* Increase the income of vulnerable families through the creation of sustainable livelihood opportunities.
* Promote self-managed and dynamic local level institutions.
* Create healthy living conditions for families and communities in the Kendra’s working area.
* Influence on research agenda (and policy) to meet the legitimate requirements of farming communities.
Welcome to Krishi Vigyan Kendra…
Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Government of India mandated the establishment of Krishi Vigyan Kendras as grassroots level Farm Science Centres to provide various types of farm support activities like technology dissemination to farmers, training, awareness to achieve the set of objectives. KVK have made dent and has become part of decentralized planning and implementation instrument to achieve desired level of growth in agriculture and allied sector in the district.
KVK play a vital role in conducting on farm testing to demonstrate location specific agricultural technologies. KVK conducts demonstrations to prove the potential of various crops at farmers’ fields. Also conduct need based training programmes for the benefit of farmers and farm women, rural youths. KVK creates awareness about improved agricultural technologies through extension programmes. Critical and quality inputs like seeds, planting materials, organic products, bio fertilizers and livestock are produced by the KVK and made available to the farmers.
In this context, KRISHI VIGYAN KENDRA – MYRADA was established in the year 1992 in Erode District of Tamil Nadu as a partnership between MYRADA and the ICAR.
MYRADA – Mysore Resettlement And Development Agency is the Host Organization of KVK was started in 1968. At present, MYRADA directly managing 18 projects in different district of Karnataka, TamilNadu and Andhra Pradesh. There are other States where it has collaborated with Government, Bilateral and Multilateral Programs, by contributing to program design and supporting implementation through regular training, exposure. MYRADA serves the rural farming community by organizing various capacity building programs in agriculture and allied activities through appropriate local level institutions.
Krishi Vigyan Kendra located at Gobichettipalayam of Erode District in Tamilnadu by covering 7 Taluks namely Anthiyur, Bhavani, Gobichettipalayam, Perundurai, Santhyamangalam and Talavadi for the benefit of Erode District Farming Community.