High quality apple production at Kulgam. Hon'ble Vice-Chancellor visiting KVK Farmers participating in the Kisan Mela at KVK Worthy Director Extension interacting with the Scientists Arial view of High-density apple plantation at KVK Farmers at KVK visit from different areas of Kulgam Seed Production cum demonstation plot at KVK Scientist/farmer interation programme Silver-corp at KVK trainee's fish pond Director ATARI at KVK campus Paddy seed production programme at KVK Modified nursery for paddy

Vision 2025 of KVK Kulgam

  • KVK Kulgam is moving ahead with multi-pronged strategy to face vague and complex challenges faced in the temperate agriculture to harness various opportunities realted to crop improvment and enhancement. KVK Kulgam has introduced integrated crop production technologies, keeping in view the sensitivities and effective response from the farmers. KVK has framed its VISION 2025 with with the following objective :-

    1. To ensure food and income security for all farmers of the district, through sustainable agriculture and technological innovations.

    2. To harness best power of science and technology with a expert touch for higher production and productivity of fruits and crops.

    3. To accomplish the mission of the ICAR— by giving highest priority to farmers through ‘farmer first’ strategy.

    4. To promote innovations and improve human resource capacity by involving all stakeholders in the food-supply chain.

    5. Strengthen institutional capacity for attaining sustainable food, nutrition, and livelihood security, and also for global competitiveness.

    6. Act as a catalyst in reclaiming degraded resources for agriculture, and conserve and enhance national wealth of natural resources and biodiversity.

    7. Promote adaptation and preparedness for meeting climate change challenge, and evolve mechanisms for effective drought and flood management.

    8. Foster repositories of genetic resources related to crop, livestock, fish, insects and micro-organisms for their sustainable utilization.

    9. Improve knowledge management system to act as an efficient clearing-house of technology, knowledge and information in agriculture and allied sectors.

    10. Facilitate quarantine, evolve mechanisms for sanitary and phytosanitary inspection of germplasm under exchange for research, and perform other regulatory functions.

    11. Develop and facilitate gradual replacement of pesticides, and execute mechanisms for bio-security of the country, especially that emerging from threat of gene piracy and cross-border vector-borne diseases.

    12. Reform agricultural education and extension systems, and enhance human resource befitting global competition.

    13. Foster linkages and collaborations with public and private, national and international organizations.