Krishi Vigyan Kendra
About Krishi Vigyan Kendra:
Roever Educational and Social Developmental Institutions, Perambalur, Tamil Nadu India run by St.John Sangam Trust, has over 35 years of service in managing educational, social and charitable institutions, with a total of 37 institutions in and around Perambalur. The Trust established these institutions in memory of a German Missionary, Reverend Fr. Hans Roever, who initially established a boys’ home in 1948 for students in and around Perambalur region. Since 1978, under the vision and tireless hard work of Dr.K.Varadharaajen, the Chairman & Managing Trustee and a student of Fr. Roever, the initial establishment has grown to include 37 institutions of higher learning and social development. The Roever Educational and Social Development Institutions have a proven track record of social development and gives preference to students from rural and poor families. HRKVK is one such research institution run by St.John Sangam Trust. Hans Roever Krishi Vigyan Kendra is sanctioned and funded by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Govt. of India, New Delhi and managed by St. John Sangam Trust, Perambalur. It was established in April 2002, situated at Valikandapuram which is located at 9 kms away from Perambalur on the Trichy – Chennai National Highways (NH- 45). It caters the needs of the farming community of Perambalur district. The KVK is disseminating the latest technologies in agriculture, horticulture, veterinary, rural industries, women and child welfare, cooperation and allied fields aiming to uplift the socio – economic conditions of the rural peasants. It has the following mandates as per the ICAR guidelines. To promptly demonstrate the latest agricultural technologies to the farmers as well as extension workers of state departments of agriculture / Horticulture / Fisheries / Animal Science / Non Government organizations with a view to reduce the time lag between the technology generation and its adoption. To test and verify the technologies in the socio-economic conditions of the farmers with a view to study the production constraints and to modify the technologies to make them appropriate. To impart training to the practicing farmers/farm women, rural youth and field level extension functionaries by following the method of “teaching by doing” and “learning by doing” To back-up with training and communication support to the district level departments, viz,, Agriculture / Horticulture / Fisheries / Animal sciences and non government organizations in their extension program
Postal Address:Hans Roever Campus, Valikandapuram, Perambalur – 621115.
Tel:04328 – 293251, 293592, 292365
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