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Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Bhadrak

Bhadrak subdivision of the undivided Balasore district became a new district on 1st April 1993 vide Revenue Department Notification No. DRC-44/93.14218/R dated 27th March 1993 of Government Odisha

Bhadrak having a rich heritage and history derives its name as legend has it, from the Goddess Bhadrakali whose temple stands on the bank of the river Salandi. This district is bounded by Balasore district in the north, Jajpur district and river Baitarani is in the south, Keonjhar district is in the west and Bay of Bengal and Kendrapada district is in the east. With a population of 13,32,000 as per provisional figure of 2001 census. A number of deltaic rivers viz. Salandi, Baitarani, Kansabansa,Gamol, Mantei, Genguti, Kochila, Reba and Kapali pass through and around the District.

District Agriculture at A Glance

Agro Climatic Zone

North East Coastal Plain zone

Agro Ecological Situation

  1. Alluvial Canal Irrigated
  2. Low Lying Flood Prone
  3. Saline Soil Group

Geographical Area (ha)



Cultivable Land (ha)



Cropping Intensity


Irrigated Area





Total Freshwater Area (ha)


Freshwater Pisciculture water area (ha)


Total Brackish Water Area (ha)


Brackish water Pisciculture water area (ha)


Coastline (Km)



Small & Marginal - 82%

Avg. Land Holding (ha)


Climatic vulnerable blocks

Chandbali - Cyclone, Flood and Drought

Dhamnagar and Tihidi - Cyclone, Flood

Major Crops

Rice, Blackgram, Greengram, Mustard, Sunflower, Sesame, Jute, Vegetable crops & Fruit crops

Major Enterprises

Pisciculture, Dairy, Poultry, Mushroom

Our Activities

Our Success Stories

Multiple Cropping Pattern in Pisciculture

Off season mushroom production in low cost poly-houses

Mechanized Direct Seeded Rice

Relay cropping in vegetable cultivation

Our Staff

Dr Aurovinda Das

Dr Aurovinda Das working as Sr Scientist & Head in various KVKs under OUAT, Bhubaneswar since 2011. He started his profession career when joined as Asst. Professor in Agronomy in College of Agriculture, Bhubaneswar (OUAT) in 2005. He obtained his M.Sc (Agronomy) and Ph.D (Agronomy) from IARI, New Delhi. He has teaching, research and extension experience in the field of agronomy, Soil Science and allied sciences. Contributed significantly in promotion of pertinent technologies through KVK viz. resource conservation technology such as zero till in mustard, mechanized direct seeded rice, mechanical transplanted rice, rice fallow technology, weed and fertilizer management in field crops etc. Under his leadership KVK, Bhadrak received Best KVK Award 2016-17 at state level and Zonal Best KVK Award 2017-18 for the ICAR Zone V.

Dr. Ambika Prasad Nayak

Double Gold Medalist (B.F.Sc-1992 & M.F.Sc(Aquaculture)-1995)- Mr. Ambika Prasad Nayak stood First in all India ICAR-JRF examination(1992). More than 23years of experience in fish and fish seed production - as technical officer in shrimp hatcheries of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha from 1995 to 1998, from 1998 to 2005 as a officer with different capacities in the Fisheries department, Govt. of Odisha & From 2005 working as a Scientist(Fishery Sc.) in KVK, Bhadrak. He is a pioneer worker in standardizing multiple cropping pattern in pisciculture and year-round production of stunted fingerlings and yearlings.

Dr. Debiprasad Dash

University of Agriculture & Technology, Kumar Ganj, Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh in the year 1998, M.Sc. (Ag.) in Soil Science & Agril. Chemistry in the year 2000 at Banaras Hindu University, Senior Research Fellow in the ICAR (NATP) sponsored project from April, 2002 to June, 2004 and Ph.D. (Soil Science & Agril. Chemistry) in 2003 at Banaras Hindu University, Qualified in National Eligibility Test in Soil Science - Soil Chemistry/Fertility/Microbiology conducted by Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ICAR), New Delhi- Dr. Debiprasad Dash having experiences of development of organic projects, certification process along with technical guidance to various companies and organization from 2004 to 2009, from 2009 to 2014 worked as Scientist (Soil Science) in KVK, Balasore and from 2014 onwards continuing in the same position at KVK, Bhadrak. He gives more emphasis on recycling of locally available wastes, use of biofertilizer, green manuring to restore soil health.

Rojalin Mohanta

Rojalin Mohanta has completed M. Sc. (Ag. Extn.) College of Agriculture, OUAT and completed an enjoyable period of teaching experience at Institute of Agricultural Sciences, SOA (Deemed to be University). She has three research publications and expertise in Agriculture Extension.

Dr. Biswanath Sahoo

Dr. Biswanath Sahoo is working as Scientist(Horticulture) since 2006 in Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Bhadrak under OUAT, Bhubaneswar. He has completed B. Sc.(Ag.) during the year 2002 from Deen Dayal Upadhyay, Gorakhpur University and stood First class First. Consequently, completed M.Sc. (Ag) in Horticulture from Institute of Agricultural sciences, University of Calcutta, Calcutta during the year 2004. Later on completed his Ph. D. degeree from University of Calcutta in 2016. He has published 23 research article in purely reviewed journals, 5books, 13popular article, 13radio talks and 15 Etv program. He received “YOUNG SCIENTIST AWARD” FROM Gr. Ram Avatar Shiksha Samiti (DRASS), Uttar Pradesh in 2020. He has served more than 15years in Krishi Vigyan Kendra for disseminating the pertinent technologies to the farming community.

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