KVK, Villupuram
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Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
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ICAR - Krishi Vigyan Kendra
Tindivanam, Villupuram District - 604 002
Tamil Nadu, India
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Administrative building
Training Hall
Plant Health diagnostic facility
Soil and Water Testing Lab
Automatic Weather station
Farmers Hostel
Staff quarters
Vehicles
Demo unit

 

 
Infrastructure of KVK, Villupuram
The KVK -Villupuram has well equipped infrastructure facilities for meeting the mandates of the centre. Salient features of such facilities are furnished below.

Administrative building

The administrative building was build in 2007 with the plinth area of 550 m. sq. It consists of two floors for various purpose like office administration, staff rooms, etc., incorporated to meet the requirements of  KVK activities.

KVK, Villupuram

Training Hall

The first floor of the KVK building has the Training Hall and it is provided with well equipped media like Fixed projector, internet connectivity, mike, speaker etc. It can comfortably seat 200.  On campus Trainings, Farmers meeting, Zonal Workshop, etc. are being conducted using this seminar hall. 

Training hall

Plant Health diagnostic facility

The Plant Health Diagnostic Lab (PHDF) is a diagnostic facility funded by ICAR. The diagnostic services offered by the PHDF include identification of plant pathogens, stress-related disorders, and pests to improve the crop production of Villupuram District.

Key functions of PHDF include:
  • diagnosis of crop disease and disorders;
  • identification of insect and mite problems;
  • chemical resistance testing;
  • active surveillance for emerging and exotic diseases.
The recommendation of PHDF assist you to:
  • save expenditure on unnecessary or incorrect chemicals;
  • ensure your produce achieves best quality and, therefore, best market price;
  • implement best practice pest and disease control.
Plant Health diagnostic facility

Soil and Water Testing Lab

 A well equipped soil, water and plant testing laboratory is established in the KVK. The soil and water samples of the farmers are analyzed in the laboratory at nominal fee (Soil Rs25/-, Water Rs.20/-) given to the farmers

Soil and water testing lab established :17.06.2005

Soil water testing lab

Automatic Weather station

Automatic weather Station (AWS) provides continuous automatic observations on basic Weather parameters like air temperature, humidity, soil moisture, dew point, sunlight intensity and rainfall. These parameters are the most crucial for monitoring agricultural production.
The AWS  is designed to measure atmospheric air temperature, humidity, rainfall, sunlight, Intensity, atmospheric pressure, and soil moisture and complete data to central weather server through by Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture Real time AWS Data
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Automatic weather station

Farmers Hostel

The Farmers hostel was build in 2007 with the plinth area of 305 m. sq. The Farmers hostel will provide all boarding facilities. There are 8 rooms in the hostel in which each room provided with two/four cots. Rooms are spacious and ventilated. The total staying capacity of farmers hostel is 32 Nos.

KVK-Tindivanam-Farmers Hostel

Staff quarters

The Staff quarters were build in 2007 with the plinth area of 400 m. sq. The employees of the KVK are alloted residences within the KVK, campus with 24 hr water supply and electricity. The greenery and noise-free environment makes the campus, a place worth living.

KVK-Tindivanam-Quarters

Vehicles & Farm implements

Type of vehicle Model Present status
Bolero Jeep
2004
Running
Tractor with accessories
2005
Good
Two wheeler (TVS Starcity)
2006
Good
Two wheeler (TVS Scooty pep+)
2008
Good
Power tiller
2009
Good

Farm implements

Demo unit

Mist chambers Mist chamber
Mist chamber  
Shade nut TNAU Silapulin vermicompost  unit
Shade nut demo unit
TNAU Silapulin vermicompost unit
Mushroom production unit Melaybug  Parasitoid production unit
Mushroom production unit
Melaybug Parasitoid production unit
azolla demo unit Seed production unit
Azolla demo unit
Seed production unit
KVK-Tindivanam-Rhodo white model unit
KVK-Tindivanam-Rhodo white model unit
Turkey-Model unit
KVK-Tindivanam-Slatted goat house-Model unit
KVK-Tindivanam-Slatted goat house-Model unit