About us

The Krishi Vigyan Kendra is a district level Farm Science Center established by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi at Dhule District for speedy transfer of technology to the farmers fields. The aim of Krishi Vigyan Kendra is to reduce the time lag between Generation of technology at the research institutions and its transfer to the farmers field for increasing production, productivity and income from the agriculture and allied sectors on a sustained basis. KVK, Dhule was established in May,1983 under Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri Dist: Ahmednagar (M.S) funded by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi on 100% basis. KVK, Dhule is actively engaged in transfer of ecologically sound and economically viable technologies to cater to the needs of rural community of the Dhule district to improve their socio-economic status. Since beginning of this KVK, a social, economical Survey was conducted from time to time to know the geographical, economical status, Cropping pattern, Livestock population and training needs of the farmers. The major part of the district comes under the Scarcity Zone and hence the major cultivable area is drought prone.The district comprises of 42 per cent of tribal population spread over the district. Besides agriculture, this district is having abundant livestock wealth and dense forest. Since its inception, this KVK has completed numerous Agricultural development Programmes with great success and has brought joy in the families of farmers by helping them to boost up their production through adoption of improved farm methods. Trainings, demonstrations, supply of reliable seed and plant materials, field days, group discussion, Exposure visits, Exhibitions, Farmers Rallies, Broad casting of new technologies on All India Radio, Film/Video shows etc are the tools explored by this KVK to achieve this splendid task of up lifting farmers in general and tribal in particular.