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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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Brief Introduction of Karauli District:

The District lies between 26 deg 30 - 26 deg 49 North West Latitude and 76 deg 35 and 77 deg 26 East Longitude and 260 mtrs altitude. It is bounded on west by Dausa, South west by Sawaimadhopur, north east by Dholpur and west north by Bharatpur, Karauli district is at the height of 400 - 600 meters from sea level. The total geographical area of district is 5043 Sq. kms and population is 14,58,248 as per census of 2011. The main river of state Chambal separates it from M.P.. Maximum temperature is 49° C in the month of May and 2° C in the month of January.

Karauli District is a part of Dang area of Rajasthan and it comes under Agro-climatic Zone III B i.e. Flood Prone Eastern Plain Zone. Total geographical area of the District is 504301 ha and out of which 202933 ha is cultivated. Pearl millet, Sesame, Cluster bean, Paddy, Ground nut, Sorghum, Mustard, Wheat, Gram and Barley are the major crop of this area. Vegetable crop like Tomato, Chilli, Coriander are also grown and Mango and Citrus orchards are established here. In animals, Cow, buffalo and Goat are the major source of Farmer’s income. The average rainfall of District is 760 mm.

In Karauli there are strong possibilities for Horticulture and Medicinal plantation. In Dang area Amla, Mango, Lemon medicinal crops and milk production from animal husbandry, apart from this along with traditional farming new experiments can be done with help of scientific technology  in areas of Hindaun, Tadobheem, Nadouti and Sapotara. District has medium land holding due to this working in a private and cooperative manner there are high possibilities for processing industry. Nadauti area of district which is said as ‘Maal’ in local language has an unbound possibilities for production of Dalahan and Tihani crops. Due the water harvesting efforts made in areas of ‘Farm Pond’ this subdivision has came up as a model in field of water harvesting.


Area, Production and Productivity of major crops cultivated in the District (2014-15)

S.N. Crop Area (ha) Production (MT.) Productivity (Qt./ha)
1 Bajra 124750 256205 20.70
2 Til 12185 6408 5.27
3 Guar 4540 5827 12.83
4 Paddy 1783 136 11.59
5 Groundnut 644 737 11.44
6 Sorghum 178 2066 7.64
7 Wheat 85169 308964 36.26
8 Gram 10400 11434 10.99
9 Mustard 84170 125822 14.95

Prioritized thrust area

S.N. Thrust Area
1 To increase the productivity of oil seed and pulse crops through popularizing latest Production technologies.
2 Improving soil fertility through integrated nutrient management.
3 Plantation of fruit plants and Popularization of vegetable cultivation by Improving new technology.
4 Introduction of new crops & their high yielding varieties.
5 Training and demonstration programme for farmers, Farm women and rural youth.
6 Improving Production and productivity of milch Animals through advance technology.

Krishi Vigyan Kendra Karauli was established on 18 December 2004 at village Akorashi in Tehsil, Hindaun working under the jurisdiction of Agriculture University, Kota with the acquisition of 20.25 ha. land out of which is being used as under


Total area 20.25
Area Under Buildings 3.00
Area under cultivation/Crop 14.00
Area under demonstration Units 3.25
i Orchard 0.50
ii Water Harvesting Structure 0.10
iii Nurseries 0.40
iv Any other-Specify (Agro forestry) 2.25

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District Profile

The District lies between 26 deg 30 - 26 deg 49 North West Latitude and 76 deg 35 and 77 deg 26 East Longitude and 260 mtrs altitude. It is bounded on west by Dausa, South west by Sawaimadhopur, north east by Dholpur and west north by Bharatpur, Karauli district is at the height of 400 - 600 meters from sea level. The total geographical area of district is 5043 Sq. kms and population is 14,58,248 as per census of 2011. The main river of state Chambal separates it from M.P.. Maximum temperature is 49° C in the month of May and 2° C in the month of January.

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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, Village – Akorashi, Post-Dhindora, Tehsil-Hindauncity, Dist : Karauli – 322230 (Rajasthan) INDIA