Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVK)
are the district level farm science institute for speeedy transfer
of technology to the farmer’s fields. Krishi Vigyan Kendras
aim to reduce the time lag between generation of technology at the
research institutions/university & its transfer to the farmer’s
fields for increasing productivity and income from the agriculture
and allied sectors on a sustained basis.
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Ludhiana has been established in January 2005 at Samrala on Ludhiana-Chandigarh Highway at a distance of 35 K.M. from Ludhiana. KVK Ludhiana is having an operational area of 27 acres, out of which 23 acres of land is under cultivation and 4 acres of land is under buildings, roads, paths and irrigation channels. KVK runs its instructional farm on an area of 23 acres on which different kharif and rabi crops are grown and seed is produced under the seed production programme. The crops are sown, harvested and threshed according to package of practices of Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana. The seed is graded and then packed and sold to the farmers of the area to increase the production.