About us


Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Dhule the “Farm Science Center” of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi was established in 1983. The KVK works for Dhule District of Maharashtra state and hosted by MahatmaPhule Krishi Vidyapeeth (MPKV), Rahuri, Maharashtra. The KVK is situated in the sprawling campus of College of Agriculture, Dhule. The objective of the KVK is to work on assessment, refinement and transfer of agricultural and allied technologies and tranfer of skill through training in agriculture and allied sectors for farmers/ farm womens of the district.

Our University- The Host Institute KVK, Dhule works under the administrative control of MPKV, Rahuri (MS). MPKV is a premier State Agriculture University in the country under the aegis of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi. At present 10 districts of western Maharashtra fall under the jurisdiction of this university. Agricultural education, research and extension education are the three mandates of this university. Govt. of India recognized MPKV, Rahuri university as “The Best Agriculture University of India in the year 2008 and sanction special funds of Rs. 100 Crores in the 11th five year plan. The University headquarters are located at Rahuri, Nagar-Manmad Rd(Highway No-6) at a distance of 35 Km from Ahmednagar.


Science and technology-led growth leading to enhanced productivity, profitability and sustainability of agriculture.


Farmer-centric growth in agriculture and allied sectors through application of appropriate technologies in specific agro-ecosystem perspective.


  • On-farm testing to assess the location specificity of agricultural technologies under various farming systems.

  • Frontline demonstrations to establish production potential of technologies on the farmers’ fields.

  • Capacity development of farmers and extension personnel to update their knowledge and skills on modern agricultural technologies.

  • To work as Knowledge and Resource Centre of agricultural technologies for supporting initiatives of public, private and voluntary sector in improving the agricultural economy of the district.

  • Provide farm advisories using ICT and other media means on varied subjects of interest to farmers

Functions/major activities

  • Technology refinement and technology generation are major focus area for this particular location on the special emphasis on the thrust area.
  • Imparting Need based Training programme, which are eco-friendly, technically suitable and economically viable in the resource poor areas.
  • Adoption of new technology in the KVK farm and diffusion of all these technology are being done through imparting training and conducted demonstration units on farmer’s fields in the adjoining villages.
  • To ensure quality and high yielding Seeds, Seedling, Poultry breeds, Fish seeds, Fingerling, Improve Agricultural Implements for increasing farm production and income generation to the Village community in every years.
  • To create Farm Science Club, Leadership development in both cases of Farmers and farm Women.
  • To organize field days, Health camp, Training Camp, Farmer day, Seminar Workshop, Krishi mela, Farm advisory services for upgradation of agricultural technology and adoption of modern technology in the farming community.