Activities and achievements of Krishi Vigyan Kendra of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Narakkal, Kerala

Martin Thompson, P K and Unnithan, K Asokakumaran (1994) Activities and achievements of Krishi Vigyan Kendra of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Narakkal, Kerala. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 132. pp. 9-12.

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    Abstract

    Krishi Vigyan Kendras are innovative grassroot level agricultural institutions established during the Fifth Five Year Plan (1973-'78) by Govt, of India through the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, based on the recommendations of National Education Commission (1964- '66). The Kendras aim at providing vocational education in agriculture and allied areas including fisheries, forestry, livestock, home science etc. for increasing agricultural production and thereby achieving integrated development of the rural sector. Farmers including women, school dropouts, unemployed youth, field level extension functionaries etc. are the target groups. KVKs are functioning under ICAR Institutes, Agricultural Universities and non-governmental organizations.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: KVK; Agricultural universities; Vocational education
    Subjects: Socio Economics and Extension > Fisheries Extension
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Agricultural Technology Information Centre
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Agricultural Technology Information Centre
    CMFRI-Kochi > Agricultural Technology Information Centre
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    Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2010 04:52
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:23
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/3569

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