JSS Krishi Vignana Kendra (Agricultural Sciences Centre), Suttur
The JSS Krishi Vignana Kendra (Agricultural Sciences Centre) was established in the year 1994 at Suttur. This Centre has been sanctioned by the Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) of the Government of India. It is engaged in transfer of technical know-how to the farmers enabling them adopt modern agronomic policies. Sri Math has given 52 acres of its land which is being utilized for conducting demonstrations for cultivating crops like paddy, sugarcane, mulberry etc. as per latest practices. Apart from this, experts make follow up visits to the farmer’s fields and ensure that the farmers adopt modern agricultural methods to increase crop output. Training programmes on agricultural practices and methods are being conducted for farmers, women and youth and they are prompted to adopt modern methods of agriculture. During the year, 2229 farmers have been trained under various programmes. Experts visit the fields of the trained farmers and give them further guidance.