Conducting PRA Sessions

Date: April 17, 2024
Time: 11:10 am
Location: Ponnampadugai village, Kadaimalaikundu Block, Theni District

Event Details:

1. Conducting PRA Exercises at Ponnampadugai Village.
2. Activities such as Social Map, Resource Map, Crop Calendar, Venn diagram and group discussion conducted.

Group meeting

Date: April 10, 2024
Time: 11:10 am
Location: Kondalnaickenpatty, Bodi block.

Event Details:

1. Conducted Farmers group meeting
2. Discussed about major problems in Banana cultivation.

Scientist Visit

Date: March 12, 2024
Time: 12:10 pm
Location: Seelayampatti, Theni Block

Event Details:

Field Visit to Banana and Tuberose fields
In Banana
Identified Nitrogen Deficiency, Panama wilt incidence.
Advisories given on Nutrient Management practices and Panama wilt management practices.

In Tuberose
Poor crop growth and basal rot incidence noticed.

Advisories on weed management practices, Nutrient management practices including Foliar application of Zinc, Iron and Boron.
Foliar application of GA3 and basal rot management practices.

Extension Activity -Entrepreneurs Meet

Date: March 12, 2024
Time: 10:10 am
Location: Railway Station, Theni

Event Details:

Organized Entrepreneurs Meet at Railway Station, Theni
• Presidential address was given by Mr.Jeya Chandran, Chief Commercial Manager, Commercial Department, Southern Railway, Theni & Madurai and highlighted One Station One Product to promote 'Vocal for Local' Vision.
• The special addresses were given by Mr.M.K.Kalibur Rahman, DO, KVIC, Madurai and Mr.M.Ravikumar, Director, RSETI-Canara Bank, Theni District.
• Discussed different types of packaging materials, marketing strategies under One Station One Product, KVIC Certificate of Registration (COR), importance of E-commerce and its procedures.
• Exhibited value added products and handicrafts by KVK promoted Entrepreneurs.

Celebration of Importance Day – International Womens’ Day

Date: March 8, 2024
Time: 10:10 am
Location: KVK Premises

Event Details:

Thiru.R.Shiva Prasad, District Superintendent of Police, Theni has visited KVK and processing unit and discussed about entrepreneurship development.Organized International Womens Day Celebration at KVK
• Presidential address was given by Dr.P.Sivaram, Deputy Director, CENDECT
• The programme was Felicitated by Mr.Y.Azhagumuthu, President, Kamatchipuram Panchayat, Chinnamanur
• The special address were given by Mrs.P.Mahalakshmi, Manager, Housing Loan Section, Canara Bank, Allinagaram (RO), Theni District, Dr.G.Mangai, Librarian, Cardamom Planters’ Association College, Bodinayakanur, Theni District, Mrs.A.Benasir Fathima, Department of Biochemistry, Sri Adi Chunchanagiri Women’s College, Cumbum, Theni District, Mrs.P.Revathi, Assistant Professor, Department of Food Science and Technology, Arun Anandar College, Karumathur, Madurai District on Women Empowerment.
• Conducted Rangoli Competition on “Save Agriculture” theme and distribution of prizes to the winners.
• Sharing of success stories by KVK Progressive farm women's and Entrepreneurs

Extension Activities

Date: March 6, 2024
Time: 2:10 pm
Location: Hajee Karutha Rowther Howdia College, Uthamapalayam

Event Details:

Participated as Chief Guest during the International Women’s Day celebration.

Kisan Ghosti

Date: March 5, 2024
Time: 12:10 pm
Location: Thangamalpuram, Kadamalai block

Event Details:

Lectures delivered on
1. State and central government schemes for Pulses production
2. Important varieties in Redgram and Blackgram
3. Integrated Nutrient management practices
4. Integrated pest management practices
5. Post harvest processing and value addition opportunities.

Farmers and Farm Women Training

Date: March 1, 2024
Time: 10:10 am
Location: KVK Premises

Event Details:

Conducted on campus training on Operation and Maintenance of Machineries in Agriculture and Allied Sectors
• Presidential address was given by Mrs.P.Shanthi, Deputy Director, ATMA (FTC), Theni
• The programme was felicitated by Mr.M.Ravikumar, Director, RSETI, Canara Bank, Theni
• Mr.V.Navaneethapandian, Assistant Engineer, Department of Agriculture Engineering, Theni has handled a technical session on Importance of machineries in farming and its maintenance

Innovators cum Entrepreneurs Meet

Date: February 29, 2024
Time: 10:10 am
Location: KVK Premises

Event Details:

Organized Innovators cum Entrepreneurs Meet at KVK premises.
• Presidential address was given by Dr.Vipin Kumar-Scientist-G, Head of Business Development, NIF-India, Gujarat.
• Special address was given by Dr.Nitin Maurya, Scientist-E, Head of Dissemination and Social Diffusion, NIF-India, Gujarat.
• Discussed about grassroots innovations, NIF Innovations in agriculture and allied sectors, innovative ideas in branding, packaging, Impact of dissemination of grassroots innovations in Theni District and future need-based programmes

Training on IFS

Date: February 23, 2024
Time: 10:10 am
Location: T. Meenakshipuram village

Event Details:

1. lecture delivered on
* Different models of IFS
* Components of IFS
2. Explained about importance of nutrient and fertilizers management.
3. Discussed about major issues faced by farmers and given remedies to the farmers.
4. Explained the State and central government schemes.