Krishi Vigyan Kendra
Anjora-Durg(C.G.)

Chhattisgarh Kamdhenu Vishwavidyalaya,Anjora,Durg

           Based 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.

           The 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.

           KVK 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.



           Krishi 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, Raipur. Krishi Vigyan Kendra Anjora,Durg,(C.G.) is transformed under the administration 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  Dr U K Mishra ,Director of Extension Service  Dr Sharad Mishra.aining needs of the farming community.

  • Compiling all relevant recommendations/package of practices for their meaningful utilization in the training courses and the follow-up extension programmes.
  • 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.

    Our Activities

    Our Projects

    Mandates/Activities

    1. Assessment, refinement and demonstration of technology/ methodology/products.
    2. Collaborate with the State Agricultural University, the state extension personnel in "On-farming testing", refining and documenting the technologies for developing region specific sustainable land use systems.
    3. Organize trainings to update the extension personnel within the area of operation with emerging advances in agricultural research on regular basis.
    4. Organize long-term vocational training courses in agriculture and allied vocations for the rural youths with emphasis on "learning by doing " for generating self-employment through institutional financing.
    5. Organize front-line demonstrations in various crops to generate production data and feedback information

    Activities

    1. On farm testing to identify the location specificity of technologies in various farming systems
    2.Frontline demonstrations to establish production potentials of newly released technologies on farmers' fields and provide feedback.
    3.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.
    4.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.
    5.Create awareness about frontier technologies through large number of extension activities like Farmer fair, Field day, Strategic campaign, Ex-trainees meet, etc.
    6.The seed and planting materials produce by the KVKs also be made available to the farmers.

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