Different Units

 

Soil and Water Testing Laboratory :

Recommendation of proper does of fertilizer in different crops according to the soil analysis report. Recommendations for proper pond management

 

 

Bio-control laboratory

The laboratory is equipped with modern instruments like stereo microscope, dissection microscope with photographic arrangement, laminar flow hood, BOD incubator, fermenter, shaker, mixer, hot air oven, refrigerator, UV chamber, Centrifuge, Automatic Corcyra rearing system, Egg cleaning device, Insect collection device, etc.

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Species

Nature

Use

1

Trichoderma viride

Beneficial Fungi

Against various fungal diseases

2

Trichoderma harzianum

Beneficial Fungi

Against various fungal diseases

3

Pseudomonas fluorescens

Beneficial Bacteria

Against various bacterial & fungal diseases

4

Metarhizium anisopliae

Beneficial Fungi

Against various insect pests

5

Trichogramma chilonis

Beneficial Insect

Egg parasitoid against various insect pests

6

SlNPV

Beneficial Virus

Against insect pest (Spodoptera litura)

 

IRM Laboratory :

Insecticide Resistance Monitoring Laboratory where experiment is being conducted to study the resistance frequency and resistance factor of different insect-pests to different chemicals

 

Meteorological Unit :

Set up for day to day weather information for proper crop care

 

Seed Farm :

Good quality seeds of paddy, greengram, vegetables and flowers produced and supplied to the farmers field

 

Plant Nursery :

Set up for selling good quality planting materials to the farmers at a very nominal cost

 

Low Cost Poly House :

Off season vegetable cultivation to catch early market and to fetch higher price

 

Seed Cotton Ginning Unit :

Ginning of seed cotton produced by local farmers

 

Bee Keeping Unit :

Established for honey production and better crop production through improved pollination

 

Mushroom  Unit :

Promotion of mushroom cultivation at farm level by women folk to supplement low cost protein in daily diet

 

Vermicomposting Unit :

Promotion of small unit at farmersí level with two spices of worm (Eisenia foetida, Udrilus ugeniae) for organic farming and improving soil health

 

Drip Irrigation Unit :

Proper utilization of harvested rain water in coastal saline zone for different horticultural crops during rabi-summer season

 

Eco-Hatchery Unit :

Production and distribution of carp fish  to the local farmers

 

Cat fish, butter fish, climbing perch and ornamental fish breeding and culture unit :

Production and distribution of seed  of vulnerable  indigenous fish species to encourage their conservation, propagation, livelihood and entrepreneurship development  . Demonstration of ornamental fish breeding and culture to the rural youth and farm women for entrepreneurship development  

 

Dairy unit:

Promotion of artificial insemination (AI) to remote island and practical demonstration for trainees. Promotion of green fodder cultivation

 

Black Bengal Goat Breeding Farm:

Promotion of improved breeding through use of superior breeding buck and preservation of best quality chevon and leather producing germplasm of the world. Motivate goat keepers to organize themselves into groups to establish large scale goat farm

 

Poultry unit:

Practical coverage on layer and broiler rearing

 

Poultry Hatchery Unit :

Distribution of good quality chicks to the beneficiaries

 

Spice Grinding Unit :

Setup for grinding of  turmeric and chilli etc. produced by the farmers

 

Oil Mill Unit :

Established for crushing oil seed crops produced by farmers

 

Information Unit :

a) Source Centre :

Farmers and farm women get information about the cultivation of different crops through charts, posters and models.

b) Library :

Maintained for gathering technical information about agriculture and allied fields 

 

 

                Collaborative Work with Rural Development Sector:

    1.            Animal Health Camp in different backward villages.

2.            Fight Hunger first initiative programme through right based approach for mother, child

         and adolescent girl.

3.            Strengthening and empowerment of SHGs.

4.            Monitoring and evaluation of mother group through NGO-IDEAS Tool Box.