KVK Malangpora was established at Malangpora in the district of pulwama in the year 1983.It is about 10 km away from district head quarter and 50 Km from SKUAST headquarters located at Shalimar in the district Srinagar.The KVK is a grass root-level institution designed and developed to impart need based and skill oriented, short and long term vocational training course to farmer, from women, un-employed youth,school dropouts and landless labours.Besides it is an excellent example of participatory and cooperative approach in which the members of farming community, officers of the line Departments, the Research Organizations, collectively try to solve technological needs of the farming community of a particular district. They meet, discuss plan and review the KVK activities for implementation.

Mandate

  • Vocational Training
  • On-Farm Testing
  • In-Service Training
  • Demonstrations
  • Farm Advisory Services

Thrust Areas Identified for KVK

  • Bee Keeping
  • Saffron Cultivation
  • Fruit Cultivation
  • Vegetable Cultivation
  • Dairying

District Profile
Name of District:Pulwama
Year of establishment:1979
Location:South Central Part of Kashmir Kashmir
No. of Tehsils:04 (Pulwma, Shopian, Pampore and Tral)
No. of Villages:554
No. of Community Dev. Blocks:06 (Six)
Area:1398 Sq. Kms
Population in Rural Areas:89%
Population in Urban Areas:11%
Climate of District:Sub humid temperate
Soil Type:a. Lower Plain Soils Karewas
  b. Group of Locustine origin
  c. High altitude soils

 


 
 
Developed & Maintained at KVK Malangpora, SKUAST-K