TO NADIA KRISHI VIGYAN KENDRA, BIDHAN CHANDRA KRISHI VISWAVIDYALAYA
Nadia Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) is situated in Nadia District of West Bengal under the administrative control of Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya (A State Agricultural University) and is hundred percent sponsored by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi. This KVK has been established on 5th February, 2004 (F.No.2-3/93-A.E.-I dated Feb. 05, 2004).
The KVK is situated at Gayeshpur and falls under the New Alluvial and old Alluvial Agro-climate zone of West Bengal. Soils here are moderately well drained, deep and medium textured, pH varies from 6.5 - 7.5 with a good base saturation. Annual rainfall in the area varies from 1,401-1,671 mm; maximum and minimum temperature ranges between 25.2 - 37.9℃ and 9.8 - 26.7℃ respectively. So far as the physiographic and irrigation facility is concerned, this district leaves scope to grow a wide variety of agricultural and horticultural crops.