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KVK Barwani- An Overview - District Profile

District Barwani was formed on 25th May 1998. It was carved out of West-Nimar, Khargone district. Barwani is situated on the south-west side of Madhya Pradesh as well as holy river Narmada is its northern border. District is surrounded by Satpuda (in South) and Vindhyachal (in North) forest ranges.

The name Badwani originated from the forests of Bad which had surrounded the city in old times. Wani is the old word for the Garden. and hence city got its name Badwani which means Garden of Bads. Barwani is still pronounced as Badwani but it spells Barwani.

KVK Barwani History

Town Badwani was the capital of old Badwani State before 1948. This small State was spared by British, Mughals and Marathas because of its rocky terrain and less productive soil. The Rana dynasty ruled the state throught the history. The history of this dynasty goes back to 13th century.Town Barwani was also know as Badnagar and Siddha Nagar . The place is also famous for Chool Giri , Jain pilgrimage centre of Bawangaja.

Barwani has a Historic Symbol which is known as TIR-GOLA. It is located at Khandwa-Baroda Road, in front of Sagar Vilas Palace and was built in the memory of late son of Raja Ranjit Singh.Before Independence Barwani was known as 'The Paris of Nimar'

Staff position:

S.No. Photo Name of the incumbent Designation Academic Qualification Field of Specialization
1 Dr. S.K. Badodiya Senior Scientist & Head Ph.D. Agriculture Extension
2 Dr. Dinesh Kumar Jain Scientist Ph.D. Horticulture
3 Dr. D.K. Tiwari; Progrramme Astt. (Agronomy) Ph.D. Agronomy
4 Mr. Mukesh Banel Progrramme Astt. (Horticulture) M.Sc. Horticulture
5 Mr. U.S. Awasya Progrramme Astt. (Computer) MCA Computer Application
6 Mr. R. Bara Account Officer M.A. Accounting work
7 Nand Kishor Parte Driver 8th Driving

 

District Barwani at a Glance

 

 

 

1.                  Agro-climatic Zone                 -           XI. Nimar Valley (Cotton-Jowar Crop Zone)

2.                  Latitude                                  -           21º 37' to 27 º 22' North

3.                  Longitude                               -           74º 37' to 75º 37' East

4.                  Altitude                                   -           300 m from MSL

5.                  Climate                                    -           Dry climate (hottest belt of the country)

6.                  Average rainfall                      -           773 mm

7.                  Temperature                            -           Maximum 43º C to 47º C

                                                                        Minimum 8º C to 25º C

8.                  Soil Type                                 -           a. Clay loam (Black soil)

                                                                        b. Clay loam to clay (Alluvial)

                                                                        c. Sandy loam to clay loam (Alluvial)

                                                                        d. Sandy clay loam to clay (Hilly soil)

9.                  Representing soil type             -           Medium black soil

10.              Geographical area                   -           370810 ha

11.              Total Population                      -           10,81,039

12.              No. of Tehsils                          -           8 (Barwani, Anjad, Thikari, Rajpur, Pansemal, Niwali,                                                                      Sendhwa, Balwadi)

13.              No. of Blocks                          -           7 (Barwani, Pati, Thikari, Rajpur, Pansemal,                                                                            Niwali, Sendhwa)

14.              Population density                  -           190/sq km

15.              Literacy percentage                 -           41.35%

16.              Adjoining district                    -           Dhar, Jhabua in North, Kharone in East,                                                                                            Maharastra State in West

17.              Rural population                     -           85.35%

18.              SC/ST population                    -           64.83% (SC 54.7%, ST 10.13%)

19.              Total cropped area (ha)           -           161163

20.              Sole cropped area (ha)            -           46896.13

21.              Double cropped area (ha)        -           40654.9

22.              Irrigated area (ha)                   -           15836 (31% of total cropped area)

23.              Forest (ha)                               -           24077

24.              Cultivated area                        -           33.33%

25.              Forest area                               -           50.47%

26.              Barren uncultivated                -           7.07%

27.              Permanent pasture land           -           4.72%

28.              Cultivable waste land             -           1.51%

29.              Non Agriculture land              -           2.90%

30.              Agriculture workers                -           85.35%

31.              Unemployed period                -           4-6 months in off season

32.              Major enterprises                     -           Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal husbandry,                                                                                    Poultry and Forestry

33.              Land use pattern of the district          -

            a. Total cultivable agriculture land      -           33.33%

            b. Forest land                                      -           5.47%

            c. Fallow land                                     -           2%

            d. Other land                                       -           3%

34.              Major irrigation source                                    -           85% irrigation by wells, tube wells &                                                                                                 narmada pipe lines

35.              Irrigation source                                  -

            a. Canals                                              -           14%

            b. Tube wells                                       -           30%

            c. Wells                                               -           55%

            d. Ponds                                              -           1%

36.              Land holding pattern              -

            a. Large (>10 ha)                                 -           6%

            b. Medium (4-10 ha)                           -           24%

            c. Semi Medium (2-4 ha)                    -           27%

            d. Small (1-2 ha)                                 -           26%

            e. Marginal (<1 ha)                              -           17%    

37.              Livestock position                               -          

            a. Cows                                               -           55%

            b. Buffaloes                                        -           17%

            c. Goat & Sheep                                  -           28%

            d. Total poultry                                   -           357172

38.              Major crops                                         - Cotton, Soybean, Jowar, Maize, Bajra, Arhar,                                                                       Moong, Urd, Groundnut and Chilli in Kharif and                                                                 Wheat and Gram in Rabi




Block wise basic information

S.No

Parameters

Name of Blocks

 

Badwani

Pati

Thikri

Rajpur

Sendhwa

Niwali

Pansemel

1

Soil Type

Medium to light black

Medium to black light

Light sandy loam to medium black

Light sandy loam to medium black

Medium sandy loam to black

Sandy loam to light black

Medium to light black

2

Rainfall

650-720

660-735

640-710

670-730

650-725

650-720

650-720

3

Total Area, ha

45782

47032

56575

75572

81706

35239

29424

4

Cultivated area, ha

29408

24586

34594

45867

54785

23733

24395

5

Irrigated Area, ha

121165

4537

17215

18139

11496

6155

14879

6

Fellow area, ha

1221

1360

1411

2979

1267

1026

4350

7

Cropping intensity

119

110

115

120

120

115

120

Mandate of KVK:

 

MANDATES

 

Technology assessment, refinement and demonstration of technology / products

 

THRUST AREAS

KVK Name

THRUST AREA

Badwani

Integrated Crop Management

Badwani

Integrated Disease & Pest  Management

Badwani

Income generation activities for empowerment of rural youth

Badwani

Drudgery reduction for farm women

 

PROBLEM IDENTIFIED

 

KVK Name

Problem identified

Methods of problem identification

Badwani

Intensive and continuous cotton production resulted increasing use of fertilizer & low productivity.

PRA and Farmers Meetings

Badwani

Area and productivity of cereal and oilseed crops, particularly soybean is towards declining trend.

PRA and Farmers Meetings

Badwani

Indiscriminate and non judicious use of pesticides specially in chilli for controlling the leaf curl diseases.

PRA and Farmers Meetings

Badwani

High level of drudgery during agricultural operation by farm women 

PRA and Farmers Meetings

Details of Instructional farm

Total area of KVK

area of farm

area under cultivation

area under adm.bulding

20.57

15.00

15.00

2.5


Outreach of KVK

a.       Map  indicating following information’s through separate symbol

·                      Adopted villages

·                      OFT &FLD

·                      Trainings

·                      KMA

·                 ;   Others if any

 

Map Barwani



(b) Coverage of Area

S.No

Block

Villages

Percent converge

(out of total villages)

1

Badwani

Kasrawat, Kalibedi, Pichodi, Kathora, Palya, Balkuwa, Tallon, Pipari, Kundiya, BhilKheda, Nanhi Badwani, Rahgun, Sanjwani, Borlai, Dhanora, Kari, Bagud. Piplad, Lonsara, Silawad, Medimata, Utawad, Badwani

 

2

Thikari

Anjad, Fatyapur, Barla, Surana, Haribad, Mandwada, Bawadia, Kuwa, Dawana, Kerwa, Keshawpura, Mohipura, Datwada

 

3

Rajpur

Chhotikhargone, Singun, Mandil, Semalkhodra, Nandgaon, Pulsud, Rajpur

 

4

Pansemal

Pansemal

 

5

Sendhwa

Balwadi, Sendhwa

 

6

Niwali

Niwali

 

7

Pati

Pati, Bograta

 

 

(B) Demographical information of district:

Productivity (q/ha) of Major Agriculture Crops







Pattern of the district




B.Irrigation source:




Area of Major Agriculture crops (Kharif)

Area of Major Agriculture crops (Rabi)




Productivity (q/ha) of Major agriculture crops (Kharif)




Productivity (q/ha) of Major agriculture crops (Rabi)




Area of Major Horticulture crops

 

Productivity (q/ha) of Major Horticulture crops




Map of Soil type

Nimar valley Zone

 


Barwani0001

(Source : NBSS&LUP, Amravati Road, Nagpur)

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