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Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Katihar has been established in February, 2004 at Tingachhiya farm in Katihar district of Bihar. It is an innovative centre of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Pusa, New Delhi under the administrative control of Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour, Bhagalpur Bihar. The centre has the mandated activities of conducting on farm testing/trials (OFTs) with emerging advances in agricultural research for assessing, refining and demonstration of recently released technology to develop location specific sustainable production system and dedicated to organize vocational training in agriculture and allied fields for practicing farmers, farm women and rural youth. The Katihar district is quite suitable for cultivation of Jute, Makhana, Banana, Potato, Maize, Rice, Wheat, Oil seeds and Vegetables crops in different seasons of the year. The productivity enhancement of the field, fiber and horticultural crops with the concept of integrated farming system module is the major arena of thrust for development of agriculture in the district.

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The main mandates of the KVK, Katihar is :

  • Conduct on farm testing/trials (OFTs), for assessing, refining and documenting agricultural technologies to develop location specific sustainable production system.
  • Conduct front line demonstration (FLDs) on cereals, oilseeds, pulses and, horticultural crops and for generating production data and feedback.
  • Organize vocational training in agricultural and allied sector for practicing farmers, farm women and rural youth with emphasis on learning by doing for self employment and income generation.
  • Organize training for in-service extension personnel for updating their knowledge status.

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    • Call us : +91 9431432752
      Fax : 06452 - 246875

    • Office : Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Katihar
      Dist. - Katihar 854105 (Bihar) India

    • Information : katiharkvk@gmail.com

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