Community Radio Station
On use of Information communication technologies for agriculture extension to rural farming communities, we started Community Radio Station since 4.11.2013 after license issued by Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, New Delhi. The funding supported by ATMA, Gandhinagar as well as our host organization Ambuja Cement Foundation. The main objective of this CRS (90.4 MHz Lokvani Radio) is to bridge the information-knowledge gaps of the all sections of the society especially to the farming community of the locality with latest and relevant cost effective information. This Lokvani Radio is covering near about 80 villages surrounding 12-15 Km radius of KVK premises.
Soil and water testing laboratory
Our host organization (ACF) had been established Soil and Water Testing laboratory at KVK for providing the knowledge about this coastal district’s soil & water condition at farmer field by analyzing of different soil & water parameters and recommendation accordingly to the farmers. Annually, this laboratory is analyzing as well as recommending about 2000 soil & water samples to farmers.
Leaf tissue analysis lab
Our KVK had been established this laboratory by the funding support of NHM for checking/analyzing of different macro nutrient deficiency in standing crops & recommending accordingly to check the deficiency. By this unit/lab, we are analyzing and recommending about 80-100 samples of farmers field annually.
Voice Message Seva
Our KVK providing service of Voice Messages (Krishi Mobile Seva) to about 10000 farmers and annually about 60-70 massages were delivering on different agricultural topics/ issues time to time like ICM, INM, IPM, IDM and also on animal husbandry etc.
KVK is also providing the facility of agri-inputs including new technologies (Those spreading through FLDs) by agri-mall to farming communities since June-2015.