Krishi Vigyan Kendra Chandel

Chandel District, Manipur

                    KRISHI VIGYAN KENDRA,  CHANDEL 

  Krishi Vigyan Kendra is a district level Institution engaged in transfer of latest agricultural technologies to the end users for bridging the gap between production and productivity. It works through partnership mode with allied departments and agencies. The KVK Chandel was established on 11th October 2006 under the administrative control of the ICAR Research Complex for North Eastern Hill Region, Umiam, Meghalaya. Since inception this KVK has been endeavouring for the upliftment of socio- economic condition of the farming community of the district through scientific intervention in the agricultural and allied sectors.

 

        Objectives of KVK

  1. To demonstrate the new improved technology to the farmers as well as to the extension agency directly in the farmers field with their active participation.
  2. To identify the area specific problems of the farmers and prioritization of the identified problems as per their importance.
  3. To collect feedback from farmers and extension agencies and to provide linkages with scientists for the modification or refinement of technology.
  4. To impart training to the farmers, rural youth and extension functionaries for capacity building.
  5. To provide new and important information on agriculture and allied sectors to the extension agencies or NGO’s for wider circulation to improve their economic condition.
  6. To prepare different extension models and verify these models in the farmers field with their participation to create confidence among them.

            Mandate of KVK

  1. Conducting ‘on farm testing’ for identifying technologies in terms of location specific sustainable land use systems.
  2. Organizing training to update the extension personal with emerging advances in agricultural research on regular basis.
  3. Organize short and long term vocational training courses in agriculture and allied vocations for the farmers and rural youths with emphasis on “learning by doing” for higher productions on farms and generating self-employment.
  4. Organize frontline demonstrations on various crops to generate production data and feedback information.

 

 Chandel District Profile

 

The Chandel District (formerly known as Tengnoupal District) came into existence on May 13, 1974. The District lies in the south-eastern part of Manipur at 24o40' N Latitude and 93o50' E Longitude. It is the border district of the state. Its neighbours are Myanmar (erstwhile Burma) on the south, Ukhrul district on the east, Churachandpur district on the south and west, and Thoubal district on the north. It is about 64 km. away from Imphal. The National Highway No. 39 passes through this district.

It is a hill district with an area of 3,313 sq. km. As per Census 2011, Chandel had population of 133,182 (Male -  74,579 and female - 69, 603) and, the literacy rate is 71.11% ( Male 77.78% & Female 63.96%). The density of population per sq. km. is 44.