kvk The Krishi Vigyan Kendra KVK) is district level Farm Science Centre established by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) under Indira Gandhi Agriculture University, Raipur (C.G.). It is responsible to transfer agricultural technologies and research to the farmer's fields so that the farmer can gain the high productivity.
The KVK has excelled in bringing the modern technological packages at the farmers doorstep with the help of various instructional units. The KVK today has sufficient resources to impart training skills for not only the farmers but also the rural youth. The Krishi Vigyan Kendra Dantewada was established in 23rd December 2005 with following aims and objectives.
To bring about improvement in productivity through transfer of economically viable and environmentally sound technologies on various aspects such as crop production, farm mechanization, horticulture, animal husbandry, home science, etc.
To improve farm mechanization status of the district.
To improve rural entrepreneurship in agriculture and allied aspects.
To reduce farm women drudgery.
To establish strong linkage with farmers and line departments for faster developments in agriculture.

1. Assessment, refinement and demonstration of technology/ methodology/products.
2. Collaborate with the State Agricultural University/ Scientist of the Regional Research Station (Saheed Gundadhur Agriculture College and Research Station, Jagadlpur), the state extension personnel in "On-farming testing", refining and documenting the technologies for developing region specific sustainable land use systems.
3. Organize trainings to update the extension personnel within the area of operation with emerging advances in agricultural research on regular basis.
4. Organize long-term vocational training courses in agriculture and allied vocations for the rural youths with emphasis on "learning by doing " for generating self-employment through institutional financing.
5. Organize front-line demonstrations in various crops to generate production data and feedback information


1. On farm testing to identify the location specificity of technologies in various farming systems
2. Frontline demonstrations to establish production potentials of newly released technologies on farmersí fields and provide feedback.
3. Training of farmers and farmwomen 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.
4. Work as resources and knowledge centre of agricultural technology for supporting initiatives of public, private and voluntary sector for improving the agricultural economy of the district.
5. Create awareness about frontier technologies through large number of extension activities like Farmer fair, Field day, Strategic campaign, Ex-trainees meet, etc.
6. The seed and planting materials produce by the KVKs also be made available to the farmers.

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