About Us:

The Krishi Vigyan Kendra,Uttara Kannada  is a district level resource and knowledge centre established by the Indian Council of Agriculture (ICAR) , New Delhi in the year 2004 at Sirsi, Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka State.  This KVK comes under the jurisdiction of University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad.  The operational area of this KVK comes under Zone 9 and Zone 10 consisting of Transisional Zone, Hill Zone and Costal Zone.  The KVK is started with a mission to dessiminate the appropriate technologies to the farming community.

The KVK has popularized many modern technologies among the farming community by conducting trainings, campaigns, exhibitions, ghostis, seminars, melas etc.  The KVK today has suficient resources to impart trainings for not only to the farmers/farm women but also to the rural youth.  Rural youth are being trained to develop sustainable agriculture not only through improved agriculture technologies but also training them in marketing , entrepreneurship, value addition, organic farming etc. The KVK has developed linkages with other developmental organizations for funding the projects and implement the schemes.

 Mandate of KVK:   
The overall mandate of the KVK is to develop and disseminate location specific technological modules at district level through Technology Assessment, Refinement and Demonstration and to act as Knowledge and Resource Centre for agriculture and its allied activities. The specific activities to carry out this mandate are:       
  • 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 of farmers to update their knowledge and skills in 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 technologies to larger masses through appropriate extension programmes
  • Production and supply of good quality seeds and planting materials, livestock, poultry and fisheries breeds and products and various bio-products to the farming community.
  • Work as resource and knowledge centre of agricultural technology for supporting initiatives of public, private and voluntary sector for improving the agricultural economy of the district.    



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* Organised World Soil Health Day & Rabi Campaign on 5.12.2016

* Shreshtha Krishika and Krishi Mahile 2016-17 Awardees

* Shreshtha Yuva Krishika and Yuva Krishi Mahile 2016-17 Awardees

*Report of FARMERS' FAIR on Pradhan Mantri Fasal Beema Yojana (PMFBY) on 05.04.2016.

* Soil and Water Testing Facility is available at KVK

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Programme Assistant (Computer), KVK,Uttara Kananda, Sirsi