Learning By Doing
Production of quality seeds, planting material value added products
nutrient mixtures as per the demand & supply to the farmers


The Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kolar is a district level resource and knowledge centre established by the Indian Council of Agriculture (ICAR), New Delhi in the year 2012 at Kolar, Karnataka State. This KVK comes under the jurisdiction of University of Horticultural Sciences, Bagalkot and located at Kolar. Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) was to cater the needs of the farming community of Kolar district. The major objectives of KVK is to organize need based and skill oriented training programmes for practicing farmers and farm women by the principles of 'Learning by doing' and 'Teaching by doing' . Considerable amount of work has been done by the KVK by way of transferring technologies related to rainfed farming through On Farm Testing (OFTs), Front line Demonstrations (FLDs), Trainings and Extension activities. The farmers, farm women and rural youth in the Kolar District are being benefited by the KVK activities and trainings since its inception.

  • Conducting on-farm testing to identify the location specificity of agricultural technologies under various farming systems.
  • Organizing frontline demonstrations to establish production potential of various crops and enterprises on the farmers' fields.
  • Organizing need based training for farmers to update their knowledge and skills in modern agricultural technologies related to technology assessment, refinement and demonstration, and training of extension personnel to orient them in the frontier areas of technology development
  • Creating awareness about improved agricultural technologies among various clienteles through an appropriate extension programmes
  • Production of quality seeds, planting materials, livestock breeds, animal products, bio-products etc., as per the demand and supply the same to different clienteles
  • Work as resource and knowledge centre of Agricultural Technology to support the initiatives of public, private and voluntary sectors for improving the agricultural economy of the district