Infrastructure

Punjabi Version

  • Office cum Lab Building/Administrative Building: The KVK has very well developed administrative building having faculty rooms, multipurpose hall, home science laboratory, information hub and library. The two storey building is well furnished & has assured power supply through solar energy, inverter and generator.
  • Farmers’/Farm Women Hostel: The well furnished rooms are available for farmers/farm woman/youth during various training courses, kisan melas, exposure visits and any other activity.
  • Staff quarters: Residential facilities are available for teaching as well as non-teaching staff.
  • Farm: The KVK possesses 25 acres of land. The main purpose of the farm is to produce quality certified/TL seed of different crops of the region like wheat, gram, berseem, rice/basmati rice etc. This farm plays an importance role in supplying quality seed to the farmers of the entire district through KVK seed shop and Kisan Melas. In addition, field demonstrations of latest agro-techniques are being conducted. The farm has well irrigated facilitates by two submersible tubewells and underground pipes.
  • Soil and water testing Laboratory: The laboratory is well equipped with latest equipments for analysis of soil & water samples. The soil samples can be analyzed for pH, EC, OC, available phosphorus & available potassium, exchangeable sodium, calcium & magnesium content for fertilizer recommendation, kallar reclamation and orchard plantation. Water samples are tested for RSC, electrical conductivity etc. to check its suitability for irrigation.
  • Dairy unit: A model dairy unit has ten cross bred cattle for demonstration purpose and milk production. This unit has all the required machines like chaff cutter, feed grinder, uromin lick making machine etc. for feeding and zet pump and hand pump for water supply to the animals.
  • Agri. Engineering unit/workshop: Various farm implements/models/machines like paddy transplanter, zero till drill, model diesel engine, model tractor, groundnut decoater etc. are available for demonstration and training.
  • Bee-keeping Unit: The unit has eight bee hives and other related equipments for conducting practical during the training courses.
  • Mushroom unit: The unit is used for demonstrating all the steps in mushroom cultivation.
  • Drip irrigation unit: Drip irrigation system in sugarcane has been installed for water saving and demonstration purpose to the farmers.
  • Nutrition Garden Unit: It is scientifically laid out integrated unit of vegetables, fruits and pulses on three kanal area which demonstrates the planned cultivation of these crops throughout the year.
  • Multipurpose Hall: This hall serves as training hall, exhibition hall and committee room. It is well furnished and equipped with audio-visual aids like LCD projector, Film projector, laptop etc. for conducting on campus trainings. Various charts, models and pictures have been displayed for exhibition purposes.
  • Library/Book sale: The library has wide collection of books/journals/CDs on different subjects related to agriculture, fisheries and animal husbandry. All these books/CDs are available to farmers, free of cost for reference. Various publications of PAU are available for purchase by the farmers at university fixed prices.
  • Information Hub (e-linkage): This well furnished hub is equipped with one server, five desktop computers, printers, scanner and air conditioner with internet/intranet connectivity.
  • Home Science laboratory: The lab is well equipped with materials/equipments for providing training in value addition of farm based products, home crafts etc.
  • Automatic weather station: Various sensor/instruments have been installed for recording weather parameters like minimum and maximum air temperature, air pressure, soil temperature, soil moisture, wind speed, wind direction, solar radiations, rainfall, relative humidity etc. Weather based crop advisory is issued twice a week viz. every Tuesday and Friday for the benefit of farmers.
  • Seed Shop: Seed of latest varieties of different crops like wheat, gram, berseem, rice/basmati rice etc produced at the KVK farm or at other university seed farms, is sold throughout the year at KVK seed shop.
  • Vehicles: KVK owns one bolero, one motorcycle and one scooter for field visits and other field activities.