Welcome to Directorate of Agriculture (Research & Extension)

The Directorate of Agriculture (Research & Extension) was established in 2001-2002 and responsible to transfer improved Agricultural Technologies to the farmers through different schemes

With this objective as a central theme, the Directorate of Agriculture (Research & Extension) is looking after 7 KVKs which are innovative science based institutions which undertake vocational training of farmers, farm women, rural youth etc. The institutions under the Directorate are also engaged in conducting on-farm research for technology refinement and front line demonstration to promptly disseminate the latest agricultural technologies to the farmers as well as the extension workers. Trainings in these institutions were imparted through the learning process of ‘Teaching by doing’ and ‘Learning by doing’.

Sl.No

Location of KVK

District

1.

Kolasib

Kolasib

2.

Hnahthial

Lunglei

3.

Khawzawl

Champhai

4.

Siaha

Siaha

5.

Chawnhu, Lawngtlai

Lawngtlai

6.

N.Vanlaiphai

Serchhip

7.

Lengpui

Mamit

Integrated Training Centre (ITC) Hnahthial under Lunglei District which was established in 1981 to impart basic Agricultural Training to Agricultural Field Functionaries is one such centre.

Another thrust area of the Directorate is in refining and adaptability testing of latest varieties of quality seeds which is taken up at Chemphai Farm.

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    Lalhmingthanga
    Secretary

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    Lalthansiama
    Director

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