KVK  Milestones




Nimpith KVK - Milestones (1979-2018)



First 5 years (1979-84)


     Emphasis on training and demonstration mainly on borrowed knowledge from SAU & Research Institutes and innovation of        Land Shaping  technology for Sundarbans.

Second 5 years (1984-89)

Developing area specific technologies and more emphasis on extension including entrepreneurship development through            Land Shaping Programme.

Third 5 years (1989-94) 


Development of entrepreneurship on Fish Seed Nursery, Poultry Farming, Mushroom Production, Dairy farming etc.

Fourth 5 years (1994-99)


More coverage through Farm Science Clubs, other NGOs and CBOs and introduction of Cotton Cultivation in Sundarbans rice fallow.

Fifth 5 years (1999-2004)


Integrated resource utilization, micro level modules by analyzing Agro- Eco system; On Farm Research in farmersí fields, On Farm Testing Large scale cotton cultivation in rice-fallow lands.

         Sixth 5 years (2004-09)           


Developing linkage with National and International Institutes to standardize technologies; Emphasis on capacity building of CBOs; Seed production as commercial venture, Private Public Partnership development for marketing of agricultural produceImplementation of NWDPRA, AICRP on Sunflower & NAIP programme. Establishment of Medicinal Garden Demonstration Unit. Distribution of low cost greenhouse to progressive vegetable growers. Disease forecasting and SMS alert System. Model for waste water utilization and preservation of germ plasm of Bengal Goat by establishing Goat breeding farm. Sustainable IPM module development with main emphasis on eco-friendly management approaches.


 Seventh 5 years (2009-2014)      

An ISO 9001: 2008 Certified Institute Meenmitra Award by State Department of Fisheries Best Krishi Vigyan Kendra Award, Zone-II, ICAR-Best Krishi Vigyan Kendra Award (National), ICAR Krishi Vigyan Kendra Samman, National Award (Mahindra Sammriddhi India Agri Awards 2014)


Eighth 5 years (2014-2018)    

Demonstration & establishment of number of Integrated Farming System model through KVK developed Landshaping & Rainwater Harvesting Technology. Promotion of Ail cultivation technology and development of Climate Smart Village through NICRA Programme. Entrepreneurship development through ARYA Programme, Mass Production of Bio-Pesticide and Bio-Fertilizer at village level. Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Rashtriya Krishi Vigyan Protshahan Puraskar, 2016 at National Level.  Patenting of Animal Husbandry related technology. Emphasis in Soil & Plant Health Management including beekeeping for better pollination in crops.