Units are established in the following disciplines with the view to impart
practical trainings to the farmers & visitors.
air vermicomposting unit is constructed as a pit with a size of 10' X 3' X
with precast cement hollow blocks bricks in which earth worms are grown.
This method does't require separate shed to
be constructed and the hollow
bricks can be easily shifted as they are not
1. Medicinal Plants Unit :
in 50 cents area.
kinds of medicinal plants are introduced & maintained.
Nursery for Medicinal Plants are also Maintained under Indian System of
Medicine and Homeopathy (GOI) funds and plants are distributed to the clientele.
in 1500 sq. m.
as demonstration cum propagation centre for different varieties
(Dendrobium, Mokara, Spider arachnis, Spothaglottis, Aranda, Cymbidium, Coelgyne) of Orchids.
the Horticultural Nursery of this Kendra the following planting materials like
Tree seedlings (Teak, Neem, Gul Mohar, Acacia), Fruit saplings(Guava, Lime, Lemon,
& Papaya), Grafted saplings (Mango, Jack, Amla & Sapota) Plants & cuttings (Bougainvillea, Rose, Crossandra,
Ixora, Creepers, Diffenbachia, Ferns, Kolanchoe, Hibiscus etc.) are produced and
supplied to farmers.
Plant Hardening Nursery :
Plants cultured through the tissue culture
method are hardened here and sold
to farmers after hardening.
Established in an area of 3000 sq.ft.
intercrop with Cocoa :
Success of intercropping cocoa in coconut is
demonstrated to farmers.
Established as a pioneer unit in the east coast of Puducherry and adjoining
districts of Tamil Nadu.
Forestro Hybrid Cocoa Planted in 1.2 acres and Successfully proved that it is
Established under pured organic cultivation.
intercrop with Fodder :
Success of intercropping fodder in coconut is
demonstrated to farmers.
Established under pure organic cultivation.
Crop stand and yield exhibited for Co 3 and Co 4 grass.
Adoptability of other new hybrids is studied.
& Vegetables Preservation unit :
in 98 sq. m. area with financial assistance and licence from
Ministry of Food Processing Industries (GOI).
Quality pickles of different kinds, fruit squashes and jams are sold.
can gain knowledge on the preservation techniques of Fruits
Energy Cool Chamber :
to demonstrate storage of perishable farm produce at zero energy
involved for the construction of chamber measuring
110 cm x 60 cm x 60 cm is only Rs. 3,000/-
3. Mushroom Unit :
in 52.5 sq.m. area.
Used as demonstration cum production unit for oyster mushroom.
of fetching an additional income.
separate spawn unit with U.V. Chamber is established in 2007 with
from Department of Science and Technology, Puducherry.
Quality spawns are being
produced and supplied regularly based on the needs
of mushroom growers of Puducherry and Tamil Nadu.
This can also be used for composting.
Mushroom Unit :
This unit started in 2008 for imparting
training on Milky Mushroom cultivation.
Milky Mushroom spawn is also being produced
and supplied to Mushroom growers.
Cultivation Unit :
in an area of 2.5 acre.
types of forage raising techniques are taught to the farmers viz. Grass,
Legumes, Cereal fodder and Trees.
at popularizing feeding of green fodder to livestock and to take up
fodder cultivation among farmers.
in an area of 100 sq.ft.
white rabbits are maintained to demonstrate the farmers
about rearing techniques.
Farm Unit :
poultry rearing demonstration unit under intensive system of management
consisting of turkey is established in this Kendra.
farmers can be trained on the importance of "batch system" and
these systems, resources can be used for optimum level to
generate day to day
Rearing Unit :
Help Groups under women cell are motivated to start a cooperative goat
unit semi-intensive system of management.
buck and a doe will be supplied to these groups so as to enable them to
self employment units.
facilitate this a pure bred goat rearing demonstration unit is established
under semi intensive system of management.
fish demonstration ponds are laid in 5300 sq. m. area.
Fish Culture Unit :
Rohu, Mrigal, Silver Carp, Grass Carp and Common Carp fishes
are stocked for demonstration.
Fish Farming Unit :
of Poultry cum Fish culture, Duck cum Fish culture and Paddy cum
Fish culture are demonstrated.
reduces the feed and manure cost and increases the income of the
Water Prawn Culture Unit :
growing fresh water Prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) seeds are stocked
pond management practices are demonstrated.
Carp Fish Seed Production Unit :
of fish seed production are demonstrated and the seeds reared in
the nursery powns are distributed to fish farmers.
and Culture of Ornamental Fish Unit :
Egg layers like Koi Carp, Gold Fish and Live bearers like Guppies,
Platies, Blue Gourami and Rosy Barb are bred and marketed.
Methods of breeding and culture of ornamental fish are demostrated