Welcome to Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Mahoba

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Belatal, Mahoba was established in 2004 under the aegis of C.S. Azad University of Agriculture of Agriculture and Technology, Nawabganj Kanpur. The prime goal of KVK Mahoba is to accelerate agricultural and allied production in the operational area besides imparting training as per trainings needs and requirements of the farmers, farm women and rural youths including school drop-outs in the rural areas for self-employment and enhancing the productivity. 'Learning by doing' through work experience is the principle method of imparting skill trainings. This KVK was Transfer under administrative control of Banda University of Agriculture and Technology, Banda on dated 1st April, 2017

The climate of the district is semi-arid and the soils of the Central Plateau are coarse loamy, sandy, red (Raker and Parwa) and black (Kaber and Mar). Groundnut, Urd, Moong, Pigeon pea, Sesame, Lentil are grown in kharif season and Gram, Field Pea, Wheat, Barley, Mustard are grown in rabi season. Guava, Lime, Tomato and Brinjal are the main horticultural crops of the district.

Since, the inception of Krishi Vigyan Kendra in the year 2017 under the auspicious Institution BUAT, Banda, this KVK has been constantly making conspicuous contribution in the area of agricultural and allied enterprises along with women empowerment, entrepreneurship development. Despite the urbanization, infrastructure development, horizontal agriculture development has sustained the income level of agrarian masses of the district. Timely transfer of appropriate and cost-effective technologies based on felt needs of the peoples is its main focus.

KVK identified major thirst area of the district based on which KVK is preparing plans and implemented mandated activities i.e. Introduction of High yielding, short duration and drought tolerant varieties of quality seed of pulses, oilseeds, cereals and planting materials of vegetables and fruits, Watershed management in rainfed areas and promotion of Resource conservation technologies, Integrated farming for judicious use of farm resources, employment and income generation especially for marginal and small farmers through diversification of agriculture, Organic production, Formation and mobilization of farmers and farm women groups, Production and productivity improvement through IPM and IDM approach, Increase livestock productivity by implementing Feed management, Breed Improvement, and health care, Educating farmers about ill effects of "Anna Paratha", Promotion of protected cultivation practices in horticultural crops, Reduction of post-harvest losses and promotion of Value addition, Drudgery reduction and Malnutrition for empowerment of rural women.