ICAR KVK Buxar was established in 20.03.2007 under the administrative control of ICAR-Research Complex for Eastern Region, Patna IN. Buxar is well known for the historical event “Battle of Buxar” (22nd October, 1764) .
Mandate & Activity
Take a stock of appropriate technologies in agro-ecosystems perspective in acontinuum for overall improvement in the social and economic well being of the farming community.
Bringing desirable behavioral changes associated with awareness,knowledge, skill and attitude among the farmers and other stakeholders fortechnology-led growth in farming and allied enterprises.
The mandate of KVK is application of technology/products throughassessment, refinement and demonstration for adoption.To implement the mandate effectively, the following activities are envisagedfor each KVK :
a) On-farm testing to identify the location specificity of agricultural technologiesunder various farming systems.
b) Frontline demonstrations to establish production potentials of technologies onthe farmers’ fields.
c) Training of farmers and extension personnel to update their knowledge andskills in modern agricultural technologies.
d) Work as resource and knowledge centre of agricultural technologies forsupporting initiatives of public, private and voluntary sector for improving theagricultural economy of the district.
e) Provide farm advisories to farmers on marketing of agricultural produce.
f) Identify, document and validate selected farm innovations.
g) Select suitable ICT for reaching the unreached.
h) Produce and make available technological products like seed, plantingmaterial, bio agents, young ones of livestock etc to the farmers as per theirresources.
i) Organize extension activities to create awareness about improved agriculturaltechnologies.
In addition, KVKs would also implement sponsored schemes/programmeswhichare within the mandate of KVK.