Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK)

Dr. Anjani Kumar
Programme Co-ordinator / Head / Incharge
Phone: 0124-2764907, 2308207
E-mail: head_kvkggn[at]iari[dot]res[dot]in

 

 

About KVK

Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) sanctioned the establishment of Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) at Shikohpur Gurgaon in the year 1984 under the administrative control of Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), Pusa New Delhi.

Shikohpur is about 50 Km. from IARI New Delhi and 15 Km. from district headquarters Gurgaon. It is connected to NH-8 (Delhi-Jaipur) through a 2.5 Km. long metallic link road. The Kendra started functioning in 1984-85.

 

Mandates:

  • To collaborate with the Subject Matter Specialists of the State Agricultural Universities / Scientists of the Regional Research Stations and the State Extension Personnel in "On Farm Testing", refining and documenting technologies for developing region specific sustainable land use system.
  • To organize Front Line Demonstrations on various crops to generate production data and feedback information.
  • To organize long term and short term vocational training courses in agriculture and allied vocations for the farmers, farm women and rural youth with emphasis on "Learning by Doing" for generating self-employment and income.
  • To organize training to update the extension personnel within the operational areas with emerging advances in agricultural research on regular basis.

 

Mandatory Functions:

Training Programmes:

  1. Vocational courses for rural youth and girls.
  2. Training for practicing farmers and farm women.
  3. In-service training (Refresher courses for agril. extension functionaries)

 

  • Front line demonstration on oilseeds, pulses and cereals, farm machinery, organic farming and bio-fertilizers.
  • Problem based on farm testing.
  • Dairy development programme.
  • Farm women empowerment.
  • Agril. Extension activities and farm advisory services.

 

Action Plan (2016 - 17)

 

 

Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK)

 

Buildings & Demonstration Units at KVK

Administrative Building

Farmer’s Hostel

Staff Quarters

 

Demonstration Units:

Crop Production Unit

Orchards Unit

Vegetable Unit

Bee Keeping Unit

 

Poly/Net house Unit

Vermi compost Unit

Dairy Unit

Value addition

Agro Processing