* 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…
The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Government of India mandated the establishment of Krishi Vigyan Kendras as grassroots level Farm Science Centres designed to bridge the gap between available technologies at one end and their application for increased production at the other, with the object of bringing about sustainable integrated rural development, through a multi disciplinary approach.
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.
“Building institutions of the poor and marginalized which are appropriate to the resource to be managed and objective to be achieved”