The mandate of KVK
is Technology Assessment and Demonstration for its Application and Capacity Development.
To implement the mandate effectively, the following activities are envisaged for each KVK
On-farm testing to assess the location specificity of agricultural technologies under various farming systems
Frontline demonstrations to establish production potential of technologies on the farmers’ fields.
Capacity development of farmers and extension personnel to update their knowledge and skills on modern agricultural technologies.
To work as Knowledge and Resource Centre of agricultural technologies for supporting initiatives of public, private and voluntary sector in improving the agricultural economy of the district.
Provide farm advisories using ICT and other media means on varied subjects of interest to farmers
In addition, KVKs produce quality technological products (seed, planting material, bio-agents, livestock) and make it available to farmers, organize frontline extension activities, identify and document selected farm innovations and converge with ongoing schemes and programs within the mandate of KVK.