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India Meteorological Department (IMD) has undertaken installation of Agro-AWS at District Agromet Units (DAMUs) located in the Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) under Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) network. Agro-AWS is being installed at 200 DAMUs to augment block level Agromet Advisory Services (AAS) under Gramin Krishi Mausam Sewa (GKMS) scheme.                                                                                            Installations of Agro-AWS have already started. Hardware has been received at 175 districts (KVK-DAMU). Civil work has been completed in 103 districts.  Agro-AWS has been installed and data received at 13 Districts (KVK-DAMU) in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana so far. Installation of Agro-AWS in the phase –I (200 KVK/DAMU) will be carried out during 2021.

Annexure I

List of 200 KVKs selected to establish DAMUs (including 115 Aspirational Dist.)
S. No State No. District KVK Name
1 Andhra Pradesh 9 Prakasam KVK Prakasam (Darsai)
2   East Godavari KVK Kalavacharla
3   *YSR Kaddappa KVK Utukur
4   *Viziagnagaram KVK, Rastakuntubai
5   Nellore KVK AK Nagar
6   Kurnool KVK Banavasivillage
7   West Godavari KVK Venkatramannagudem
8   Krishna KVK Garikapadu
9   Srikakulam KVK Ambadavasla
10 Arunachal Pradesh 3 *Namsai Dist Lohit
11   Papumpare KVK Papumpare
12   Tawang KVK Tawang
13 Assam 8 *Hailakandi KVK Hailakandi, Chandpur
14   *Dhubri KVK Dhubri, AAU, Bilasipara
15   *Barpeta KVK Barpeta, Howly
16   Cachar KVK Cachar
17   *Darrang KVK Darrang, Mangaldoi
18   *Baksa KVK Baksa
19   *Udalguri KVK Udalguri, AAU, Lalpool
20   *Goalpara KVK Goalpara,  Dudhoni, Goalpara, Assam
21 Bihar 14 *Khagaria KVK Khagaria
22   *Gaya KVK  Gaya
23   *Purnea KVK Purnia (Jalalgarh)

 

24   East Champaran KVK Piprakothi
25   *Begusarai KVK Begusarai (Khodawanpur)
26   *Katihar KVK Katihar (Tingachia)
27   *Sitamarhi KVK Sitamarhi
28   *Sheikpura KVK Shekhpura
29   *Nawada KVK Kauakaul, Nawada
30   *Banka KVK Vijaynagar
31   *Jamui KVK Khadigram
32   *Araraia KVK Araria
33   *Muzaffarpur KVK Saraiya
34   *Aurangabad KVK Aurangabad (Siris)
35 Chattisgarh 9 *Mahasamund KVK Mahasamund
36   *Korba KVK Korba
37   Jashpur KVK Dumarbahar
38   *Narayanpur KVK Narayanpur
39   *Bijapur KVK  Bijapur
40   *Rajnanadgaon KVK Rajnanadgaon
41   *Kanker  KVK Kanker
42   *Dantewada KVK Dantewada
43   Korea KVK Korea (Salka)
44 Goa 2 North Goa KVK Goa
45   South Goa KVK Panji
46 Gujarat 9 Panchmahal KVK Panchmahal
47   *Dahod KVK Dahod
48   Amreli KVK Amreli

 

49   Dang KVK Waghai
50   *Narmada KVK Seed multiplication farm, Dediyapada
51   Vadodra KVK Vadodara
52    Valsad KVK Valsad
53   Jamnagar KVK Air force road
54   Surat KVK CRC, Athwaline
55 Haryana 6 Sonipat KVK Jagdishpur, Sonipat
56   Shikohpur KVK  Gurgaon
57   Karnal KVK NDRI
58   Mahendragarh KVK  Mahendragarh
59   Kurukshetra KVK Urbanstate
60   Yamunanagar KVK Damla
61 Himachal Pradesh 4   *Chamba KVK  Chamba (Saru Farm)
62   Bilaspur KVK Bilaspur
63   Sundernagar KVK Mandi
64   Sirmaur KVK Sirmaur (Dhulakuan)
65 J and K 4 *Baramula KVK Baramula (Kunzer, Tangmarg)
66   Kathua KVK Kathua
67   *Kupwara KVK Kupwara
68   Reasi KVK Reasi
69 Jharkhand 17 *Lohardagga KVK Lohardaga BAU
70   *West Singhbum KVK BAU Jagannathpur
71   *Sahibganj KVK Sahibganj
72   *Kunthi KVK Diyankel Village

 

 

73   *Simdega KVK Bano Simdega
74   *Pakur KVK Pakur
75   *Godda KVK Godda
76   Deoghar KVK
77   *Chatra KVK Chatra
78   *Palamu KVK Palamu Daltanganj
79   *Bokaro KVK Bokaro (Petabvar)
80   *Garhwa KVK Garhwa
81   *Ramgarh KVK Ramgarh
82   *Giridih KVK Giridih Bengabad
83   *Hazaribag KVK Hazaribag
84   *Latehar KVK Latehar Balumath
85   *Gumla KVK Gumla Bishnupur
86 Karnataka 12 Haveri KVK Hanumanamatti
87   Mandya KVK, V. C. Farm, Mandya
88   Bellary KVK Hageri
89   Chikmagalur KVK chikmagalur
90   Kodagu KVK Gonikoppal
91   Bagalkot KVK Agriculture Research Station,
92   Koppal KVK ARS Campus, Kanakgiri Road
93   *Yadgir KVK Kawadimatti
94   Tumkur KVK ZARS, Konehally
95   Ramnagaram KVK Chandurayanghalli
96   Chamrajnagar KVK Seed Farm, Hardanhally
97   Kolar KVK Tanka Farm

 

98 Kerala 3 Malappuram KVK  Malappuram
99   Palghat KVK Pattambi
100   Kollam KVK Kollam
101 Lakshadweep 1 Kiltan KVK, Lakshadweep
102 Madhya Pradesh 14 Ashoknagar KVK Ashoknagar
103   *Singrauli KVK Singrauli
104   Neemuch KVK  Neemuch
105   Rewa KVK Rewa
106   Katni KVK Katni
107   *Damoh KVK Damoh
108   *Barwani KVK Badwani
109   *Rajgarh KVK Rajgarh
110   Shahdol KVK Shahdol
111   Balaghat KVK Badgaon
112   *Guna KVK Guna
113   *Khandwa KVK Khandwa
114   Shivpuri KVK Shivpuri
115   *Chhatrapur KVK Chhattarpur (Nowgong)
116 Maharashtra 10 Nagpur KVK  Nagpur
117   Palghar KVK  Thane
118   *Nandurbar KVK Nandurbar
119   Solapur KVK  Solapur-II
120   *Osmanabad KVK Osmanabad
121   Aurangabad KVK Aurangabad-I
122   Bhandara KVK Bhandara
123   *Gadchiroli KVK Gadchiroli

 

124   Buldana KVK Buldana-II
125   *Wasim KVK Washim
126 Manipur 1 *Chandel KVK Chandel
127 Meghalaya 2 *Ribhoi KVK Ribhoi
128   West Khasi Hills KVK Nongstoin
129 Mizoram 1 *Mamit KVK Mamit
130 Nagaland 2 Mokokchung KVK Mokokchung
131   *Kephire KVK Kiphire
132 New Delhi 1 South–West District KVK Ujwa
133 Odisha 10 Cuttack KVK  Cuttack (Santhapur Farm)
134   *Rayagada KVK, Gunupur
135   Mayurbhaj KVK Mayurnhaj
136   *Balangir KVK Nimkana
137   Jagatsinghpur KVK Jagatsinghpur
138   Nayagarh KVK Panipolia
139   Ganjam KVK Benakuda
140   *Gajapati KVK R. Udayagiri
141   Puri KVK Puri
142   Angul KVK Angul
143 Puducherry 1 Puducherry KVK Puducherry
144 Punjab 5 Ropar KVK Ropar
145   Jalandhar KVK  Jalandhar (Nurmahal)
146   *Firozpur KVK Ferozpur  (Malwal Farm)
147   *Moga KVK Moga (Budh Singh Wala)
148   Barnala Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Barnala-148107

 

149 Rajasthan 9 Chittorgarh KVK, Chittorgarh
150   Dungarpur KVK Dungarpur
151   *Karauli KVK Karauli
152   *Jaisalmer KVK  Jaisalmer-I
153   Hanumangarh KVK Sangaria, Hanumangarh-I
154   Jalore KVK Jalore
155   *Dholpur KVK Dholpur
156   *Baran KVK Anta, Baran
157   *Sirohi KVK Sirohi
158 Sikkim 2 East Sikkim KVK Ranipool
159   *West Sikkim KVK Manga
160 Tamil Nadu 10 Cuddalore KVK Vridhachalam
161   Pudukkottai KVK Pudukkottai
162   *Ramanathpuram KVK Ramnathpuram
163   *Virudhunagar KVK Aruppukottai
164   Vellore KVK Virinjipuram
165   Thirruvallur KVK Tirur
166   Kancheepuram KVK Kattupakkam
167   Dharmapuri KVK Papparapatty
168   Salem Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Salem
169   Tiruchirapalli KVK Sirugamani
170 Telangana 4 *Adilabad KVK Adilabad
171   Nalgonda KVK  Nalgonda (Kampasagar)
172   *Warangal KVK  Warangal (Mamnoor)
173   *Khammam KVK Khammam (Wyra)

 

174 Tripura 1 *Dhalai KVK Dhalai
175 Uttar Pradesh 17 Bhadohi KVK Bhadohi
176   *Sonebhadra KVK Tissuhi, Sonbhadra
177   Kannuaj KVK Kannuaj (Anaughi), Kannauj
178   Gorakhpur KVK Belipar, Gorakhpur
179   *Fatehpur KVK Tharion, Fatehpur
180   Bulandsahar KVK, Bulandsahar, Bulandshahar
181 *Chitrakot KVK Ganivan (Via-Pahari), Chitrakoot
182 Jaunpur KVK Jaunpur
183 Kushinagar KVK Veg Seed Prod Farm, Kushinagar
184 Azamgarh KVK Harbanspur, Azamgarh
185 *Siddarthnagar KVK Sohna, Siddharthanagar
186 Gazipur KVK P G College Ravindrapuri, Ghazipur
187 Shajahnapur KVK Niyamatpur, Shahajahanpur
188 Baghpat KVK Meerut Road, Baghpat
189 *Balrampur KVK Near Motipur Harhawa, Balrampur
190 *Chandauli KVK Bichiya Agril. Farm, Chandauli
191 Mainpuri Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Mainpuri-205001
192 Uttarakhand 3 Almora KVK  Almora
193 Nainital KVK Nainital (Jeolikot)
194 Pithoragarh KVK Pithoragarh (Gaina Ancoli)
195 West Bengal 6 *Mursidabad KVK Murshidabad
196 North 24Parganas KVK Ashoknagar  North 24 Parganas

 

197 Jalpaiguri KVK Jalpaiguri
198 *Birbhum Rathindra KVK, Santiniketan, Bolpur
199 Purlia KVK Purlia
200 *Maldah KVK Ratua, Malda

Aspirational Districts

This was stated by Union Minister of Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Health & Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan in Rajya Sabha

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