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KVK, Golaghat

KVK, Golaghat is located in Khumtai in Golaghat district of Assam, which was established on 21st February, 1995 under Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat with an area of 12.26 ha. It is located on the Dhodar Ali at a distance of 18 km from Golaghat town and 12 km from the National Highway 37 at Kamargaon. Since inception, this Kendra has left no stone unturned in the transfer of agricultural technology to the end users, assuring development of agriculture and allied sectors.

Khumtai is a small village comprising 550 farm families. Major communities of the village are Ahom (60%) and Kachari (30%). Almost all the inhabitants are poor in economy. Agriculture is the main source of income of the villagers. Sali paddy is the major crop. During rabi season, pea, mustard and vegetables are grown in a commercial scale. Pig rearing is a common practice. The educational status of the village is not so high. However one college, one higher secondary school, two primary schools, a Telephone Exchange, a Post Office, a Circle Office, Police Outpost and a Primary health centre are established here.