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.
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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.