Krishi Vigyan Kendra – Erode established farmers’ training centre “UZHAVARAGAM” with hostel facilities at KVK premises (Gobichettipalayam) with the support of Indian Council of Agricultural Research, and also has a rural training centre ‘Arivalayam’ at Arepalayam near Dimbam hills with the support of host organization.
The objective is to achieve “maximum out reach with maximum effectiveness”, Kendra gives more emphasis on building the capacities of the farming and rural community through various training programs.
Capacity building contributes to
Increase the awareness of rural farming communities on a number of farm related issues
Build their capacity to respond appropriately to their field realities
The training program also focuses on developing entrepreneurship skills to certain extent.
Arivalayam works as a comprehensive resource and designs training modules for the capacity building programs for the following category of the people.
- Rural Youths
- Extension Officials
- National and International NGOs etc.