Kendra Hailakandi, ICAR, the innovative science based institution, was
established in the year 2010 vide: ICAR Order No. DIR/ICAR/2009/2 dated 26th March 2010.Foundation stone was laid by Shri Goutam Roy Hon'ble Minister of Excise and Border Area Development, Govt. of Assam in presence of Hon'ble MP Shri Lalit Mohan Suklabaidya and Hon'ble MLA Shri. Rahul Roy at Serispore ( Balikandi Grant) Hailakandi, on 31st March 2010.
Main objective of the KVK is to impart vocational training to the farmers, rural youth and
field level extension workers. The training programmes are designed
to impart the latest knowledge of technology innovation in the field of agriculture and allied sector. The primary objective of KVK is to reduce the gap between technology generation and technology implementation for the farmers through On Farm Testing (OFT) and Front Line demonstration (FLD), work
experience by applying the principle
of "learning by doing".
The goal of the KVK is to impart trainings as per the needs and requirements in agriculture and allied
sector to all the farmers, farm women and youths including
school drop-outs in the rural area. The effectiveness of the KVK was further enhanced by adding the activities related to of-farm testing
and Front Line Demonstration on major agricultural crops in
order to bring the latest technologies to the farmers at the earliest. It endeveaures to effect the technology by training the farmers on the basis of specific location
and resource orientation.
Functions & duties of the KVK
ü To impart the latest technologies on the field of agriculture to the farmers at the earliest by reducing the gap between technology innovation and technology implimentation.
ü To conduct Front Line Demonstration (FLDs).
ü To conduct On Farm Testing (OFT).
ü Other extension activities.