About us, Mandate and Objective and our Expert team

About us...

The Krishi Vigyan Kendra is a district level Farm Science Center established during 1995 by the Indian Council of Agricultural research (ICAR), New Delhi at Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur, Chhattisgarh for speedy transfer of technology to the farmers fields. The operational area of this Krishi Vigyan Kendra comes under the ICAR, Zone VII, JNKV, Jabalpur (M.P.).


The overall mandate ofthe 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.

Objectives of Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs)

The first KVK, on a pilot basis, was established in1974 at Pondicherry under the administrative control of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore. The mandates of KVKs are as follows-

Mandates of KVK

Our Expert Team

Senior Scientist & Head (In-charge)
Subject Matter Specialist (Entomology)
Ranjeet Kumar Modi
Subject Matter Specialist ( Horticulture)
Dr. Chetna
Subject Matter Specialist ( Soil Science and Agril Chemistry)
Dr. Vedhika Sahu
Subject Matter Specialist ( Farm Machinery and Power Engg.)
Er. Jitendra Kumar Joshi
Subject Matter Specialist ( Agronomy)
Dr. (Smt.) Pragya Pandey
Programme Assistant (Computer)
Shiv Kumar Sinha
Assistant Grade-I
Chaitram Sahu
Panchuram Yadav