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Mandates

The KVKs, thus are the down-to-earth institutions committed to vocational training, transfer of latest technologies, on farm research and thus, serving as the light house for overall rural development in the district. The activities of the KVK include technology assessment, refinement and transfer, aiming to bridge the gap between the technology developed at the research institutions and its adoption at the field level by the farmers through demonstration of technology/ products etc. and training of farmers, rural youths and extension personnel.

Planning and conducting survey of the operational area in order to prepare the resource inventory with special reference to identifying the training needs of the farming community.

  • Planning and conducting production- oriented, need-based short and long duration training courses both on campus as well as in the villages for various target groups with priority on the weaker and the poor.
  • Developing and organizing non-formal educational programmes by way of field days, farm visits, farmers fair, radio talk, Farm Science clubs etc. as the follow up information support to training courses.
  • Organizing farm science clubs, both in rural schools and in villages in order to induce in younger generation a liking for and an interest for agricultural and allied sciences and scientific farming through supervised projects.
  • Developing and maintaining the campus farms and demonstration units on scientific lines as the facilities for providing work experience to the trainees as also disseminating the latest technical know how.
  • Providing practical facilities of the Kendra to the teachers and the students of the vocational agriculture of the higher secondary schools.
  • Imparting some general education to rural illiterates and school drop-outs in order to make them not only good farmers but also better citizens.
  • Providing added training facilities in the areas for home making and nutrition education for rural community.
  • Gradually enlarging the training facilities to encompass other important areas such as home crafts , cottage industries etc. consistent to the requirements of the Integrated rural Development in collaboration with concerned organization.
  • Implementing all such schemes of the ICAR and other related organizations which intend to strengthen the training programmes of the Kendra.
    • Conducting "On-Farm Testing for identifying technologies in terms of location specific sustainable land use systems.
    • Organising training to update the extension personnel with emerging advances in agricultural research on regular basis.
    • Organising short and long term training courses in agriculture and allied vocations for the farmers and rural youths with emphasis on "Learning by doing" for higher production on farms and generating self-employment.
    • Organising Front Line Demonstrations (FLDs) on various crops to generate production data and feed back information.

The KVKs, thus are the down-to-earth institutions committed to vocational training, transfer of latest technologies, on farm research and thus, serving as the light house for overall rural development in the district. The activities of the KVK include technology assessment, refinement and transfer, aiming to bridge the gap between the technology developed at the research institutions and its adoption at the field level by the farmers through demonstration of technology/ products etc. and training of farmers, rural youths and extension personnel.

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