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Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Arnej

Mandate of the center

  • To organize short and long-term vocational training courses in agricultural and allied vocation for the farmers and rural youth with emphasis on “learning by doing “for higher production on farms and generating self-employment.
  •  To organize frontline demonstration on various crops to generating production data and feedback information.
  •  To organize training to update the extension personnel with emerging advances in agricultural research on regular basis.
  •  To undertake “on-farm testing” for identifying technologies in terms of location specific sustainable land use systems

        Major Thrust Area:

  • Improving productivity of paddy, cotton, wheat, mustard, cumin and gram through adopting latest dry land agricultural technology.
  •  Management of problematic soils.
  •  To encourage farmers for sustainable development through organic farming.
  •  Enhancement of the livestock production through scientific breeding, feeding and management practices.
  •  Promotion of alternative land use system for agro-forestry and agro-horticultural crops.
  • Upliftment of socio economic status of rural women by introduction of income generating activities like sewing, embroidery, fruit preservation etc.
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