KRISHI VIGYAN KENDRA NAWANSHAH

KRISHI VIGYAN KENDRA HOSHIARPUR
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Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Amritsar was established in 2005 under the aegis of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Ludhiana with full financial assistance from Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). 12.0 acres of land was donated by Gram Panchayat, Village Jahangir, Block Verka & adjoining 7.5 Acres of land donated by village Nag Kalan, Block Majitha Amritsar. This total 19.5 acres of land is very fertile & is situated on Majitha Road at the distance of 12 km from Amritsar city. This farm is establised for the benefit of various sections of rural society. The KVK campus is located at about 155 kilometers distance from the main PAU, Ludhiana campus. Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) is an innovative science based institution which imparts trainings viz.: Practising Farmers/Farm women (short term-1-2 days), Vocational Trainings for Rural Youth (3-7 days) in the disciplines of Crop Production, Plant Protection, Horticulture, Soil Science, Animal Science and Home Science for farmers, farm women and unemployed rural youths. KVK also conduct In service trainings for short duration to extension personnels. It also conducts ‘On Farm Research’ for technology refinement and ‘Front Line Demonstrations’ to demonstrate the production potential of various agricultural technologies to the farmers as well as to the extension workers. KVK also undertakes in-service trainings for the field functionaries of different departments engaged in the upliftment of rural society. KVK works on the principle of Teaching and learning by doing. Collaborative participation of subject-matter specialists, extension workers and farmers to reduce the time lag between the generation of technologies and their transfer to the farmers through the application of science and technology
. Total land with KVK (in ha) : 7.8
» KVK Building is under construction at Village Nag Kalan
 

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