Soil & Water Testing Lab
The soil & water testing laboratory was constructed from the kvk revolving fund. This laboratory is well equipped & furnished by the fund of icar in the year 2006-07. Till now 4242 soil and water samples have been analyzed. Soil health cards were provided to 4142 farmers of 99 villages of the district.
Post Harvest Technology Lab
Initially the unit was established with kvk funds however, this unit was strengthened by fund received from nhm during the 2007. Under this unit in all 12 trainings were organized by which 390 farmers and farm women benefited. In this unit facilities of processing of soybean, mango, aonla, vegetables and preparation of papad, mungodi, chips etc. Is available. As an impact of these training programmes 70 trainees established their own units. Since last five years efforts have been made to promote value addition of mango which is a major fruit crop of the district. Various ango products such as mango papad, mango pickle, mango squash/ green mango quash were prepared during training and sold in the market.
Fish Hatchery, Fish Processing Lab And Fish Ornamental Unit
Banswara being a land of hundred Islands there is ample scope of fish production. Keeping this in view a fish seed rearing unit was established in 2006. This unit further strengthened with the help of National Agricultural Innovation Project (NAIP). At present portable hatchery, fish rearing ponds, well furnished fish processing and ornamental fish production unit are in operation. A total 21 trainings were organized by KVK by which 476 farmers were benefited. The participants learnt the art of production of fish, pond stocking, processing of fish products, ornamental fish production and aquarium fabrications etc. As an impact of these training programmes large number of trainees are earning their livelihood through aquaculture. During reporting period 3 crore fish seed spawn of IMC were produced and provided to 120 farmers.
Plant Health Clinic
Plant health clinic is established in 2012 in which various disease and pest damaged plants and its parts are diagnosed & appropriate solutions are given to the farmers.