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TECHNOLOGY MISSION ON CITRUS FOR VIDARBHA MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, GOVT. OF INDIA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE & COOPERATION Presented By Dr. V.J. Shivankar Principal Scientist NATIONAL RESEARCH CENTRE FOR CITRUS NAGPUR (M.S.). Technology Mission on Citrus for Vidarbha

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TECHNOLOGY MISSION ON CITRUS FOR VIDARBHA

MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, GOVT. OF INDIA

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE & COOPERATION

Presented By

Dr. V.J. Shivankar

Principal Scientist

NATIONAL RESEARCH CENTRE FOR CITRUS

NAGPUR (M.S.)

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Technology Mission on Citrus for Vidarbha

(Under Prime Minister’s Package for Vidarbha)

  • BACKGROUND
  • Announcement : 1st July, 2006
  • Objectives :
  • * Production of nucleus planting material of Citrus
  • * Human Resource Development (H.R.D.) programme
  • Sanction : 30th October, 2006
  • Director, N.R.C. for Citrus, Nagpur as the Mission Leader
  • Inauguration : 4th January, 2007
  • Brain storming session held with 207 participants (State Agri. /
  • Hort. Officers and citrus growers)
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Technology Mission on Citrus for Vidarbha

  • Outcome of Brain Storming Session
  • Citrus growers pointed out :
  • Acute shortage of quality planting material
  • Non-availability of inputs required
  • Need for development of markets
  • Crop insurance
  • Creation of irrigation facility
  • Post-harvest management of citrus fruits
  • Skill development amongst the citrus growers
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Technology Mission on Citrus for Vidarbha

  • Facilities created
  • Shed net / screen houses – 4 Nos.
  • Equipments purcharsed
  • Tractor - 1 Tractor trolley - 1
  • Power tiller trolley - 1 Water tanker - 1
  • Power tiller with trolley – 1 Cultivator - 1
  • C) Office Facility : Created
  • D) Vehicles : Four (4) Motor cycles purchased
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Technology Mission on Citrus for Vidarbha

  • Facilities Created
  • Publications :
  • Technology Calendars : 4 published
  • (Marathi, Hindi and English)
  • 1) Production of disease free planting material
  • 2) Nutrient management in citrus
  • 3) Citrus insect pests: Damage and Management
  • Citrus disease management
  • These calendars were based on NRCC developed technologies and distributed free of cost to the trainees
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Technology Mission on Citrus for Vidarbha

  • Recruitment of Staff on Contractual Basis
  • Subject Matter Specialist (SMS) :
  • * Horticulture * Soil Science
  • * Entomology * Plant Pathology
  • * Agriculture Engineering * Agriculture Extension
  • Office Assistance / Supporting :
  • * Skilled * Semi-skilled * Unskilled
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Technology Mission on Citrus for Vidarbha

  • Works Undertaken (2006-07)
  • Objective No. 1 : Production of Nucleus Planting Material of Citrus
  • Target
  • Production of Nucleus planting material : 3,00,000
  • Work taken up
  • * Primary nursery :
  • * Seeds sown - 3,50,000 seeds sown
  • - Nagpur mandarin - 1.5 lakh
  • - Sweet orange - 0.5 lakh
  • - Acid lime - 1.0 lakh
  • The plants will be ready for distribution in June-July, 2008
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Technology Mission on Citrus for Vidarbha

HRD / Training Programmes (2006-07)

For Citrus Growers : ‘Off Campus’ Training

Village : Mandwa, District : Wardha on 26th March, 2007

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Technology Mission on Citrus for Vidarbha

  • Annual Action Plan (2007-2008)
  • Facilities to be created
  • A. Works
  • i) Screen houses - 4
  • ii) Solarization platforms - 1
  • B. Equipments – required additionally
  • i) Tractor with Trolley –1
  • ii) Power tiller with trolley – 1
  • iii) Plough –1
  • iv) Water tanker –1
  • v) Polythene bags – as per need
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Technology Mission on Citrus for Vidarbha

Facilities to be created (contd…)

vi) Plastic trays – as per need

vii) Polythene sheets – as per need

viii) Drip system in mother blocks

ix) Irrigation system in shed nets / screen house

C. Vehicles

i) One jeep - For movement of officers / staff

ii) One mini bus - For transportation of trainees /

farmers

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Technology Mission on Citrus for Vidarbha

Facilities to be created (contd….)

D. Publications

i) Technology Calenders – 1

ii) Bulletins & Folders

iii) Practical Guide of Citrus

iv) Training Calenders

v) Posters / Charts for use in exhibitions, demonstrations

and extension and other related items as per need to

intensify TOT

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Technology Mission on Citrus for Vidarbha

  • Recruitment
  • Recruitment of remaining One Subject Matter Specialist (SMS) in PHT
  • (No candidate was found suitable in PHT during 2006-07 recruitment process)
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Technology Mission on Citrus for Vidarbha

  • Jobs to be Taken
  • Objective No. 1 : Production of Nucleus Planting Material
  • Targets
  • Production of Nucleus Planting material : 5,00,000
  • (Nagpur mandarin, Sweet orange and Acid lime)
  • Seed sowing will be taken in Oct.– Nov., 2007
  • Plants will be ready for distribution in June-July, 2009
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Technology Mission on Citrus for Vidarbha

Jobs to be Taken (contd….)

Objective No. 2 :Human Resource Development in Citrus

Training to Extension Agencies

* State Agri. / Hort. Officers, Zilla Parishad and KVK’s of Vidarbha)

Training Programmes

* 24 for officers : Targeting 1200 officers (per traning 50)

* 24 for citrus growers : Targeting 6000 farmers (per training 250)

* Demonstration

* Kisan Mela - 22

* Rashtriya Kisan Mela - 1 (NRCC, Nagpur)

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Technology Mission on Citrus for Vidarbha

Expenditure Details of Training (Officers / Farmers)

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Technology Mission on Citrus for Vidarbha

Expenditure Details of Training

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Technology Mission on Citrus for Vidarbha

Demonstrations

(At citrus growers orchards)

Technologies – to be demonstrated

1. Raising of Phytophthora free citrus nursery

2. Rejuvenation of declining citrus orchards

3. Package of practices viz., weed control, fruit drop

control,fertilizer application, pest and disease

management, etc.

(Fund provision of Rs.15 lakh/year to cover all the 11 districts of

Vidarbha is made)

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Technology Mission on Citrus for Vidarbha

  • Kisan Mela / Rashtriya Kisan Mela
  • Kisan Melas
  • Two (2) in each district/year in cropping season (Ambia bahar and Mrig bahar)
  • Rashtriya Kisan Mela
  • One (1)/year at Head Quarater of T.M.C. (NRC for Citrus, Nagpur)
  • (Fund provision of Rs. 24.50 lakhs i.e. @ Rs.1 lakh each for one ‘Kisan Mela’ and Rs. 2.5 lakh for one ‘Rashtriya Kisan Mela’ has been made)