Welcome to Krishi Vigyan Kendra Kalyan, Purulia

KVK Kalyan, Purulia has been awarded “Rank A” by NILERD, An Autonomous Institution under NITI Aayog, Govt. of India.                            Last Date of application for the posts Programme Assistant (Lab Technician), Subject Matter Specialist (Agrometeorology), AgroMet Observer and Accountant is 20.09.2018 before 5 pm. Applications must be submitted by Speed Post/Registered Post only.

Forthcoming Events

Exposure visit of FIAC Chhatna, Bankura at KVK Purulia during 06-07.09.2018
Diploma in Agricultural Extension Services for Input Dealers (DAESI) Programme on 08.09.2018
Workshop on emerging issues of DAESI & STRY during 10- 11 September 2018 at SAMETI, Narendrapur

Recent Updates

Village level training programme at Jalika on 04.09.2018
Village level training programme at Gopalnagar on 31.08.2018
Village level training programme at Kustuka and Arita on 25.08.2018
Village level training programme at Arjunjora and Jambad on 24.08.2018
Village level training programme at Khatchiri and Gopalnagar on 23.08.2018
Village level training programme at Badhgarh on 21.08.2018
Meeting with Farm Science Club members on 13.08.2018
Orientation programme at ICAR-ATARI, Kolkata for Nodal Officers of KVKs regarding establishment of Automatic Weather Station on 09-10.08.2018
Training-cum-Workshop on KVK Sandesh under Digital Farming Initiatives in Agriculture on 07.08.2018
Exposure Visit of farmers of Raghunathpur-II block on 28.06.2018 at KVK
Exposure Visit of farmers of Purulia-II block on 26.06.2018 at KVK
Orientation Programme for leaders of Farm Science Club for enhancing leadership capabilities during 28.05.2018-01.06.2018
Workshop on Employment Generation through Medicinal Aromatic Plants during 18-19.05.2018

Kalyan Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) sponsored by Indian Council of Agricultural Resarch (ICAR), Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India started functioning for the district of Purulia since 1992 under the management of Kalyan at Jahajpur village of Purulia-II Block. Based on the recommendation of the Education Commission (1964-66) and the Inter-Ministerial Committee(1973),the ICAR decided in principle to establish Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) throughout the country. Kalyan Krishi Vigyan Kendra is the out-come of the National recommendation for the district of Purulia. Kalyan Krishi Vigyan Kendra runned by NGO Kalyan, affiliated by Ramakrishna Mission Loksiksha Parishad, narendrapur, 24-Pargana(s), West Bengal, is situated at village Jahajpur which is 13 km away from Purulia town, 9 km away from Kalyan Head Quarter and 2 km away from Amjora Bus stop on Purulia-Barakar Asansol State Highway.
Purulia district is a part of Chhotonagpur plateau under the sub-humid, sub-tropical, red and lateritic agro-climatic zone of West Bengal lying between 22.6 and 23.5North latitude and 85.75 and 86.65 East longitude.

Mandates of Krishi Vigyan Kendra

  • Assessment Refinement & Demonstration of technologies/products


  • On-farm testing to identify the location specificity of agricultural technologies under various farming systems
  • Organize Frontline Demonstrations to establish production potential of technologies on the farmers’ fields
  • Training of farmers to update their knowledge and skills in modern agricultural technologies
  • Training of extension personnel to orient them in the frontier areas of technology development
  • To work as resource and knowledge centre of agricultural technology for supporting initiatives of public, private and voluntary sector for improving the agricultural economy of the district