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Training Programme on Mushroom Production Technology for the Trainers of KVKs of Zone I from 27 September - 2 October 2010 at Directorate of Mushroom Research, Solan

Training Programme on Micro Processing and Packaging of Fruits and Vegetables for SMS of KVKs of Zone I from 2-4 September 2010 at Central Institute of Post Harvest Engineering & Technology (CIPHET), Ludhiana




Zonal Project Directorate was established by the ICAR, New Delhi at Ludhiana during 1979 to monitor and review lab to land programme. Presently, this Directorate is actively engaged in planning, monitoring, reviewing and evaluating the ICAR sponsored transfer of technology projects implemented through Krishi Vigyan Kendras located in Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir.

   ZPD Mandate

Formulation & implementation of Plans of KVKs

Monitoring & Evaluation

Infrastructure development & financial management

   KVK Mandate
   Assessment, refinement & demonstration of technology/products
   KVK Activities

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 farmersí 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


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