About KVK Malangpora

KVK, is an integral part of the National Agricultural Research System (NARS), aims at assessment of location specific technology modules in agriculture and allied enterprises, through technology assessment, refinement & demonstrations.

KVKs have been functioning as Knowledge and Resource Centre of agricultural technology supporting initiatives of public, private and voluntary sector for improving the agricultural economy of the district and are linking the NARS with extension system and farmers.KVK Pulwama was established at Malangpora in the district of Pulwama in the year 1983.

It is about 10 km away from district head quarter and 50 Km from SKUAST headquarters located at Shalimar in the district Srinagar.

KVK Mandate

The mandate of KVK is Technology Assessment and Demonstration for its Application and Capacity Development To implement the mandate effectively, the following activities are envisaged for each KVK

On-farm testing to assess the location specificity of agricultural technologies under various farming systems.

Frontline demonstrations to establish production potential of technologies on the farmers’ fields.

Capacity development of farmers and extension personnel to update their knowledge and skills on modern agricultural technologies.

To work as Knowledge and Resource Centre of agricultural technologies for supporting initiatives of public, private and voluntary sector in improving the agricultural economy of the district.

Provide farm advisories using ICT and other media means on varied subjects of interest to farmers.


Crop / EnterpriseThrust area
Apple, AlmondOrchard management
  1. Training pruning on scientific lines
  2. Use of pollinators and Pollinizers
  3. Integrated disease management
  4. Integrated nutrient management
SaffronSaffron cultivation
     1.  Management of Corm rot disease
    2.  Integrated nutrient management
     3. Water conservation
RiceRice Cultivation
1.      Nursery raising, Popularisation and management of newly released varieties
2.      Water management
3.      Disease/Pest and Nutrient Management
4.      Weed Management
MaizeMaize Cultivation
1.      Popularisation of area specific SKUAST-K released HYV
WheatWheat Production
1.      Seed production
2.      Popularisation of high yielding varieties
OilseedOilseed Production
1.      Seed production.
2.      Insect/pest and nutrition management
VegetablesVegetable cultivation on scientific lines
  1. Seed production
  2. Production of early season seedlings under polyhouses
  3. Popularization of vegetable hybrids
Fodder productionFodder production
1.           1.Seed production
2.           2. Hay & silage making
Dairy Farming3.      Milk Production
4.      Breed upgradation
5.      Animal health /hygiene
Poultry  FarmingProfitable Poultry farming and dairying
1.      Popularization of Vanraja/ Kroiler birds as backyard Poultry
2.       Management of infectious diseases in Poultry
FisheriesFish Farming
Post Harvest  Handling and ProcessingPost Harvest Management
1.      Post harvest management in Agri/Horti/Dairy produce
2.      Processing and Value Addition