Union Government Launches KVK Portal for Monitoring of Farm Centres [ Current Affairs ]


The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh launched Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) portal in New Delhi. The various objective and feature are as given below.

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Objective of portal:

  • The portal objective to provide information and advisory to the farmers and facilitate online monitoring of the KVK activities.

Features of Portal:

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Mandate and Activities of KVKs:

  • The mandate of KVK is Technology Assessment and Demonstration for its Application and Capacity Development.

  • The following activities are for each KVK to implement the mandate efficiently,

    • Under various farming systems, on-farm testing to measure the location specificity of agricultural technologies
    • For the production potential of technologies on the farmers’ fields frontline demonstrations establish.
    • Expansion personnel and capacity development of farmers to update their knowledge and skills on modern agricultural technologies.
    • Provide farm advisories using ICT and other media.
    • To work as Knowledge and Resource Centre of agricultural technologies.

- Published on: July 11, 2016