Establishment of KVK and its location : KVK, Bhadohi was sanctioned on 22nd December, 2008 by ICAR, New Delhi under the administrative control of Indian Council of Agricultural Research – Indian Institute of Vegetable Research, Varanasi and the foundation of Administrative building, farmers hostel and staff quarter was laid down on 27th February, 2009 by Dr. Mangala Rai, the then Secretary DARE and Director General ICAR, New Delhi. KVK - Bhadohi is having land area of 14.07 ha. and is situated in village Bejwan, which is 20 km away from district headquarter i.e., Gyanpur and 8 km away from Aurai.
A. Crop Sector
Bhadohi district like many other districts in the country is agrarian and out of 103037 ha of the reported area of district 69960 ha is arable land. Major food/commercial and plantation crops grown in the district are wheat, paddy, jawar, bajra, bengal gram, pulses, oilseeds and vegetables. Agro-climatic conditions of the district are suitable for commercial cultivation of fruits (Mango, Guava and Citrus).
The annual milk production of the district is 4.40 lakh litres which provides 139 gm per person per day as against the per capita availability of 119 ml at national level. Sheep, goat and piggery: Generally sheep, goat and piggery are considered to be poor men occupation. But the myth is now shading away. There is lot of demand goat/pig meat in the district. Sheep rearing is done not only for wool but for valuable wool also. There is good demand of sheep wool in Varanasi. There is demand of Barbari and Jamunapari goats in the district. The estimated annual production of meat is 2.45 Lakh kgs/ annum.
Poultry: The estimated annual production of egg is 159 lakh which works out to be 6 eggs per person per year. Lack of insufficient market is one of the of the major constraints.
Fish is the cheapest and most easily digestible animal protein. Fishery has emerged as source of supplementary income in the district. There are 876 ponds which have 1020.25 ha area. Maximum ponds, 266 are in Suriyava and 251 ponds are in Bhadoi block. Estimated annual production is 2500q/annum.