Central Island Agriculture Research Institute

Agriculture Technology Information Centre



Last updated: on 10th September, 2021

    Agricultural Technology Information Centre (ATIC) was established on 11th October 2000 for the following purpose:

  • To provide "Single window delivery system" for the products and species available from the institute to the farmers and other interested end users as a process of innovation in technology dissemination at the institute level.

  • To facilitate direct access to the farmers to the institutional resources available in terms of technology advice, technology products etc. for reducing technology dissemination losses.

  • To provide mechanism for feedback from the users to the Institute.

 

Activities of ATIC

  • Training / HRD
  • Consultancy.
  • Exposure visits
  • Exhibition / Mela
  • Sale of technologies

Facilities in Social Science Section

    ATIC CHOUPAL
    Dweep Krishi Darpan Dr. T.R. Dutta Conference Hall


Activities of ATIC during 2020

    A. Details on Farmer’s visit
    Sl. no Purpose of visit Number of farmer’s visited
    1 Technology Information 459
    2 Technology Products -
    3 Technology services 42
    4 Others if any pl. specify -

    B. Facilities in the ATIC which are in operation
    Sl. no Particulars Numbers available
    1 Reception counter 1
    2 Exhibition / technology museum 1
    3 Touch screen Kiosk -
    4 Cafeteria -
    5 Sales counter -
    6 Farmer’s feedback register 1
    7 Training hall with audio-visual aids 1
    8 Farmers Interaction Hall 1

    C. Technology information provided
    Sl. no Information category Total number of farmers benefitted Category of information
    Varieties / hybrids Pest management Disease management Agro-techniques Soil and water conservation Post Harvest technology and Value addition Animal Husbandry and fisheries
    1 Kisan Call Centre / other Phone calls from farmers 475 60 90 92 75 31 45 82
    2 Video shows 12 05 - 02 02 02 01 -
    3 Letters received 19 - 07 07 03 02 - -
    4 Letters replied 19 - 07 07 03 02 - -
    5 Training to farmers / technocrats / students 459 43 58 75 52 70 61 100
    6 Field Day 315 15 25 22 45 24 130 54
    7 Interaction meet 150 - - - - - - 150
    8 World Coconut Day - - - - - - - -
    9 Field Demonstration 250 25 10 10 40 25 - -
    10 Awareness Camp 456 70 45 45 71 30 50 145
    11 Exposure visit to Students & Professionals 151 21 25 21 19 20 24 21
    12 Radio Talk 76 10 12 10 11 10 12 11
    13 Door Darshan Talk 05 01 - - 03 - - 01


    D. Technology products provided:
    Sl. no Particulars Quantity Unit of quantity Number of farmers benefited
    1 Seeds (TFL .Rice) 47.08 Quintal 150
    2 Planting materials 23,337 Numbers 176
    3 Livestock 124 Numbers 10
    4 Poultry birds 2,283 Numbers 95
    5 Fish seed/ fingerlings 300 Numbers 03
    6 Bio-products - - -
    7 Mushroom spawn 172 Packets 12
    8 Rhizome (Yam) 2,200 Kgs 25

    E. Technology services provided
    Sl. no Particulars No. of samples/ cases Number of farmers benefited
    1 Soil and water testing 25 35
    2 Plant diagnostics 189 52
    3 Technology services to line departments, if any 45 10
    4 Vaccine procured/ utilized 170 25
    5 Others, if any (please specify) - -


    Pattern of visitors to Dweep Krishi Darpan over the years
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Contact details

Dr. S.K Zamir Ahmed
ATIC Manager
Mail: Zamir.Ahmed@icar.gov.in
Mobile :(+91) 9434262869



Dr. R. Jaya Kumaravaradan
Associate
Mail: jaya.R@icar.gov.in
Mobile :(+91) 8903974102