Year of establishment: 1983
Milestones (1983 – 2008)
First 5 years (1983 – 1987) : Establishement of KVK, Bench mark
survey of the adopted villages, construction of Administrative Buildings, Staff
Quarters, setting up of demonstration units, Farmers’ training, vocational
training, Lab to Land Programmes.
2nd five years: (1987 – 1992 )
Strengthening of demonstration units with the help of different agencies viz.
District Rural Development Agencies, Bankura,
Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of W.B. Training of farmers, farm
women, rural youth, extension functionaries, participation in national programme of Oil seed and Pulses Production Programme.
3rd five years ( 1992
– 1997): Participation in participatory mode of extension programme,
to undertake the extension research programme. On
station trials with the SAU.
4th five year ( 1997
– 2002): Emphasis on participatory mode of formulation of extension programme with the
farming community in selecting the technologies and their implementation.
5th five years (2002 – 2007): Increased liason with the district level line departments in the implementatin of different programmes.
Recent years ( 2008 on
wards.) : On farm trial and testing for the assessment and refinement of
technologies in participatory mode. Recognition of District Level Training
institute for the training of newly elected PRI members of the district.