* Increase the income of vulnerable families through the creation of sustainable livelihood opportunities.
* Promote self-managed and dynamic local level institutions.
* Create healthy living conditions for families and communities in the Kendra’s working area.
* Influence on research agenda (and policy) to meet the legitimate requirements of farming communities.
Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Government of India mandated the establishment of Krishi Vigyan Kendras as grassroots level Farm Science Centres to provide various types of farm support activities like technology dissemination to farmers, training, awareness to achieve the set of objectives. KVK have made dent and has become part of decentralized planning and implementation instrument to achieve desired level of growth in agriculture and allied sector in the district.
KVK play a vital role in conducting on farm testing to demonstrate location specific agricultural technologies. KVK conducts demonstrations to prove the potential of various crops at farmers’ fields. Also conduct need based training programmes for the benefit of farmers and farm women, rural youths. KVK creates awareness about improved agricultural technologies through extension programmes. Critical and quality inputs like seeds, planting materials, organic products, bio fertilizers and livestock are produced by the KVK and made available to the farmers.
Krishi Vigyan Kendras are farm technology transfer centres of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) mostly operate through State Agricultural Universities (SAUs) and NGOs. Dr Ramanaidu Ekalavya Foundation Krishi Vigyan Kendra (Ekalavya KVK) was started during May, 2017 at Tuniki village of Kowdipally mandal in Medak district of Telangana State which falls under �Agriculture Technology Application Research Institute� (ATARI) Zone-X, Hyderabad. The Ekalavya KVK became fully operational in May, 2018 with 8 scientists specializing in plant pathology, agronomy, soil science & agricultural chemistry, agricultural entomology, horticulture, agricultural engineering & farm machinery, veterinary science & animal husbandry and home science. The vision of Ekalavya KVK is to make farming self-resilient and self-sustainable with the mission to reduce dependency of farmers on external inputs. Ekalavya KVK emphasizes and adopts non-chemical methods of soil fertility and pest management.