Last Updated:06th November,2023  


About Institute
Office of ICAR-KVK, Nimbudera

Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), North and Middle Andaman was established in 2012 .It comes under ATARI Zone – II, Kolkata under the administrative control of Central Island Agricultural Research Institute (CIARI), Port Blair.The prime goal of KVK Nimbudera is to accelerate agricultural and allied production in the north and middle Andaman besides imparting training as per needs and requirements of the farmers, farm women and rural youths including school drop-outs for entrepreneurship development and women empowerment . “Teaching by doing” and “learning by doing” through work experience is the principle methods of imparting skill & training programmes. The mandate of the institution is imparting vocational training to the practicing farmers including, farm women, youth and extension functionaries in improved technologies in the field of agriculture, horticulture, animal husbandry, fisheries ,home science and other allied enterprises. It has additional responsibilities of testing and refining the developed technologies and also to conduct front line demonstrations of new technologies in the farmer’s field.




The KVK was started functioning from december 2014.During the year 2014-15 a total number of 16 training programmes (vocational) were conducted by the SMS of Agronomy/Extension, Fisheries, Horticulture, Animal Sciences, Home Science, Farm agro forestry and Agricultural Engineering faculties.The major target groups of training were farmers (198), farm women (152) and rural youth (66) for up scaling their knowledge and skills. The training programmes were conducted with the involvement of the Scientists of CIARI and officials of the Development Departments of A&N Administration, to devolve an integrated and holistic approach. While imparting the training, the principles of ‘Teaching by doing’ and ‘Learning by doing’ were thoroughly followed with an objective to have a desirable change in knowledge, skill and attitude improvements. The major training programmes undertaken by the respective faculties were on MAT nursery and SRI methods on paddy, oilseeds and pulses production technology, nursery raising techniques, plant propagation methods, traditional and non-traditional vegetable cultivation methods, multi-tier cropping system methods, backyard poultry farming practices, goatery, piggery, duck farming, fodder cultivation, composite fish culture, integrated fish farming, nutrition and health of women and children.

Staff Profile

Name Designation e-mail ID Phone No.
Dr. V Damodaran Sr. Scientist & Head (+91) 9679541067
Er. Manoj Kumar SMS (Agri. Engineering) (+91) 9434292335
Smti. Minakshi Routray Jr. Stenographer (+91)9531966606
Sunderam Technician-T1 (+91) 9933268467
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