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  Role of KVK in changing perspective of global agricultural scenario
Identification and analysis of existing farming situations.
Assessment and refinement of different technologies under different farming situations.
Demonstration of newly released or likely to be released technologies and its management practices in the farmer's field under different farming situations.
Diversification and intensification in existing farming systems.
Reduction in yield gap through improvement in productivity and income of existing Enterprises / commodities in existing farming systems.
Improper crop management practices, soil erosion, water logging, soil acidity, loss of vegetative cover and bio-diversity etc. has posed serious threat to the sustainability of the agricultural production systems. KVK will emphasize on efficient management of natural resources.
Group approaches have been found highly effective in various developmental activities. KVK will take initiative in community organization for safeguarding common interest, empowerment of community and management of natural resources.
Enhancing credit flow and infrastructure development.
Effective forward and backward linkage.
  District Profile
  Agricultural and allied census!
Agriculture is the back bone of Indian Economy and therefore, occupies a prominent place in the economy of Assam. According to census 2001, the state possesses substantial number of rural population (87.10%) with 3730773 nos. of cultivators (14%) and 1263532 nos. of agricultural labours (4.7%). The diverse topography and ago climatic conditions of the region has made it vary conducive for cultivation of wide varieties of agricultural and horticultural crops. Bongaigaon is one of the major districts of Assam situated at the Northern part of Brahmaputra River under Lower Brahmaputra Valley Zone of Assam. Agriculture plays an important role in the economy of the district and about 70% of the rural population directly involve in agriculture as their livelihood. Rice is the major crop of the district which occupies 57% and 43% of cropped area during Kharif and Rabi seasons, respectively. The other important crops of the district are wheat, rape & mustard, jute, black gram, green gram, sesame, sugar cane, Rabi & kharif vegetables, ginger, turmeric, coconut, areca nut, pineapple, banana, citrus etc. The district has plentiful of natural resources, however, the process of harnessing and judicious utilization of these resources is not yet well defined. Therefore, there is need to design and formulate situation specific need based strategies by taking into account agronomic, climatic and socio-economic conditions as well as available resources worthiness of farmers.
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