Welcome to Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Saharanpur

The Krishi Vigyan Kendra was sanctioned by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi in 1992 under administrative control of G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar. The KVK was transferred to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture & Technology, Meerut in 2000. Saharanpur District speedy transfer of technology to the farmers' fields. The operational area of this Krishi Vigyan Kendra comes under the western UP plain Zone. The aim of Krishi Vigyan Kendra is to reduce the time lag between generation of technology at the research institutions and it's transfer to the farmer's field for increasing production, productivity and income from the agriculture. To achieve this goal, five mandates have been envisaged in the design of the Krishi Vigyan Kendra.

Aims And Objectives

  • To demonstrate the latest Agricultural Technologies to the farmers as well as the extension workers of the Agriculture Line Department of the state/Non-Governmental organization with a view to reduce the time lag between the technologies generation and it's adoption.
  • To test and verify the technologies in the socio economic condition of the farmers and to identify the production constraints.
  • To get first hand scientific feed back from the fields and passing it to the research system in order to keep the scientist abreast with the performance of the technologies and the farming problems, so that they re -orient their research, education and training programmes accordingly.
  • To impart training to the farmers, farmwomen, rural youth and field level extension functionaries.
  • To provide training and communication support to the line department of the state/NGOs.
  • To develop extension models to be adopted by general extension system for large scale multiplications.