Home About Us Division Ahmedabad RSFPD

    Ahmedabad RSFPD

    No.I-52/2011/Admn/ Government of India Ministry of Agriculture Deptt.of AHD & Fisheries Regional Station for Forage Production & Demonstration Palaj, Gandhinagar ( Gujarat ) 382 355

    About us

    This Regional Station for Forage Production & Demonstration, Gandhinagar was earlier set up at Dhamrod in the fourth Five Years Plan for fodder development work in the Western Region, comprising states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa and Dadra Nagar Haveli, Silvassa (U.T). The Regional Station Started functioning in July, 1969 at Dhamrod and later on, it was shifted to Gandhinagar in August, 1977 due to lack of  basic amenities and unsuitability of land for cultivation.

    One of the main objectives for establishing the Regional station was to cut down the time lag between the research and extension agencies in the field of feed and fodder development. The Regional Station is working as a bridge between the research and extension whereas the result of the research work, flow without time lag to the actual users i.e. the farmers, thus a strong affinity is established between Research institute, Agricultural, Universities, state Department of Agriculture, Forest, Animal Husbandry, Dairy Development Boards, Cooperative Dairies/ Milk Unions and other Non Government organization regarding the feed & fodder development programme.

    The Total area of the farm is 83.26 ha. Out of which 16.26 ha. is occupied  under buildings, road, bunds, channels, ravines and two ponds. About 4.5 ha. Pond area has been converted in to the rain water harvesting structure and now a days it needs for making deep. The ravine area cannot be developed as they are 60’ to 70’ deep. The farm land is on lease for a period of 99 years at a token rent of

    Rs. 1/- (One) per annum.

    This Regional Station falls under the semi-arid climate zone of our country.

    Training Institute

    This station has conducted training/ Refresher training course to train the in-service Govt. employs and dairy farmers those directly link with animal husbandry department. In the jurisdiction of this station i,e., Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Dadara Nagar Havelli Silvassa (U.T).

    This station has also conducted filed day/ Famer fair.

    Various units

    This Station have to unit only

    Farm Section

    Administration Section

    Service

    • This station has multiply good quality of foundation, certify & Truthfull fodder seeds & distributed as per indent/ application basic.
    • This Station has conducted training/refresher training on fodder production, storage & its utilization in both seasons.
    • This station also conducted Farmer fail/field day in both season.
    • This Station has also Conducted Regular Demonstration programme  by direct or through State Govt./NGO in jurisdiction of  this station.

    Rate List

    Selling Rate of farm production for its disposal during  financial year -2011-12 in respect of R.S.F.P&D, Palaj,Gandhinagr (Gujarat)

    Proformas

    This station is maintaining different types of proformas i.e. fixing the cost of production of produced seeds, Monthly Progress Report, Various types of allowances, Monthly expenditure etc.

    F.A.Q

    According to the need basis, queries we are giving answer properly within stipulated time to the ask parties.

    New Letter

    This station is also prepare technical bulletin & distribute to concerned department

    Staff

    Staff position of RSFP&D., Gandhinagar ( Gujarat )

    Sl No

    particulars

    Selling rates per Qtls. During

    2011-12

    1

    Green Fodder of Oat

    un- harvested

    Rs.110.00

    2

    Oat straw by threshing

    Rs.175.00

    3

    Oat Straw un threshed

    Rs.140.00

    4

    Green Lucerne fodder  harvested by the station

    Rs.120.00

    5

    Green Lucerne fodder  un harvested

    Rs. 115.00

    6

    Dry Lucerne/hay

    Rs. 320.00

    7

    Lucerne Straw

    Rs. 300.00

    8

    Green Sorghum/ Bajra un harvested

    Rs. 100.00

    S.No.

    Name of post

    Sanctioned

    filled

    Vacant

    Remarks

    1

    DIRECTOR

    01

      ---

    01

    Vacant since 1/1/2007

    Due to superannuation retirement

    2.

    Fodder Agronomist

    01

    ----

    01

    Vacant since 1994 due to transfer

    3.

    Senior Technical Assistant

    01

    01

    ---

    * One post has been transfer  to the Ministry AHD Division

    4

    Assistant

    01

    01

    ---

     

    5

    Upper Division Clerk

    02

    02

    -----

     

    6

    Fieldman

    02

    02

    ----

     

    7

    Driver cum Mechanic

    01

    01

    ---

     

    8

    Driver

    01

    01

    ---

     

    9

    Multi Tasking Staff

    03

    03

    ----

     

    10

    Lower Division Clerk

    01

     ----

    01

    Vacant since 2006

    Due to promotion

    11

    Tractor Driver

    01

    ----

    01

    Vacant since 2009 due to promotion

     

    TOTAL

    15

    11

    04

     

    Contack us

    E.Mail  address

    rsfpdgujarat[at]yahoo[dot]in

     

    Phone No

    079 - 29289197

    Fax No

    P.P. 079 – 23242937

         

    Postal address

    Govt.of India

    Ministry of Agriculture

    Deptt.of AHD & Fisheries

    Regional Station for Forage Production & Demonstration

    Palaj, Gandhinagar ( Gujarat ) 382 355

    Related Links

    1. Animal Husbandry Deptt. of Govt. of  Gujarat, Maharastra, Goa States,& Dadara Nagar Haveli Silvassa (U.T).
    2. Indian Grassland Forage Research Station (IGFRI) Jhansi.
    3. All Central Cattle Breeding Farm (CCBF)
    4. All R.S.F.P.&.D
    5. All C.H.R.S.
    6. Central Fodder Seed Production Farm. Hesarghatta, Bangalore.
    7. Forest Department of Govt. of Gujarat.
    8. National Seed Corporation.
    9. Gujarat State Seed Corporation.
    10. Gujarat State Seed Certification Agency.
    11. Gujarat State Fertilizer Corporation.
    12. Anand Agriculture University, Anand.
    13. Navasari Agriculture University, Navsari.
    14. Krishi Vighyan Kendra, Randheja (Gandhinagar), Dethali (Kheda),Kherava (Mahesan), Khedbrahma (Sabar kantha).
    15. All Dairies Department surrounding this station.
    16. National Dairy Development Board, Anand.
    17. SABARMATI  ASHRAM GAUSHALA , Kheda, Gujarat.
    18. Non Govt. Organization.

      a)Self Employed Woman Association (SEWA), Ahmedabad.

      b)Center for  Environment Education (CEE) Nehru Foundation for Development , Ahmedabad.

      c)Vikram Sarabhai Centre Development Interaction,VIKSAT,Ahmedabad.

      d)Shri Mahila Jagruti Trust, Suredranagar.

      e)Nav Jagruti  Sarwjanik Trust, Gandhinagar.

      f)Gram Bharati, Amarapur, Gandhinagar.

      g)Aniket Gram Vikas Trust, Ahmendabad

    Guidelines

    Any other information related to concerned Unit

    Time to Time Training programmes are being conducted by the Department to trained the technical person of the Station for knowing latest technology for development of fodder production conservation and its utilization