Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
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Krishi Vigyan Kendras

Posted On: 22 JUL 2022 4:31PM by PIB Delhi

There are 731 Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) in the country. State/UT wise number of KVKs is given in Table below.

There are 38 KVKs under the control of State Governments, 66 under ICAR Institutes, 103 under NGOs, 506 under Agricultural Universities, 3 under Central Universities, 3 under Public Sector Undertakings, 7 under Deemed to be Universities and 5 under Other Educational Institutions.

The technologies developed out of research conducted by ICAR are taken to farmers’ fields for its assessment by KVKs to ascertain their location specificity under various farming systems. KVKs also conduct large number of technology demonstrations at farmers’ fields for their adoption by the farmers. The KVKs conducted 1.84 lakh assessment trials of technologies in farmers’ fields and 12.12 lakh demonstrations on different technologies related to crops, livestock, fisheries, farm machineries and other enterprises during the last five years. 

State/UT wise number of KVKs

Name of State/ UT

Total

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

3

Andhra Pradesh

24

Arunachal Pradesh

17

Assam

26

Bihar

44

Chhattisgarh

28

Delhi

1

Goa

2

Gujarat

30

Haryana

18

Himachal Pradesh

13

Jammu & Kashmir

20

Jharkhand

24

Karnataka

33

Kerala

14

Ladakh

4

Lakshadweep

1

Madhya Pradesh

54

Maharashtra

50

Manipur

9

Meghalaya

7

Mizoram

8

Nagaland

11

Odisha

33

Puducherry

3

Punjab

22

Rajasthan

47

Sikkim

4

Tamil Nadu

32

Telangana

16

Tripura

8

Uttar Pradesh

89

Uttarakhand

13

West Bengal

23

Total

731

 

This information was given by the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.

 

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