Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Bhagalpur
Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour, Bhagalpur

About Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Bhagalpur

  • The location of this Krishi Vigyan Kendra (Farm Science Centre) is in Sabour Block of Bhagalpur District which located in the Eastern part of Bihar. The district has an area of 2570 Sq. Km and lies between 24°30"and 25° 30" at North latitude and 86°30" and 87°30" East longitude at an elevation of around 55 Meter above the mean sea level (MSL). The economy of the district is characterized by agriculture and the main food crops grown in the area are Paddy, Wheat, Maize, Pulses and Oilseeds, engaging more than 70 % of the work force. Horticulture crops commonly grown are Mango, Banana, Litchi, Citrus, and Guava and among vegetables are Tomato, Potato, Brinjal, Cauliflower etc.


Mandate of KVK

  • Conducting on-farm testing to identify the location specificity of agricultural technologies under various farming systems.

  • Organizing frontline demonstrations to establish production potential of various crops and enterprises on the farmers’ fields.

  • Organizing need based training for farmers to update their knowledge and skills on modern agricultural technologies related to technology assessment, refinement and demonstration and training of extension personnel to orient them in the frontier areas of technology development.

  • Creating awareness about improved agricultural technologies among various clienteles through appropriate extension programmes.

  • Production of quality seeds, planting materials, livestock breeds, animal product bio-product etc as per the demand and supply the same to different clienteles.

  • Work as knowledge and resource centre of agricultural technology to support the initiative of public, private and voluntary sectors for improving the agricultural economy of the district.

Events


Kisaan Chaupal

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Bhagalpur had started “Kisan Chaupal”(KC) on April 28, 2012 in village Birnaudh of Block Goradih. The concept of Chaupal helps to solve agriculture related problems of the farmers and also facilitate transfer of knowledge, apart from informing women about the new findings in the field of Home Science.
The Kisan Chaupal is being organized every Saturday in one village of the district. Scientists of Krishi Vigyan Kendra Bhagalpur reply to the queries of the farmers. Films related to new methods and techniques in the field of Agriculture & Allied areas are also screened through projector at the village. The objectives of KC are mentioned as below:



  • Solving of the farmers’ problems through on spot experts advise

  • Active participation of villagers

  • Educating farmers about new advances in agriculture and allied areas

  • Empowering farm women

  • Reviving our tradition

  • Feedback of farmers regarding their problems