About Us

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Balasore was established at Devog,Baliapal as per the sanction of ICAR vide letter No. 22/82-Edn. II/KVK dated 17.01.1983. This Kendra is functioning under Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology with 100% funding by ICAR. KVKs provide several farm support activities like providing technology dissemination to farmers, training, awareness etc. To achieve the set objectives KVKs undertake following types of activities in the adopted villages: (1) Farm Advisory Service (2) Training programme for different categories of people. (3) Training programme for the extension functionaries. (4) Front Line Demonstration (Fill) (5) On

Farm Testing (OFT).KVKs conducts demonstrations to prove the potential of various crops at farmers fields. They create awareness about improved agricultural technologies through large number of extension programmes. Critical and quality inputs like seeds, planting materials, organic products, biofertilizers and livestock, piglet and poultry strains are produced by the KVKs and made available to the farmers.