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Genesis of KVK (Krishi Vigyan Kendra.)

Krishi Vigyan Kendra (the Farm Science Centre) is a noble concept developed by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)

Krishi Vigyan Kendra (the Farm Science Centre) is a noble concept developed by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) which rests upon a solid base of transfer of technology from laboratory to farmer's field with respect to Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal husbandry, Floriculture. Bee keeping, Mushroom Cultivation, Broiler Farming and allied subjects. As per the recommendations of the Education Comission (1964-66) and further consideration by the Planning Commission and Inter-Ministerial Committee, the ICAR decided to establish Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) in the Country. First KVK as established in Pondicherry during 1974. Till the end of IX Plan (2001-02) within a span of 27 years the Govt has approved establishment of KVK's in all the 578 districts in the country. In the last three years (2002-2005) 178 KVK's have been sanctioned including 128 during 2004-2005. At present there are 488 rural districts covered with KVKs including all the districts of J&K state. The Council has a plan to set up KVKs in the remaining districts during the X Plan period. The facilities created through the network has benefited a large number of farmers in the past through out the country. These facilities......

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Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Ganderbal

A grass root level institutional project, is located at F.V.Sc & A.H., Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir, Shuhama, Sriangar. It is located at Latitude 35 Degree 30'N, Longitude 75 Degree 15'E and at an altitude of 1,700 to 4,000 metres above M.S.L. This centre is situated 12km away from Lal Chowk Srinagar.KVK at Shuhama is functioning since March 2002.

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Extension services

Participation in the Trainings arranged by the Krishi Vigyan Kendra: Interested farmers may register their names with the Krishi Vigyan Kendra either personally or through phone or E-mail for the training he /she wishes to attend. The Krishi Vigyan Kendra can also arrange an off campus training on desired topics in farmer's village if more than 25 farmers from the same village want to participate. Special trainings can also be arranged for organizations on topics of their choice.

Participate in Krishi Vigyan Kendra's other extension activities such as Kisan melas, study tours, field days by registering .
Interact with the scientists at the Krishi Vigyan Kendra & get consultancy on issues related to agriculture & allied fields & information on advanced technological options.

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