JSS Krishi Vignana Kendra (Agricultural Sciences Centre), Suttur
JSS Krishi Vignana Kendra (Agricultural Sciences Centre) was established in the year 1994 at Suttur. The Centre is sanctioned by the Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR), Government of India. It engages in the transfer of the technical know-how to the farmers, enabling them to 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., by adopting the latest farming practices. Apart from this, experts visit the fields of trained farmers and give them further guidance and ensure that the farmers practice modern agricultural methods to increase crop output. Training programmes on farming practices and methods are being conducted for farmers, women, and youth periodically. They are prompted to adopt modern methods of agriculture to reap better benefits from farming. In a year about 2229 farmers have been trained under various programmes.