Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Katni

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Piproudh, Katni (M.P)
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Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Katni was established in the year 2006 with the aim to transfer the refined agricultural technologies for cost effective enhancement of agricultural production and to empower the weaker sections of the society for livelihood security. Besides the immense contribution in socio economic upliftment of peasants, provided vocational trainings not only in agriculture but also in other self reliant, income generating activitiesenterprises such as tailoring, candle making, bakery products, fruits and vegetable preservation. Innovative programmes like e-linkage, kisan mobile sandesh, crop cafeteria, technology park, meadow orchard, rejuvenation of old orchards, development of scion bank, adoption of SRI in paddy and ridge and furrow system of planting in soybean etc. have facilitated farmersentrepreneurs to realize the motto of KVK i.e. “Reach the unreached”. Following bottom-up (participatory) and need oriented approach the KVK has earned credibility and visibility in Katni district. The agricultural productivity of major crops viz., soybean, paddy, wheat, gram, mustard, has increased significantly. By adopting three significant inputs viz., seed, variety and technology replacement, the average agricultural production of the district has increased by 30% and also the cost of cultivation reduced by 20%, this 30:20 formula make the farmers financially sustained. Other income generating activities supplementing the family income includes vermin composting, ,

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