Scientific Advisory Committe 2013

Proceedings of 7th Scientific Advisory Committe Meeting held on 30.07.2013 at KVK,Nuapada

The 7th Scientific advisory Committee meeting of KVK Nuapada held on 30th July 2013 at 10.30 am in KVK training hall under the chairmanship of Prof. (Dr) S.S.Nanda. Sj. P.K.Naik(OAS). Project Director,DRDA graced the occasion as chief guest and inaugurated the function by lighting the candles. All the line department officials,ADR RRTTS Bhabanipatna along with farmers/farm women members attended the meeting (list enclosed).
At the outset Sri M.Mohapatra, Programme Coordinator, KVK Nuapada welcomed all delegates and participants of the meeting. After that he presented the overall achievement of KVK in brief during 12-13 and action plan for Khariff 2013. During his presentation P.C. informed the house that this office is running with 50% short of Scientific Personnel still they have conducted 12 nos of on farm testing, 15 Front line Demonstrations, 61 no of trainings in different field like Agronomy, Horticulture, plant Protection, fishery Science and Extension Education. The house was applauded the work of KVK and expressed the KVK should continue this tempo in future for the cause of the farming community of Nuapada.
After brief presentation of activities of KVK , DR. R.K.Pattanaik ,Associate Dean college of Agriculture ,Bhabanipatna advised the KVK should come to the rescue of the farming community of the district and empower their knowledge and skill through their different programmes. The KVK should come in big way for providing technological support as there is ample scope for crop diversification with help of exploration of ground water available plentily under the soil of Nuapada. Sri Denath Rana Brand ambassador of KVK Nuapada also spoke on this occasion about their success and how they were helping to the farmwomen and farmers of the district for sailing the technological products of KVK for improving their socio-economic condition. The house heard their speech and praised their effort for the selfless effort for the farming society.
The technical session II was started after a short tea break. The SMS (PP) presented his achievement of 2012-13 and action plan for the year 2013-14. The chairman suggested to give more importance on Integrated approach rather than going for the chemical control. He also advised that efficacy of buprofezin of different company should be tested and recommended to the farmers. Sri K.K.Biswal SMS (PP) also presented the programmes under Agronomy discipline. During presentation the house critically observed and advised that the Hybrid varieties of paddy shouldrepeated in FLD for more horizontal spread.The chairman suggested to popularize the Drought tolerant Paddy variety Sahabaghi and advised the Programme coordinator to take seed production programme on Sahabhagi. The chairman also emphasized on border crops such as mustard should be taken up and the time of aphid infestation should be taken into consideration for successful raising of cole crops. He also advised to take up soyabean instead of upland paddy which should be taken up in OFT.
After presentation by SMS (PP) Sri B.S.Panda PA (Fishery) presented his activities and action plan. During interaction the chairman said that the productivity of pisciculture is very low and KVK should take initiative on maintaining the stocking density to increase the productivity as a whole. As farmers complaint that availability of fish seed is not sufficient ,the chairman advised the ADF ,Nuapada to take early action for sufficient stocking of Fry, Fingerling and Yearling. To increase the productivity the chairman suggested for multiple stocking and multiple harvesting instead of single stockimg and multiple harvesting. He also requested PD,DRDA for some nursery pond at KVK .The PD,DRDA also assured the house that this will be taken care in MGNREGS and other scheme.
Sri S.K.Meher SMS(Hort.) presented the achievements of 2012-13 and action plan for Kharif 2013. The chairman expressed that pointed gourd Swarna Aloukik should be introduced as pointed gourd cultivation is almost nil. He also suggested that Floriculture should be given importance as big towns like Raipur is well connected to Nuapada by means of Bus and Train. He advised SMS(Hort.) to go for round the year Marigold cultivation as the market demand is high and the production is nil. He also emphasized on high tech horticulture in cluster so that truck loads of vegetable can be send to nearest market like Raipur and Udyan Fresh.
After the presentations by the scientists, Sri A. Mondal ,DDA ,Nuapada suggested that a standard cropping pattern for upland should be recommended by the KVK to overcome the drought situation which is prevalent due to erratic rainfall. SJ.Bhagaban Das DDH suggested that KVK for new technology for Kharif Onion and seed production programme of onion. He also added that Kharif onion should be given priority to check migration in the district. Sri Susanta Mallick ,PD,Watersheds emphasized on technology transfer to watershed area by KVK and stressed upon training on watersheds area for horizontal spread of technology.
The meeting was ended before lunch with a vote of thanks to the delegates by Sri.K.K.Biswal, SMS(PP).

1Prof. S. S. NandaDean,Extension Education,OUAT,BBSrChairman
2Dr. R. PattanaikAssociate Dean,College of Agriculture,BhabanipatnaInvitee
3Dr. L.N.MohapatraAssociate Director of ResearchMember
4Mr. A. MondalDDA,NuapadaMember
5Mr. P.R.PatroExecutive Engineer,NIDMember
6Dr. N.S.MajhiVAS(Representative of CDVO)Member
7Mr.K.Mohan Rao DoraDAO,NuapadaMember
8Mr. Subash Ch. BiswalDAO,KhariarMember
9Mr. R.Bijay RajChairman,NGO PrateekshyaMember
10Dr. M.K. TripathyPC,KVK,BargarhInvitee
13Mr. Jugal Kishore JenaAsst-Engineer,OLIC,NuapdaInvitee
14Mr.N.BarikLead DistrictManager,NuapadaMember
15Mr.Mahendra Kumar MajhiAHO( Representative of DDH)Member
16Mr. A.L.ShoodFarmerMember
17Mr.Sukal Sai Rana FarmerMember
18Mrs. Junia sabarFarm women(ST)Member
19Mrs. Sabita SunaniFarm women(SC)Member
20Mr.Chandu Lal RanaFarmerInvitee
21Mr. Sobhan Lal SahuFarmerInvitee
22Mr. Chabi RanaFarmerInvitee
23Mr. Madan Lal SahuFarmerInvitee
24Mr. Sambit Ku PadhiFarmerInvitee
25Mr. Denath RanaFarmerInvitee
26Mr. Kesab Ram RanaFarmerInvitee
27Mr. Osram SahuFarmerinvitee
28Mr. A.P.PujariCounseller,Financial Literacy Cell,SBIInvitee
29Mr. surendra TiwariCorrespondent,The SAMAYAInvitee
30Mr. Bibhu Datta GuruCorrespondent,The SAMAJInvitee
31Mr. aswini ku. PanigrahiCorrespondent,The PRAMEHA,KANAKA TVInvitee
32Miss. Ananya SunaniFarm Women(SC)Invitee
33Mr.Motilal MajhiFarmer(ST)Invitee
34Mr. Ramesh MajhiFarmer(ST)Invitee
36Mr. Subash DandsenaFarmerInvitee
37Mr. Rinku BagartiFarmerInvitee
38Mrs. Bharati RanaLady farmer Invitee
39Mr. Ajit sahuFarmerInvitee
40Mr. Raj Kishore SahuFarmerInvitee
41Mr. Jayanta DasFarmerInvitee
42Mr. Prasanta BhoiFarmerInvitee
43Mr. Dular RanaFarmer Invitee
44Mr. Lekhgu sahuFarmer Invitee
45Mr. Shyma PodhFarmer Invitee
46Mr.Chandra MohanFarmer Invitee
47Mrs. Minatee MajhiFarmer SinapaliInvitee
48Mr. D.K.Kar,Farmer SinapaliInvitee
49Mr.Babulal sahuFarmer Invitee
50 Mr. M.MajhiFarmerInvitee
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