MANDATE

  • On-farm testing to identify the location specificity of agricultural technologies under various farming systems.
  • Organize frontline demonstrations to establish its production potential on the farmers’ fields.
  • Conduct training of farmers 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.
  • To work as resource and knowledge centre of agricultural technology for supporting initiatives of public, private and voluntary sectors for improving the agricultural economy of the district.
  • In order to create awareness about improved technologies, a large number of extension activities are being taken up; and to support various activities.
  • Seeds and planting materials are also produced by the KVKs and made available to the farmers.