Mandate

  • On-farm testing to identify the location specificity of agricultural technologies under various farming systems.
  • Organize Frontline Demonstrations to establish production potential of technologies on the farmers’ fields.
  • Training of farmers to update their knowledge and skills in modern agricultural technologies.
  • Training of extension personnel to orient them in the frontier areas of technology development.
  • To work as resource and knowledge centre of agricultural technology for supporting initiatives of public, private and voluntary sector for improving the agricultural economy of the district.

  • Priority / Thrust Areas

  • Introduction/ development of new techniques in crops for better income
  • Maintenance of soil productivity through IPNM
  • Promoting resource conservation techniques in crops
  • Promoting export quality Basmati production
  • Popularizing IPM technologies for management of insect pests
  • Promoting Group Approach of Extension through FIG
  • Diversification in orchard management
  • Promoting seed production at farmer’s field
  • Women empowerment through popularization of food preservation technique
  • Weed management in crops
  • Integrated crop management

  • Innovative Methodology for Transfer of Technology using by KVK

    1. Development of Progressive Farmers as Extension Agent: The progressive farmers (50) of the district are trained regularly and they visit the KVK at least once in a month for updating their knowledge. These progressive farmers are working in the field as extension agent of the KVK for the transfer of technology.
    2. Spread of message through Sugarcane Collection Centers: KVK prepares one page technology message which is pasted on the walls of the centre where farmers from the area Jurisdiction come for delivering sugarcane for onward transportation to factories. Many times farmers enquire through mobiles of Scientists as per need. This method is adopted during sugarcane harvesting time starting from Nov.– April. This is one of the most effective technology transfers in the shortest time period.
    3. SMS through mobile: KVK prepares technological SMS and sends it to IIT, Kanpur for its delivery to the farmers of the district.
    4. Regular advisory services through print media: The Four major daily newspaper media persons are called at KVK and briefed about the activities being under taken by the KVK.