Seedlings of Teak, Acacia, Mangium, Papaya, Drumsticks & Medicinal Plants avaialble at KVK, Bhadrak.

Vermicompost & Vermi culture available for sale. 


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






Soil Science

Plant Protection


Fishery Science

Animal Science

Women Empowerment

Agriculture Extension





















·    Techniques of Teak stumps preparation


·    Weed management in rice

·    Fertilizer management in rice

·    Production technology for raising Azolla nursery


·    Integrated nutrient management technique in cauliflower





·    Propagation technology of bamboo species



·    Vermicompost production and its uses

·    Production technology for raising Azolla nursery


·    Integrated Disease management in Pointed Gourd

·    Feeding management in pisciculture tanks

·    Pre-stocking management in pisciculture tanks


·    Disease and pest management in paddy straw mushroom

·    Cultivation practices of paddy straw mushroom by using loose straw


·    Flora management for honeybees



·    Vermicompost production and its uses

·    Method of soil sampling, analysis and interpretation of results (RY)

·    Integrated pest management in rice

·    Trellies in cucrbits

·    Common parasitic infections in fish & its remedial measures

·    Post- stocking management in pisciculture tanks

·    Integrated fish farming

·    Important diseases and their management in dairy animals

·    Packaging technology in mushroom

·    Nutritional garden for nutritional security of farm families

·    Skill training on mushroom production (RY)

·    Formation and management of SHGs

·    Formation and management of SHGs (IS)

·    Management practices of Mahogany plants



·    Vermicomposting & vermiwash production (RY)

·    Recent advances in pest management (IS)

·    Improved cultivation practices of hybrid tomato

·    Production technology and commercial propagation of mango, pineapple, lemon and cashew (RY)

·    Production technology for Protected cultivation of Vegetable crops (IS)

·    Fish seed production technology in small tanks

·    Adverse aquatic environment & its remedial measures

·    Year round stunted fingerlings production techniques (RY)


·    Brooding management of poultry chicks by women SHGs

·    Skill training on mushroom production (RY)

·    Awareness on different schemes in agriculture and allied departments

·    Use of ITK in agriculture

·    Silvicultural operations of Acacia spp.


·    Zero till planting and line planting in greengram

·    Improved agronomy for rice based cropping system (IS)

·    Integrated pest management in bitter gourd

·    IPM strategy for management of leaf curl and mealy bug in papaya

·    Scientific beekeeping for entrepreneur development (RY)

·    Low input intensive vegetable and fruit crops on dykes of small ponds



·    Preservation of Fruits and Vegetables (RY)

·    Scientific technique of mushroom spawn production (RY)

·    Entrepreneurship development among rural youth

·    Management of woody and non-woody components in the IFS unit


·    Crop planning in irrigated command rabi/summer

·    Role of micronutrients and their management in cole crops

·    Vermicompost production and its uses


·    Cultivation of low volume and high value crop under polyhouse condition

·    Quality planting material production in floriculture crops (RY)

·    Different kind of trellis system in cucurbits (IS)

·    Scientific GIFT tilapia farming

·    Biofloc fish farming technology (RY)

·    Recent advances in freshwater aquaculture (IS)


·    Cultivation practices of different varieties of oyster mushroom

·    Household food security by nutritional gardening (IS)

·    Application of ICT in agriculture



·    Integrated crop management in sunflower

·    Integrated crop management in sunflower

·    Role of biofertilizer in vegetable crops

·    IPM in brinjal

·    Nursery Management of vegetable crops

·    Manuring of pond for enhanced fish productivity

·    Use of probiotics in BW shrimp farming (IS)



·    Group dynamics and formation of farmers organisation




·    Nutrient management through Soil Health Card and its interpretation (IS)

·    IPM in sunflower

·    Production technology for cultivation of gynodioceous variety of papaya



·    Low cost supplementary food preparation for pre-school children (IS)





·    Recycling of farm wastes (IS)


















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. Biswa Ranjan Samantaray

M.F.Sc from CIFE(Deemed University), Mumbai from 1999-2001. Three years research Experience as SRF in the premier Aquaculture institute, CIFA, Kausalyganga, Bhubaneswar, Odisha from 2001-2004. As a officer in the Fisheries department, Govt. of Odisha from 2004-2006. Working as a Scientist (Fishery Sc.) in KVKs under OUAT from 2006. More than 18 years of experience in fish and fish seed production, Modern Disease diagnosis tools. Eleven Research Paper in International Journal. Twenty Research Paper in National Journal. Thirty five articles in reputed Rural Development Journals like Kurukshetra, LEISA India and Fishing Chimes.

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.

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