Krishi Vigyan Kendra


Krishi Vigyan Kendra is a frontline extension programme and innovative institutional model of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research. It is devoted to undertake the activities of technology assessment, refinement and dissemination through on farm testing, frontline demonstration, vocational training of farmers, rural youth, farm women and extension functionaries. Apart from this, KVK functions as an innovative agency for extending state of art services like online advisory and consultancy services.

  • To test and verify the technology on farmers’ fields through on-farm adaptive research and frontline demonstration to develop location-specific technologies
  • To demonstrate the latest agricultural technologies at the instructional farm with a view to reduce the technology dissemination losses
  • To impart training to practicing farmers, farm women and rural youth by following the method of “teaching by doing” and “learning by doing”
  • To organize vocational training programmes and income generation activities for rural youth and school drop outs by imparting skills
  • To organize skill and production-oriented short and long term training programmes’ both on and off-campus
  • To organize training for extension functionaries in the area of frontier technology
  • To organize kisan melas, field days and farmer-scientist interface programmes
  • To bring out literature, radio and TV programmes on modern technologies
  • Mandates
  • Conduct “On-farm testing” for identifying technologies in terms of location-specific sustainable land use systems through technology assessment and refinement
  • Organise frontline demonstrations on various crops to generate production data and feedback information
  • Organise short and long term vocational training courses in agriculture and allied vocations for the farmer and rural youth with emphasis on “learning by doing” for higher production on farms and generation of self employment
  • Organise training to update the extension personnel with emerging advances in. agricultural research on regular basis
  • Act as a knowledge and resource centre for advancement of agriculture in the district.
  • KVKs in Jharkhand

    Krishi Vigyan Kendras have been established in 22 districts of Jharkhand, out of which 16 KVKs are under the administrative control of Birsa Agricultural University, Ranchi in the following districts:

    S1. No. Name of the KVK Year of establishment Office Location
    1. West Singhbhum April, 1985 Jagannathpur
    2. Palamu April, 2003 ZARS, Chianki
    3. Pakur August, 2004 Maheshpur farm
    4. Lohardaga August, 2004 KiskoFarm
    5. Bokaro August, 2004 Petarwar
    6. Dumka August, 2004 ZARS, Dumka
    7. Giridih August, 2004 Bengabad
    8. Sahibganj August, 2004 Sahibganj
    9. Dhanbad April, 2005 Baliapur
    10. Chatra April, 2005 Tapej
    11. Garhwa April, 2005 DAOFarm
    12. East Singhbhum April, 2005 ZARS, Darisai
    13. Jamtara March, 2007 Beno
    14. Latehar March, 2007 Balumath
    15. Simdega March, 2007 Bano
    16. Saraikela-Kharsawan August, 2010 Gamharia

    Apart from this the University has been assigned the task by ICAR to provide technological backstopping to other KVKs under its area jurisdiction also, which are’ situated in the following districts:

    S1. No. Name of the KVK Host Organization Year of Establishment Office Location
    1. Ranchi Ram Krishna Mission 1977 Morabadi
    2. Hazaribag Holycross 1984 Hazaribag
    3. Deoghar District Administration 1985 Deoghar
    4. Gumla Vikas Bharti 2004 Bishunpur
    5. Koderma CRURRS 2005 Jainagar
    6. Godda GVT 2006 Godda
    7. Khunti IINRG 2014
  • Mandate 1: Technology Assessment and Refinement through OFT
  • Mandate 2 : Front Line Demonstrations
  • Mandate 3: Training for Practicing Farmers and Rural Youth
  • Mandate 4: Training Programmes for Extension Functionaries
  • Achievements under NICRA Project
  • Location Map of the KVK’s

Sri Uday Kumar Singh
(I/c Programme Coordinator)
Krishi Vigyan Kendra
P.O.- Petarwar (Near Block)
Dist.- Bokaro-829121
Tel : +91 9431126991
Fax : 06542-258963
E-mail :kvkbokaro@bauranchi.org


Sri R. K. Singh
(I/c Programme Coordinator)
Krishi Vigyan Kendra
Seed Multiplication Farm Kullu
Kullu Farm, Chatra-825401
Tel : +91 9431339380
Fax : 06541-223375
E-mail :kvkchatra@bauranchi.org


Dr. Shrikant Singh
(Programme Coordinator)
Krishi Vigyan Kendra
P.O.- Khunta Bandh
Dist.- Dumka-841101
Tel : +91 9431130454
Fax : 06434-236143
E-mail :kvkdumka@bauranchi.org


Dr. Arvind Mishra
(Programme Coordinator)
Krishi Vigyan Kendra
Baliyapur Farm
Dist.- Dhanbad-828201
Tel : +91 8986670651
Fax : 0326 2209432
E-mail :kvkdhanbad@bauranchi.org

East Singhbhum

Dr. (Miss) Arti Veena Ekka
(I/c Programme Coordinator)
Krishi Vigyan Kendra
Darisai (Khariya Colony)
Vill.- Barakhurshi,P.O.- Galudih
Dist.- East Singhbhum-832304
Tel : +91 9430305501 , 06585-291810
Fax : 06585-227457 / 225446
E-mail :kvkeastsinghbhum@bauranchi.org


Dr. Ajit Kumar Jha
(Programme Coordinator)
Divisional Agriculture Farm
Tel : +91
Fax : 06561-223961
E-mail :kvkgarhwa@bauranchi.org


Dr. Jayant Kumar Lal
(I/c Programme Coordinator)
Krishi Vigyan Kendra
P.O. Bengabad (Near Block Office)
Dist.- Giridih-815312
Tel : +91 9430740509
Fax : 06532-226672
E-mail :kvkgiridih@bauranchi.org


Sri Sanjiv Kumar
(I/c Programme Coordinator)
Krishi Vigyan Kendra
Agriculture Farm, Bena
Dist.- Jamtara-815351
Tel : +91 9473135509
Fax : 0643-3222457
E-mail :kvkjamtara@bauranchi.org


Dr. Shankar Kumar Singh
(I/c Programme Coordinator)
Krishi Vigyan Kendra
Kisko Farm
Dist.- Lohardaga-835302
Tel : +91 9431100641
Fax : 06526-223709
E-mail :kvklohardagga@bauranchi.org


Dr. Sunita Kandeyang
(I/c Programme Coordinator)
Krishi Vigyan Kendra
Seed Multiplication Farm, Balumath
Dist.- Latehar-829202
Tel : +91 7858007273
Fax : 06565-226301
E-mail :kvklatehar@bauranchi.org


Dr. Sanjeev Kumar
(Programme Coordinator)
Krishi Vigyan Kendra
P.O.- Maheshpur Farm
Dist.- Pakur-816106
Tel : +91
Fax : 06423-228556
E-mail :kvkpakur@bauranchi.org


Sri Lalit Kr. Das
(I/c Programme Coordinator)
Krishi Vigyan Kendra
P.O.- Chianki
Tel : +91 9431507690
Fax : 06562-222210
E-mail :kvkpalamu@bauranchi.org


Dr. Kiran Singh
(I/c Programme Coordinator)
Krishi Vigyan Kendra
Gamharia (Block Campus)
Dist- Saraikela-Kharasawan-832108
Fax :
E-mail :kvksaraikela@bauranchi.org


Sri Dilip Kumar Mahto
(I/c Programme Coordinator)
Krishi Vigyan Kendra
P.O.- Sahebganj Farm
Dist.- Sahebganj-816109
Tel: +91 9431720807
Fax : 06436-223931
E-mail :kvksahebganj@bauranchi.org


Dr. Ashok Kumar
(Programme Coordinator)
Krishi Vigyan Kendra
Seed Multiplication Farm, Bano
Dist.- Simdega-835201
Tel : +91 9431711339
Fax : 06525-225278
E-mail :kvksimdeg@bauranchi.org

West Singhbhum

Smt. Kanchan Mala
(I/c Programme Coordinator)
Krishi Vigyan Kendra
P.O.- Jagannathpur
Dist.- West Singhbhum-833203
Tel : +91 9431567854 , 06588-252647
Fax : 06589-233364
E-mail :

KVK Under NGOs/others

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Sujani
P.O. – Ghorlash
Dist. – Deoghar – 814 152

KVK Under NGOs/others

Krishi Vigyan Kendra Godda
Gramin Vikas Trust
Rautara Chowk, Near Durga Temple
Dist. – Godda – 814 133

KVK Under NGOs/others

Holy Cross
Krishi Vigyan Kendra
Near Kanary Hill
Dist. – Hazaribagh-825 301

KVK Under NGOs/others

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Koderma
P.O. & Vill. – Jainagar
Dist. – Koderma-825 324

KVK Under NGOs/others

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Gumla
Vikas Bharti Bishunpur
P.O. – Bishunpur
Dist. – Gumla-835 331

KVK Under NGOs/others

Ram Krishna Mission
Divyayan Krishi Vigyan Kendra
Dist. – Ranchi-834 008

KVK Under NGOs/others

Krishi Vigyan Kendra,Khunti
P.O.- Torpa
Dist.- Khunti

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