Establishment of Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), under Indian Council for Agricultural Research, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India, on an MoU within the facilities, and supervision of FEEDS as Host Institution.
Krishi Vigyan Kendra – Sylvan (KVK-Sylvan), Hengbung is a Farm Science Centre which is technology transfer unit of ICAR. This centre is established with the dedicated mandate of transfer of various improved technologies of modern agriculture and its allied disciplines in the rugged hill district which is inhabited by several tribal communities. The KVK-Sylvan imparts the know – how of modern and innovative technologies to poor farmers to enhance food production without affecting nature and to improve their economy in the long run.
Since its commission, the KVK-Sylvan has organized nos. of different training programmes on various aspects of crop production, livestock production, Home Science, fisheries, Soil Conservation, Mushroom production. Besides the Front Line demonstration, KVK-Sylvan distributed improved seeds, high yielding varieties of trees and fruit saplings.