Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare launches Krishi Vigyan Kendra

Q.  Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare has launched which portal for rural districts in the country?
- Published on 11 Jul 16

a. Krishi Vigyan Kendra
b. Krishi Vigyan Sangathan
c. Krishi Vigyan Sabha
d. Krishi Vigyan Sammelan

ANSWER: Krishi Vigyan Kendra
Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh has launched Krishi Vigyan Kendra portal in New Delhi.
  • There are 645 Krishi Vigyankendras in the nation; centres were established in the rural districts of the country.
  • Every KVK has a direct interface and linkage with at least 1000 farmers.
  • Farmers and agriculturalists earlier had difficulty accessing information as there was no online monitoring system earlier.
  • Portal will provide a platform to provide information and advisory to farmers and facilitate online monitoring of KVK activities.
  • KVKs are the the main centre of knowledge and resource in the field of agriculture at the district level.
  • This portal will help in monitoring at the national level and providing advisory and timely information to farmers.
  • Mandate of KVK is Technology Assessment and Demonstration for its Application and Capacity Development

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