on the recommendation of the Education Commission(1964-66), consideration/review
by the Planning Commission and Inter-Ministerial Committee, and further
recommendation by the committee headed by Dr. Mohan Singh Mehta appointed
by ICAR in 1973 the idea of establishment of Farm Science Centre (Krishi
Vigyan Kendra) was evolved.
first KVK, on a pilot basis, was established in 1974 at Pondicherry under
the administrative control of the Tamil Nadu Agriculture University, Coimbatore.
At present there are more than 610 KVKs established in the country.
project was started with an object of delivering latest agricultural technology
to the farmers. The main object of this project is to deliver the latest
technical knowledge to the farmers and it is based on the law of learning
through observing work experience and by doing itself.
Vigyan Kendra, Durg was sanctioned vide letter no. 3-2/E/KVK/Dt.01/05/1992
and established in October, 1993, under Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya,
Vigyan Kendra Anjora,Durg,(C.G.) is transferred under the administrative
Control of Chhattisgarh Kamdhenu Vishwavidyalaya on 18.09.2014 with all the assets
liabilities and setup consequent upon approval of Indian Council of Agricultural
Research New Delhi and Decision
taken by Government of Chhattisgarh . Honorable Vice Chancellor
U K Mishra and Director of Extension Service
is Dr. P.L. Choudhary.
Compiling all relevant recommendations/package of practices for their
meaningful utilization in the training courses and the follow-up extension
Planning and conducting need-based production oriented short and long
duration training courses for various target groups.
Imparting vocational training to unemployed rural youth and school dropouts
on the principle of learning by during and Seeing is believing.
Organizing farm science club in the adopted village and rural schools.
Developing and maintaining the instructional farm and demonstration
units on scientific lines.
Demonstration of the technologies tested and recommended for location
specific situations to find out their potentiality and profitability.
Conducting on farm testing of the technologies developed by Agricultural
University and ICAR research institutes for their local suitability and
identification of constraints.
Activities of KVKs
- On farm testing to identify the loaction specificity of technologies
in various farming systems.
- Frontline demonstration to establish production potentials of newly
released technologies on farners' fields and provide feed back.
- Training of farmers and farmwomen to update their knowledge and skills
in modern agricultural technologies and training of extension personnel
to orient them in the frontier areas of technology development.
- Work as resources and knowledge centre of agricultural technology
for supporting initiatives of public, private and voluntary sector for
improving the agricultural economy of the district.
- Create awareness about frontier technologies through large number
of extension activities like Farner fair, Field day, Strategic campaign,
Ex-trainees meet, etc.
- The seed and planting materials produce by the KVKs also be made available
to the farmers.