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Welcome To Krishi Vigyan Kendra

K.V.K., Jaintia Hills is an innovative science based institution sponsored by the Indian Council of Agriculture Research, New Delhi and was established by the Department of Agriculture, Government of Meghalaya as a Host Organization to carry forward in implementing the mandates of KVK in the district by applying the principles of "Teaching by doing" and "Learning by doing". It is presently being housed at the state department Farmer’s Training Institute, Rymphum, Jowai which is about 100 meter distance from the National Highway 44 on the way from Jowai to Silchar.

Jaintia Hills District Profile

Jaintia Hills District one of the seven Districts of the State of Meghalaya and is located in the eastern most part of the state. It is the home of one of the major tribes of Meghalaya popularly known as "the Jaintias" or the "Pnars" and other sub-tribes like the "Wars", the "Bhois" and the "Biates". It is the second largest district in the state in terms of area. It was created on February, 1972 by the bifurcation of the erstwhile united Khasi and Jaintia Hills district.

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