For speedy transfer of farm technologies, the KVK periodically organises
Farmers’ fair, Field Days, Vichar Goshthi, Educational tours, Production
and distribution of farm literature and receives support from mass media
– News papers, Radio and local news channels. These activities have
established and fostered close liaison, mutual trust and participation
of farming communities in the programmes of the KVK. The KVK has
organised/exhibited its stall in 11 Kisan Melas participated by 5200
farmers and more than 600 extension functionaries and different firms.
Eight Kissan Ghostis were organised during the period in which 1750
farmers participated and their queries addressed.
Similarly, 9 field days were organised that were attended by 551
farmers. Nine educational tours were organised within and outside the
state consisting of 188 farmers which were sponsored by the KVK.
Further, allied departments and NGOs bring farmers and farm women to
visit the demonstration units including fruits, crops, fisheries and
Home Science activities to KVK Jammu. Around 439 farmers visited to KVK
for consulting their problem and to gain first hand knowledge of latest
production technologies in income generation activities.
local and state level news-papers are periodically utilised to abreast
the farming community with seasonal recommendations through news
coverage and announcements.
state news channels periodically cover KVK activities, achievements and
success events of farmers. The KVK has a well developed Audio Visual
Unit and Exhibition cell, the exhibition unit of the centre have earned
prizes & laurals during Kisan Melas organised by district authorities.
The KVK has also been visited by Dr. S. Ayyappan, DG (ICAR), Dr. Narula
ZPD, Zone-1, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor of SKUAST-J, CGM, NABARD, Ministers
of Government of J&K who appriciated the efforts of the KVK.