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ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute (ATARI), Jodhpur is one of the 11 ICAR-ATARIs formerly known as Zonal Project Directorates (ZPDs) functioning under Division of Agricultural Extension. ICAR has established a vast network of KVKs all over the country under the administrative control of various ICAR institutes, State Agricultural Universities (SAUs), State Department of Agriculture, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and other institutes for implementing the central governmental projects/schemes. In the Zone, 7 Agricultural Technology Information Centres (ATICs) are working for delivering the “Single Window” delivery system. Since, Zonal Project Directorate has been elevated as ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute (ATARI), the mandates of ICAR-ATARI has also been changed where socio-economic research is one of the integral components.

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KrishiVigyan Kendra, Abusar-Jhunjhunu- Dedicated in the service of farming community

KVK – Jhunjhunu is an extension based agricultural institute established by the ICAR under the auspices of Swami Keshwanand Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner on 30th March 1990 at Abusar village with the acquisition of 72.20 ha land. The district is situated in Transitional Plain of Inland Drainage Zone (IIa) of Rajasthan.

Profile Structure of Jhunjhunu District

Jhunjhunu district is irregular hexagonal in shape situated between the 270’38’and 280’31’ N Latitudes and 750’2’ to 760’6’ E Longitudes. It is surrounded buChuru district in the north west side, Hissar and Mahendragarh district of Haryana in the north east, Sikar district in the south and south eastern part.

Major Thrust Areas

  • Dissemination of dry land technology for rabi&kharif crops.
  • Dissemination of concept of agro-forestry and soil conservation technologies.
  • Introduction of Ber, Bael, pomegranate &Lehsua cultivation and management of orchards with special emphasis on after care of fruit plants.
  • Balance feeding, breed improvement and scientific management of animals.
  • Dissemination of animal based farming system concept.
  • Reclamation of problematic soils and use of soil amendments particularly gypsum & green manuring of Dhencha.
  • Upliftment of socio-economic status of down trodden classes through vocational trainings.
  • Introduction of seed spices, medicinal plants in the district.
  • To enhance the cropping area under organic farming.
  • Empowerment of rural women.

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District Profile

Jhunjhunu district is irregular hexagonal in shape situated between the 270’38’and 280’31’ N Latitudes and 750’2’ to 760’6’ E Longitudes. It is surrounded buChuru district in the north west side, Hissar and Mahendragarh district of Haryana in the north east, Sikar district in the south and south eastern part.

Recent News

International yoga day, Soil day, Food day, PMFBY, Pre seasonal, SAC Meeting

The Krishi Vigyan Kendra celebrate and conduct awareness programme on International Yoga day (21st June), World food day (16th October), World soil day celebration (5th December) during each year. Also conduct two preseasonal training programme, SAC meeting and other awareness programme for farmers, Farm women and Rural youth during every year.

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Contact Us : Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Mandawa Road, Abusar, Jhunjhunu, Dist : Jhunjhunu – 333 001 (Rajasthan) INDIA