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AAU-KVK, Kokrajhar

The KVK was established vide sanction order no. 3(88)/85 - KVK with financial support from the ICAR at Gossaigaon sub-division of Kokrajhar district and shares the campus with Regional Agricultural Research Station (RARS) of AAU for Lower Brahmaputra Valley Zone (LBVZ) of Assam.

The distance from the district headquarter Kokrajhar to the KVK is 50 km and can be approached by both road and rail communication. The Gossaigaon Haat is the nearest railway station for rail communication and Bagdogra, Shiliguri, West Bengal is the nearest airport located at 240 km distance. The KVK lies within the boundary of Bodoland Territorial Area District (BTAD) of Assam and people surrounding it belong to Bodos, Santhals, Rajbangshi and Muslim community.


Total land holding of KVK is 11.0 ha, 1.5 ha is under office building, 2.5 ha is under orchard and agro-forestry plants and land under seasonal crops are 7.0 ha. The operational area of KVK encompasses three sub-divisions viz. Kokrajhar, Gossaigaon, Parbatjhora and eight community development blocks namely Titaguri, Dotma, Gossaigaon, Kachugaon, Hatidhura, Debitola, Mahamaya and Rupshi. The KVK, Kokrajhar is regularly organising training programmes for farmers, farm-women, rural youth, extension personals of agriculture/other line departments/ NGO's and also conducting FLD on validated technologies for large scale adoption and OFT of newly developed technology for further refinement at farmers field covering a large number of farmers. The centre also renders various advisory services on different problems reported by farming community and development departments by conducting multidisciplinary team visits, interaction programmes, group discussions, organising seminars, exhibitions etc. and maintains good co-ordination with development agencies/organizations/departments.