Krishi Vigyan Kendra,ICAR-Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow

The Krishi Vigyan Kendra (Farm Science Centre), an innovative science–based institution was established to accelerate the agricultural production and also to improve the socio-economic conditions of the farming community of Lucknow district. This Kendra was transferred to Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research on dated 25 October 1999. Aim of KVK is accelerate agricultural production and allied activities for improving the economic status of the agrarian community. The concept of vocational training programme in agriculture through KVK grew substantially due to greater demand for improved/agriculture technology by the farmers. The farmers require not only the knowledge and understanding of intricacy of technologies, but also progressively more and more skills in various complex agricultural adoptions on their farms. The effectiveness of the KVK was further enhanced by the 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 orientated. It run the need based skill oriented training programme for creating job opportunities for rural community. It also acts as a facilitator to coordinate the extension activities of different line departments for the benefit of the farmers.KVK also coordinate in disseminating sugarcane based production technologies in neighboring KVKs. KVK was designed to impart the latest knowledge to the farmers through work experiences by applying the principles of “Teaching by Doing and Learning by Doing”.


KVK, Lucknow is located at a distance of 5 kms from Charbagh railway station and 10Km. from airport towards Raibareli road (NH 24B) in Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research campus (ICAR).

Mandate of KVK

Assessment, refinement and demonstration of technologies/products.

Vision and Mission

  • Krishi Vigyan Kendra, IISR, Lucknow aims to be serve the leading agricultural technologies to farming community.
  • Krishi Vigyan Kendra, IISR,Lucknow delivers demand driven agricultural services by qualified professionals.

  • Major Thrust Area

    Crop / Enterprise Thrust Area
    Pegion Pea and Field Pea Integrated Crop Management and Introduction of HYV
    Wheat in Zero Tillage Resource Conservation Technology in paddy-wheat system
    Mustard and Sesame Integrated crop management and Integrated pest management
    Barseem, Sorghum and Fodder beet Commercial green fodder production and fodder seed production.
    Wheat Varietal Evaluation / Introduction of HYV, Quality seed production
    Livestock Production & Mgt Use of mineral mixture in animal ration, deworming and Vaccination against H.S., B.Q. & FMD. Diseases for hea improving the milk production and good health.
    Vegetable Pea and Okra Integrated Nutrient Management and Integrated Pest Management
    Potato Integrated Crop Management and Integrated Disease Management and Introduction of processing varieties (Chips, French fries and Aloo ki bhujia & papar)
    Mango ICM / Integrated Nutrient Management / IPM