aware and promote farmers for adoption of latest and new technology and govt. schemes. KVK, Keshwana functioning since July,1985.This KVK is enriched with all basic facilities like Building, Farmer’s hostels, Demonstration units, Soil Testing Lab, Plant Health Clinic. The instructional farm is 62.00 hectare land.


Thrust Areas:-

  • Resource Conservation : Appraise for rain water harvesting, waste management, bee keeping among farming community for integrated farming.
  • Crop Production : Introduction of high yielding varieties of field crops including Pearl Millet, Mungbean, Cluster bean, Sesame, Cumin, Isabgol, Mustard and Wheat.
  • Fruit and Vegetables : To increase the area under arid fruits and vegetables to sustain income.
  • Farm Women : Improvement health and hygienic condition, drudgery reduction and entrepreneurial skill development.
  • Organic Farming : Awareness about organic farming in farming community.
  • Plant Protection Practices : Popularization of ecological pest management tactics in agriculture.
  • Animal-Husbandry : Explore the improved management practices.

Year of Start 1985
Institutional area 1.8 ha
Farm land 64.0 ha
Administrative building/ block/space 500 M2
Student Hostel for men and Women Two, 420 & 400 M2
Institutional farm 47.0 ha
Library One unit
Plant Health Clinic and soil testing Lab. One unit
Green House, Polly House, 1800 M2
Orchrard/Agri forestry 2.0 ha
Model Nursery 0.25 ha
Demonstration unit

Two units-Vermi compost, Azollaand Crop museum (3500 M2)

Rain water harvesting system (Roof area) 500 M2
Automatic Weather Station One unit
Information Kiosk One unit
Farm Power, farm machines and equipment and irrigation infrastructure

Tractor-02, Bolero jeep-1 along with trolly, Disc plough-02, Seed drill-2,Cultivator 2, Harrow-1, trailer-1, Motor cycle-01 ,tube well-02, power sprayer-1

Facilities for sports, games, cultural and literary activities Nil
Any other important facility

Water Harvesting Pond-1, Implement Shed and Godown (9)-1520 M2,
Residential Qtrs. 4 (400 M2)

Threshing  Floor- two 300 M2
Adoption of ICAR Norms and deviations, if any Yes

Staff of Krishi Vigyan Kendra

S.No. Name Designation
1 Dr. Dileep Kumar Senior Scientist & Head
2 Dr. Prakash Chand Yadav Subject Matter Specialist (Plant Protection)
3 Dr. Neha Gahlot Subject Matter Specialist (Home Science)
4 Miss Kiran Hingonia Farm Manager
5 Shri Anshumali Parashar Program Assistant (Computer)
6 Mr. Manish Choudhary Program Assistant (Lab Technicain)


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