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Area Varaghanadhi
Poiney Sub Basin

Professor & Head,
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,
Virinjipuram, Vellore dt – 632 104
Ph. No. 0416 227222
E mail ID: [email protected]


Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Virinjipuram is identified as implementing centre for Poiney sub-basin activities under TNAU. This Kendra is located at Agricultural Research Station campus at Virinjipuram 17 km from Vellore. The main mandate of the KVK is conducting on farm testing, front line demonstrations, conducting on campus and off campus trainings to farmers and capacity building to extension functionaries of Vellore district.




Yearwise Budget (Physical in ha)


S.No Particulars I year II year III Year Total
A Project Mode        
1  Improved production technology for Maize 20 25   45
2  Improved production technology for groundnut 70 70 60 200
3  Precision farming in vegetables 15 15 10 40
4  Precision farming in banana 10 10 5 25
B Mission mode        
1  System of Rice Intensification 160 80 30 270
2  Rice fallow pulse production technology 160 80 30 270
3  Pulse production technology 50 25   75
C Model village and organic farming 20     20
1  Seed production        
2  Coconut        
3  Pulses 10 20 10 40
D Implements for farm mechanization        
1  Rotary weeder 800 400 150 1350
2  SRI marker 32 16 6 54
3  Chisel plough 1 1   2
4  Rotovator 1 1   2
5  Broad bed furrow former 1 1   2

S.No

Name of the Interventions

Yield Details (kg ha-1)

% Increase over Control

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

Mean

Control

Treatment

Control

Treatment

Control

Treatment

Control

Treatment

1.

GM+SRI+RFP

4958

7635

5143

7853

5305

7955

5135

7814

34.28

2

IPT in Groundnut

1895

3176

2105

3274

2203

3374

2067

3274

36.85