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Directorate of Farms
It Functions in the realm of Agricultural research, Agricultural education and Agricultural extension
The Directorate has 1340.6 acre of land distributed in 12 farms.

Activities:
. Support to research activities of AICRPs/AINPs and Dissertation works of students
. Quality seed production
. Production and distribution of 236 t quality seeds (Foundation/ Certified / TL) of paddy, wheat, oilseeds  and pulses during 2006-07 crop seasons
. Supervises production of planting  materials of Mango, Cashew, Ber and Sweet Orange at  the RRS, Red & Laterite Zone, Jhargram, Paschim  Medinipur, West Bengal.
. It maintains one Eco-friendly farm (6.00 ha) as well as one Field Conservatory of germplasms of non- conventional crops (like Vannila, Peeper, Ekangi,  Spices and  Medicinal Crops, etc.) at the RRS, New  Alluvial Zone, Gayeshpur, Nadia, West  Bengal.
. An experimental Tea Garden yielding good quality tea leaves is maintained at the RRS, New Alluvial  Zone,  Gayeshpur, Nadia, West Bengal.

Expected Rice-Seed production under Mega Seed Project, ICAR during Kharif-2014 (download now)

LIST OF FARMS WITH THEIR AREA AND STAFF STRENGTH (UNDER DIRECTORATE OF FARMS)

Sl.
No.

Name and
Location of Farm

Gross Area
(in acre)    

Net Cultivable Area (in acre)

Staff strength
1

Teaching Farm, Mohanpur – Monduri
PO : Mohanpur, Dt.Nadia

22.5
133
66
2

Central Research Farm, Gayeshpur,
PO : Gayeshpur, Dt. Nadia (741234)

165
125
45
3

Kalayani "C" Block Farm,
PO : Kalyani, Dt. Nadia (741235)

100
83
98
4

Kalayani District Seed Farm (ABC),
PO : Kalyani, Dt. Nadia (741235)

128
107.06
140
5

Kalayani District Seed Farm (D),
PO : Kalyani, Dt. Nadia (741235)

129
100
48
6

Regional Research Sub - Station, Chakdah,
Vill : Panchpota, PO : Chakdah, Nadia.

26
23
13
7

Block Seed Farm, Canning, PO : Dhalirbati
via-Canning Town, Dt. South 24 Pgs.

19.5
14.46
10
8

Regional Research Sub - Station, Sekhampur,
PO : Gadadhrpur, Dt. Birbhum.

29.1
26.5
17
9

Regional Research Sub - Station, Raghunathpur,
PO : Raghunathpur, Dt. Purulia.

28.75
20.4
7
10
Jhargram Farm,
PO : Sevayatan, Dt. Pashim Medinipur.
425.23
315
30
11

Balindi Teaching and Research Complex,
Vill : Balindi, PO : Mohanpur, Dt.Nadia

40
30
nil
 

Total staff strength at farm

N/A
N/A
474
 

Staff strength of DF’s office

N/A
N/A
25
 

Total area of farm lands & staff strength

1315.58
977.42
499

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