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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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Indian Council of Agriculture Research New Delhi establish KrishiVigyan Kendra (Farm Science Centers), as an innovative science-based grass-root institution,to develop exemplary techniques for rapid transfer of technology in the villages.In Nagaur district this KVK was establish in the September 1992 at Athyisan village on National Highway 89, about 7 Km from district headquarter in the administrative control of Agriculture University Jodhpur. The instructional farm area of KVK is about 20 ha.

The mail ID of KVK is nagaurkvk@gmail.com and phone number 01581-290423 (O)


Major Thrust Area

  • Crop Improvement through recommended varieties, INM & IPM.
  • Crop Diversification from conventional crops like Wheat, Mustard etc. to seed spices like Fennel, Ajwain, Cumin&Isabgol for better returns.
  • Popularization of improved varieties of Arid Legumes like Moong, Moth & Guar through FLD & Seed Production Programme.
  • Entrepreneurship development through skill oriented long duration vocational trainings.
  • Breeding, feeding, health & housing management of animals for increasing milk production.
  • Head of Institute

    District Profile

    The Nagaur district is located in the Agro climatic Zone-IIA (Transitional Plain of inland drainage) The Nagaur district is in the center of Rajasthan, its total geographical area is 17718 sq. kilometer, and cultivated area is 1259705 ha. Net irrigated area is 249671 ha. Average annual rainfall of the district is 362 mm. The soil is sandy to sandy loam and source of irrigation is tube well. Major crops in Kharif is Pearl millet (353028 ha), Green gram(381622 ha), Moth bean(121356 ha), Cluster bean (192870 ha), Sesame (11176 ha) etc. In Rabi is Wheat (72300 ha), Mustard (57350 ha), Gram (21440 ha) Cumin (37985 ha) & Isabgol (44950 ha) crops are grown. Major area of the district is rain fed. Animal population the total Cattles – 4.81Laks, Buffaloes – 5.56 Laks, Goat – 14.85Laks, Sheep-5.84Laks in the district.

    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, P.B. 36, Athiasan, Dist : Nagaur - 341 001 (Rajasthan) INDIA