Krishi Vigyan Kendra

KVK, Mehsana
Mon-Sat: 09:00 - 04:00
  • To plan and conduct survey of the operational area through Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) methods and characterize physical and human resources with special reference to identifying the technological and training needs of the farming community.
  • To compile all relevant recommendations/ packages of practices for the district to be meaningfully utilized in the training programmes and the follow up extension activities.
  • To plan and conduct production oriented and need-based short and long duration training courses both on the campus as well as in the villages for various target groups with priority on the resource poor sections.
  • To Organize Farm Science Clubs in order to inculcate in the younger generations a specific temper and an interest on agriculture and allied sciences and for scientific farming through supervised individual and group projects.
  • To develop and maintain the campus farms and demonstrations units on scientific lines as the facilities for providing work experience to the trainees, dissemination of the latest technologies and also as a means to achieve financial sustainability in due course of time.
  • To provide practical training facilities of the Kendra to the teachers and the students of vocational agriculture of the higher secondary schools.
  • To provide added training facilities of the area for home making and nutrition education for rural communities and gradually enlarging the training facilities to encompass other important area such as home/rural crafts and cottage industries with the requirements of the integrated rural development in collaboration with the concerned organizations.
  • To implement all such schemes of the ICAR and other related organizations which intend to strengthen the training and technology dissemination programmes as well as follow-up extension activities of the Kendra.
  • To undertake on-farm testing of the technologies developed by the National Agricultural Research Systems (NARS) in agriculture and allied fields for their suitability and identifying constrains.
  • To demonstrate the potentialities of various technologies recommend for adoption in maximizing yield per unit time and area under different resource conditions.