Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Nawanshahr was established in 1995 under the aegis of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Ludhiana with full financial assistance from Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). 27 acres of land was transferred by the Agriculture Deptt Punjab and 15 acres were donated by Gram Panchayat, Village Bhagauran situated 2.5 KM from KVK Langroya farm its establishment for the benefit of various sections of rural society. The KVK campus is located at about 70 kms distance from the main PAU, Ludhiana campus on Nawanshahar-Chandigarh state highway at about 6 kms from Nawanshahar city. Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) is an innovative science based institution which imparts trainings viz.: Practising Farmers/Farm women (short term-1-2 days), Vocational Trainings for Rural Youth (3-5 days) and long term (1 week to 12 weeks) in the disciplines of Crop Production, Plant Protection, Horticulture, Agricultural Engineering, Animal Science and Home Science for farmers, farm women and unemployed rural youths. It also conducts ‘On Farm Research’ for technology refinement and ‘Front Line Demonstrations’ to demonstrate the production potential of various agricultural technologies to the farmers as well as to the extension workers. KVK also undertakes in-service trainings for the field functionaries of different departments engaged in the upliftment of rural society. Read More