Krishivignan Kendra

Apart from this JSS KVK implement various projects with the financial support of Government and Non-Government funding agencies like Dept. of Science and Technology, New Delhi,  CAPART, Dept. of Bio-Technology, New Delhi, National Horticulture Board, Infrasys etc.,

JSS Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Suttur, Mysore District is a transfer of technology centre  imparting training in non-formal method in Agriculture, Horticulture, Sericulture, Plant Protection, Animal Science, Soil Science and Home Science.

Mandates

  • Conducting “On-farm Testing” for identifying technologies in terms of location  specific sustainable land use system
  • Organize training to update the extension personnel with emerging advances in agricultural research on regular basis
  • Organize short and long term vocational training courses  in agriculture and allied vocations for farmers and rural youth with emphasis on “ learning by doing” for higher production on farms and generating self employment.
  • Organize frontline demonstrations on various crops to generate production data and feedback information

JSS Krishi Vigyan Kendra (JSS KVK) is a sponsored Project for JSS Mahavidyapeetha, Mysore from ICAR, New Delhi. The main objective of JSS KVK is to transfer the technology in Agriculture, and allied fields to farming community through, training, vocational training, demonstrations, on farm testing, field days, exhibitions and other extension activities.

This is an innovative project where farmers/farm women can solve all his/her problem once he/she visits the KVK. As the Subject Matter Specialist in Agronomy, Horticulture, Sericulture, Plant Protection, Animal Science and Home Science are working together in co-ordination with each other discipline  to aim at solving the problems, increasing the agricultural yield and improving the socio-economic conditions of the farmers who are the back-bone of green revolution.

The JSS KVK established in 1994 has made change in agricultural scenario in motivating farmers to accept suitable technologies in agriculture and allied fields. More than 10,000 farmers, 8000 farm women, 800 extension personnel and 2000 rural youth have been trained in one decade. The Percentage of adoption on an average is 40-50% upon the field of interest.