Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Pahanda ‘A’ Durg (C.G.)
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Pahanda (A), Durg established in 25 March, 2017, under Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur. There are 3 Block (Patan, Durg, Dhamdha) in Durg district. In which 105 gram panchayats of Patan block and 35 gram panchayats of Dhamdha block are included in KVK working area.
- 1. In order to promote organic farming in the district, Krishi Vigyan Kendra is giving awareness to the farmers for the last four years and technical training is being given for demonstration on their fields. Also, in the field of those farmers, organic certification is being done with the C.G. organic certification agency. Due to which it is becoming easier to sell their organic products and they are getting good price.
- 2. Krishi Vigyan Kendra is also working in the field of agricultural mechanization in the district, in which the sowing of crops is being done by line sowing, broad bed and furrow method. Due to which the cost of cultivation is being reduced to the farmers.
- 3. At present, keeping in mind the empowerment of women, 4 women self-help groups have been formed by Krishi Vigyan Kendra, joining which rural women are able to earn well at home.