Directorate of Extension

0194-2461317
dee@skuastkashmir.ac.in, deeskuastk@gmail.com

Agriculture Technology Information Centre (ATIC)

     Agricultural technology information Centre (ATIC) is a “Single Window Technology Delivery System” introduced by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) which was promoted all over the country at every SAU, under National Agricultural Technology Project (NATP). Farmers, rural entrepreneurs, extension workers and citizens interested in agriculture are the targeted beneficiaries of ATIC.

   Mandate of ATIC

  1. To provide a ‘Single window’ delivery system for the products and species available from an institution to the farmers and other interested groups as a process of innovativeness in technology dissemination at the institute level.
  2. 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.
  3. To provide mechanism for feed-beak from the user to the institute.

Objectives:

  1. To facilitate direct access between the farmers and University resources available in terms of technology, advice, technological products released by SKUAST-K with a view to promote improved technologies developed.
  2. To provide testing and diagnostic services for soil, plant and livestock health etc.
  3. To disseminate information and create awareness among the farmers about improved agricultural practices and diversification of farming
  4. Educate growers through published literature, audio-visual aid and by making visit to ongoing farm experiments of different departments.
  5. To enable the organizations to generate resources through sale of their products, technologies and services for scaling up the activities without much dependence on plan funds.
  6. To get feed-back from the user to frame research programme in future.

Facilities provided:

    1. Sale Counter: ATIC sale counter is established to sell the different package of practices, fruits, vegetables, seeds of improved varieties, planting materials etc. obtained from various units of SKUAST-K and production centers.
    2. Consultation Room:  A panel of experts/ scientists is regularly available at ATIC consultation room to clarify the farmer’s doubts and to solve crop and livestock related problems encountered by the farmers/visitors. In the event of need other experts can be contacted.
    3. Farm Diagnostic Visit:Depending upon the need ATIC organizes visits to farmer’s field by a group of scientists in order to diagnose diseases the problems and advice suitable control measures.
    4. Visual Exposure:Interested farmer/visitor can have visual exposure to the university technologies through visit of experimental fields; university museum and other displayed photographs at ATIC.
    1. Helpline:Helpline number 1551 of Kissan Call Centre can directly make a contact with the scientists of SKUAST-K on their mobile numbers to clarify farmer’s queries regarding production and management. Farmers can speak to the experts during the working hours of KCC about their problems and to clarify their doubts and seek remedial measures.

ITEMS AVAILABLE FOR SALE AT AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY INFORMATION CENTRE (ATIC)

Name of item

Price (Rs)

Agro - products

 

Honey

220.00/bottle

Aromatic oils

 

Rose water (200 ml)

135.00/bottle

Rose water (100 ml)

80.00/bottle

Lavender water (200 ml)

108.00/bottle

Rosemary oil (5 ml)

315.00/bottle

Geranium oil  ( 5 ml )

360.00/bottle

Lavender oil   (5 ml)

270.00/bottle

Zero energy warmer

 

Bunton cover

250.00/piece

Curd Cover

200.00/piece

Tiffen cover

150.00/piece

Bio fertilizers

 

Phosphate solubilizing bacteria (1 Litre)

330/bottle

Zinc solubilizing bacteria  (1 Litre)

330/bottle

Pottasium solubilizing bacteria  (1 Litre)

330/bottle

Trichoderma spp 

(1 Litre)

330/bottle

Pseudomonas spp

(1 Litre)

330/bottle

Azactobacter spp 

(1 Litre)

330/bottle

Rhizoctonia spp. 

(1 Litre)

330/bottle

Saffron

175.00/gm

Vegetable seedling/seed

As per variety/type and season

Potato seed

30.00/kg

Dhingri Mushroom

220/kg (as per availability)

Button Mushroom

220/kg (as per availability)

Mushroom spawn (Dhingri/button)

28.00/bottle

Spawned bags of Dhingri Mushroom

100.00/bag (as per availability)

Publications (Priced)

 

Package of practices for

 

Temperate horticultural crops

500.00/book

Vegetables

400.00/book

Field crops

400.00/book

Floriculture

250.00/book

Calendar of activities

150.00/book

Introductory Plant Pathology

100.00/book

Advances in Silk worm micro sporodiosis

100.00/book

Mauch Tuller

70.00/book

Shahid ki makkhi

50.00/book

Medicinal plants of Kashmir Himalayas

100.00/book

Conservation and Production Technology

100.00/book

Advisory and Spray schedule

25.00/schedule

Other booklet, pamphlet, leaflet etc.

 

Balanced application of fertilizers in orchards (English/Urdu)

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Machines and Equipments in Paddy cultivation

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Dhan Ki Kasht

-

Methods of soil sampling

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Management of Mastitis in Dairy cows

-

Dairy farming a profitable enterprise

-

Khuraakh mein seab ki Ahmiyat

-

Zarai paigam

-

Dhan ki mahfooz nursery

-

Baed Palan

-

Saeb ke phalon mein calcium ki kami

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kale zere ki tejarti satah par kasht

-

Dhaan ki kasht

-

Seab ke darakhtoon par blight ki bimari

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