Nadia Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) is situated in Nadia District of West Bengal under the administrative control of Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya (A State Agricultural University) and hundred percent sponsored by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi. This KVK has established on 5th February, 2004 (F.No.2-3/93-A.E.-I dated Feb. 05, 2004).
This KVK is situated at Gayeshpur and falls under the New Alluvial and old Alluvial Agro-climate zone of West Bengal. Soils here are moderately well drained, deep and medium textured, pH varies from 6.5 - 7.5 with a good base saturation. Annual rainfall in the area varies from 1,401-1,671 mm; maximum and minimum temperature ranges between 25.2 - 37.9℃ and 9.8 - 26.7℃ respectively. So far as the physiographic and irrigation facility is concerned, this district leaves scope to grow a wide variety of agricultural and horticultural crops.
Science and technology-led growth leading to enhanced productivity, profitability and sustainability of agriculture.
Farmer-centric growth in agriculture and allied sectors through application of appropriate technologies in specific agro-ecosystem perspective.
The mandate of KVK is Technology Assessment and Demonstration for its Application and Capacity Development - (TADA-CD).
On-farm testing to identify the location specificity of agricultural technologies under various farming systems.
Organize Frontline Demonstrations to establish production potential of technologies on the farmers' fields.
Training of farmers to update their knowledge and skills in modern agricultural technologies.
Training of extension personnel to orient them in the frontier areas of technology development.
To work as resource and knowledge centre of agricultural technology for supporting initiatives of public, private and voluntary sector for improving the agricultural economy of the district.