The particulars of its organization, functions and duties

KVK is an institutional project of the ICAR to demonstrate the ‘Application’ of science and technology input of agricultural research and education on the farmers field and in the rural area with the help of a multi-disciplinary team of scientists. It is therefore, also called as a front line transfer of technology or extension system in the country. The emphasis is given to provide critical skills so that the participants may confidently use on their farms to increase agricultural productivity and also become economically self-reliant through gainful self-employment.

The powers and duties of its officers and employees

The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions (As defined by ICAR)

  • Planning and conducting surveys of the operational area to inventories and characterize physical and human resources with special reference to identifying the technological gaps and training needs of the farming community.
  • Planning various need based activities to overcome the problems.
  • Process mapping of various activities.
  • Implementation of trainings based on 7 steps cycle.
  • Developing and maintaining the campus farms and demonstration units in scientific manner.

•The Scientific Advisory Committee

A Scientific Advisory Committee is constituted in this KVK. This committee comprises a cross-section of both official and non-official members including a representative of the ICAR. This committee meets twice in a year and devotes maximum time in reviewing the progress and finalizing the future strategy of the training and follow-up extension activities. This also provides a strong mechanism for functional linkages with mother organization.

The Scientific Advisory Committee meetings are conducted to get necessary guidance and support to carry out the mandated activities of KVK in a more planned and scientific manner. The composition of the Committee is furnished herewith.

 

Head of the Host institute 

:

Chairman/Chairperson.

Director Extension of concerned SAU

Member

Zonal Coordinator of the concerned Zone

 :

Member

Representative of ICAR Instt./ ICAR Regional Research Station if located in the District or nearby

:

Member

Associate Director Research & Extension of the Zonal research Station in which KVK is located

:

Member

District officers of the line departments such as Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Soil conservation, Social/Agro forestry, Sericulture, Fisheries, Irrigation, Social welfare, small scale industries etc

:

Member

Representative of the Lead Bank of the District.

:

Member

Farm Radio officer of the AIR in which KVK is located.

Member

Representative of Doordarshan Centre in which KVK is located.

Member

Two Representatives of the farmers one small and one big nominated by the Head of host Instt

:

Member

Two Representatives of farm women nominated by the Head of host Instt.

 : 

Member

Program Coordinator

 : 

Member Secretary

Minutes are accessible to the public on demand. 

The names, designations andother particulars of the Public Information Officers

  • Mr. Kamalakar D. Ambekar,First Apealing officer &  Project head , Deendayal Research Institute, Beed
  • Dr Saurabh Sharma, Public Information Officer and Head & Sr. Scientist, KVK, Ambajogai, Dist. Beed.