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Area Gomukinadhi
Gomukinadhi Sub Basin

Programme Co-ordinator,
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Regional Research station,
Vridhachalam – 606 001, Cuddalore District.
Ph. No. 04143 238353
Fax No. 04143 261120
E Mail ID : [email protected]




Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Vriddhachalam established during 1985 is located in the Cuddalore district. The KVK caters to the need of farming community distributed in thirteen Blocks.

The boundaries of the district are Bay of Bengal on the east and on the south is Nagapattinam district and west is Villupuram district. On the north is Union Territory of Pudhucherry. The total geographical area of the district is 42,830 sq. kms.

The objectives of this Kendra is to transfer of technologies through on farm testing, front line demonstration, short and long-term vocational training courses for empowerment of entrepreneur and update the extension personnel with emerging advances in agricultural research on regular basis.




Yearwise Budget (Physical in ha)


S.No Particulars 2009-10 2010-11 Total
1 IPT in GL pulses 55 55 110
2 IPT in cotton 30 30 60
3 IPT in groundnut 20 20 40
B. Mission Mode      
1 Green manure -SRI-RF pulses 13 12 25
2 SRI-RF pulses 50 45 95
3 PF in turmeric 7 8 15
4 PF in banana 5 5 10
5 PF in sugarcane 15 15 30
6 Soil testing charges      
C. Implements for farm mechanization      
1 Weeder Demo 126 114 240
2 SRI marker 12 12 24
3 Chisel plough 3 0 3
4 Multicrop thresher 1 0 1

S. No

Name of the intervention

Yield Details (kg ha-1)

2011-12

2010-11

Mean

% of increase over control

Control

Treatment

Control

Treatment

Control

Treatment

1

GM-SRI-RFP

8332

5997

8386

5550.32

8359

8359

5774

2

SRI-RFP

6518

5733

7904.1

5259.1

7211.05

7211

5496

3

IPT in Garden Land Pulses

774

517

479.21

294.41

626.605

627

406

4

IPT in Groundnut

2800

1738

2813.18

1667.14

2806.59

2807

1703

5

IPT in Cotton

1775

1143

1744.44

1105.37

1759.72

1760

1124