KVK Kadapa - About Us

 

Krishi Vigyan Kendra was established on 16th June 1993 at Mahanandi in the revenue division of Nandyal, Kurnool district. Later, it was shifted to Utukur village of Kadapa division in Y.S.R. district on 1st April 2005. It is functioning under the administrative control of Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad. The Indian Council of Agriculture Research, New Delhi finances totally to the centre through ANGRAU. KrishiVigyan Kendra is one of the Major Extension Wings established by the ICAR with main objective being the transfer of technology to farmers, farm women and rural youth related to Agriculture, Horticulture, Aquaculture and allied fields. Therefore firstly the Re-mandated Krishi Vigyan Kendra was established during September, 1999 under NATP at Zonal Agricultural Research Station,Nellore, Andhra Pradesh state under theAcharyaN. G. Ranga Agricultural University. The Re-mandated KVK was converted into KVK with effect from1stApril, 2004. KVK is located at Utukur on Kadapa – Bangalore high way, which is 4 km away from district head quarters.