Welcome to KVK, East Khasi Hills
Krishi Vigyan Kendra is innovative institution with a multidisciplinary team
of subject matter specialist for taking up various frontline programmes in
agricultural and allied sectors including on farm testing to identify the
location specificity of technology. Frontline demonstration to establish
its production potentials on yhe farmers fields, training of the farmers
to update their knowledge and skills, and training of extension personel
to orient them in the frontier areas of technology development. Each KVK
has a provision of an instructional farm to be developed in such a way that
it is educational as well as profitable.The instructional farm helps in
conducting the training programmes by following the principles of "Teaching by Doing"
and "Learning by Doing".
KVK's provide not only in agriculture and allied vocations but also in other income generating activities that may suplement the income of farm families. The methods employed in training could be formal and non-formal or a combination of both , depending upon the needs but emphasis remains to be on work-experiance, as suggested by Mohan Singh Metha Committee Report that "the programme should be operated as a plan of continuing education both in the technical and in the general sense".
How to reach
Location:Fifth Mile, Upper Shillong
Distance from Head Department:10Km
Distance from main city:10Km
Land mark:State Biological Control Laboratory
Total Area: 2748 Sq.Km
Population density:292 Per Sq.Km