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Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Sheikhpura sponsored by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi was established in 1996 at Ariari (Farpar) in the district Sheikhpura (Bihar). Bihar Agricultural University,Sabour Bhagalpur is its host institution. Krishi Vigyan Kendra is an innovative scheme sponsored by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi. Its purpose is to disseminate improved technologies in Agriculture and its allied field by organizing regular vocational training as on/off campus to the practicing farmers, Farm women and unemployed rural youths. Training imparted is entirely need based, skill oriented as well as production based. Local resources are invariably taken into consideration whenever training programme on any discipline is organized. As per mandate of Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, the center is dedicated for providing technical support to the farmers of the district through conducting on farm trials for assessing, refining and documenting agricultural technologies, Front line demonstrations with improved technologies and by providing training facilities to farmers, rural youth and extension functionaries working in field of agriculture and allied sectors. The centre has the mandated activities of conducting on farm testing/trials (OFTs) with emerging advances in agricultural research for assessing, refining and demonstration of recently released technology to develop location specific sustainable production system and dedicated to organize vocational training in agriculture and allied fields for practicing farmers, farm women and rural youth.

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Onion storage and marketing /Supply Chain Management

Sanjeet Kumar, SMS; Dr. B S Sinha, SMS & DR. Binay Kr. Mandal, Sr. Scientist & Head, KVK, Ariari, Sheikhpura

Name : Sri Niranjan Kumar S/O Late Jagdish Mahto; Address; Chandani Chowk, Sheikhpura;PIN- 811105; Mobile no. 9534341852

Educational qualification : B.A. Hons. Economics; Date of birth: 12.01.1970

Resources : Land : 3.0 Acre : situation : Irrigated; Major Crops: Rice, Wheat, Onion.

Need to start the activity/Story behind the scene : Proving the proverb ‘a graduate of economics is almost involved in the trade’ such a thing has been proved by sri Niranjan Kumar in the sheikhpura district in the trade of onion. Sri Kumar is a active dynamic entrepreneur engaged in the Onion storage and marketing in Sheikhpura district of Bihar who has shown the way to many others in this business and promoted the storage and export linkage to this commodity ‘onion’ and helped to explore higher price and thereby higher net profit to onion growers of the district. After graduation in 1995 he spent 3 years in private company and then entered in this business with encouragement and inspirations of a few persons including the scientists of KVK Sheikhpura. He constructed a onion storage godown of capacity 400 tones; size 100x40x 20 feet and successfully established the trade in the district.

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  • Call us : +91 8298641285
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  • Office : Krishi Vigyan Kendra
    Sheikhpura, At. Po. - Farpar, Block : Ariyari,
    District - Sheikhpura - 811 105 (Bihar) India

  • Information : kvksheikhpura@gmail.com

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