Krishi Vigyan Kendra (Farm Science Centre), an innovative science based institutions, is established mainly to impart vocational training to the farmers and field level extension workers. The training programmes were designed to impart the latest knowledge to the farmers through work experience by applying the principles of ‘Teaching by Doing’ and ‘Learning by Doing’. The prime goal of KVK is to impart training as per needs and requirements in agriculture and allied enterprises to all farmers, farm women and farm youths including school drop-outs in the rural area. The effectiveness of the KVK was further enhanced by adding the activities related to on-farm testing and Front-Line Demonstration on major agricultural technologies in order to make the training of farmers location specific, need based and resource-oriented.
Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Lawngtlai District is one of the youngest KVKs in NE India. The Kendra was inaugurated on 5th August, 2008 by Hon’ble Agriculture Minister of Mizoram. The host organization is Directorate of Agriculture (Research & Education), Govt. of Mizoram. It is located at a beautiful hill of Chawnhu Village, about 2.5 km from Lawngtlai town, capital of Lawngtlai District. From the KVK complex, there is a good panoramic view of the mighty Blue Mountain (Phawngpui), the highest peak of Mizoram (2157 metres) on the northeast side and a scenic view of Saiha town and the neighbouring KVK, Saiha District on the eastern side. The biggest river Chhimtuipui (Kolodyne) separates these two districts.
The inauguration function was chaired by Shri. Zahminga, Deputy
Commissiner, Lawngtlai District. Shri J. Lalzamliana, Dy.
Director, Department of Agriculture (R&E) gave a brief
introduction of Krishi Vigyan Kendra. Speech was also delivered
by Guest of Honour Shri. C.Thanghluna, CEM, Dr. O.P.Singh,
Director, Department of Agriculture (R&E) and Shri.
Zoramdinthanga, VCP, Chawnhu, followed by introduction of the
newly recruited staff of KVK, Lawngtlai. Since the inauguration, Officers & staff of KVK, Lawngtlai gear up for activities to bring about changes to the community of Lawngtlai district. Different activities like trainings, farm demonstrations, on and off campus trainings, detail survey of Lawngtlai District etc had been taken up