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Farm Science Centre (Krishi Vigyan Kendra)

Farm Science Centre

Farm Science Centre or Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) is the agriculture division of Mitraniketan funded by Indian Council for Agriculture Research (ICAR), Government of India, New Delhi. It caters the services in the field of agriculture and allied sector to the farming community since 1979. It mainly works on transfer of technology with the objective to bridge the gap between technology and farmer.

 

Mushroom cultivation, its spawn production, production of bio control agents, micro irrigation technologies and artificial insemination to improve the local cattle breed are some of the unique activities of KVK.

 

KVK works on the mandates of:

  • Conduct “On -Farm Testing” (OFT) for identifying in terms of location specific sustainable land use system.
  • Organize training to update the extension personnel with emerging advances in agricultural research on regular basis.
  • Organize short and long term vocational training courses in agriculture and allied vocations for the farmers and rural youth with emphasis on “learning by doing” for higher production on farms and generating self-employment.
  • Organize Front Line Demonstrations (FLD) on various crops to generate production data and feedback information. Further details visit www.mitrakvk.org