KVK Profile

Profile of KVK-MAYURBHANJ-2(Odisha)


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Angarpada, At/P.O.: Kheri, Bloock: JashipurDist.: Mayurbhanj 751091

Year of Establishment


Host Organization

Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneswar, ODISHA

Farm (ha)


Area of work

12 BLOCKS of Mayurbhanj district

Facilities available

Office operating in RRTTS office


Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Mayurbhanj-II is the second KVK of the district which was established in March 2012 in the Angarpada village of Jasipur block which is around 105 kms away from the district head quarter i.e. Baripada along the side of the National Highway-6. The centre was set up with a vision to empower the farmers with advanced agricultural techniques and ameliorating their socio-economic status. The campus of the institute spreads over an area of 50 acres of agricultural land.

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Mayurbhanj- II is mainly focused on the overall development of tribal farmers those are dominant in the region by virtue of spreading technical knowledge of agriculture and allied sector, basically focussed on gender specific and women empowerment. KVK is providing on regular basis vegetable seedlings, paddy foundation seeds, and poultry chicks etc.

Krishi Vigyan Kendra is the frontier for technology transfer from the research institute to the farmers. The prime goal of it is to accelerate agricultural and allied production in the operational area besides imparting training as per needs and requirements of the farmers, farm women and rural youths including school drop outs in the rural areas for self employment and enhancing the productivity. “Teaching by doing” and “learning by doing” through work experience is the principle methods of imparting skill training programme. On farm trials and Front Line Demonstrations of various technologies and roping them to farm community has been the major endeavour of KVK. It is functioning with 3 scientists, 3 technical assistant, and 5 administrative and supporting staffs.

Location of the KVK :

   Geo-coordinates of the location (in degrees, minutes and seconds):

      Latitude:   210 56’ 16.5’’ N

    Longitude: 860 03’ 58.6’’ E

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