Mandate of KVK
Conduct on farm testing/trials (OFTs), for assessing, refining and documenting agricultural technologies to develop location specific sustainable production system.
Conduct front line demonstration (FLDs) on cereals, oilseeds, pulses and, horticultural crops and for generating production data and feedback.
Organize vocational training in agricultural and allied sector for practicing farmers, farm women and rural youth with emphasis on learning by doing for self employment and income generation.
Organize training for in-service extension personnel for updating their knowledge status.
The concept of Chaupal helps to solve agriculture related problems of the farmers and also facilitate transfer of knowledge, apart from informing women about the new findings in the field of Home Science.
The Kisan Chaupal is being organized every Saturday in one village of the district. Scientists of Krishi Vigyan Kendra Saharsa reply to the queries of the farmers. Films related to new methods and techniques in the field of Agriculture & Allied areas are also screened through projector at the village. The objectives of KC are mentioned as below :
Solving of the farmers’ problems through on spot experts advise
Active participation of villagers
Educating farmers about new advances in agriculture and allied areas
Empowering farm women
Reviving our tradition
Feedback of farmers regarding their problems