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Krishi Vigyan Kendra of IISR bags Award 2012

The Krishi Vigyan Kendra ( KVK ) of the Indian Institute of Spices Research ( IISR ) has won the award for the best KVK in the South Zone for the year 2011.

The award was given by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, for the KVK’s outstanding contribution in the field of extension education.

IISR Director M. Anandaraj and KVK Programme Coordinator T. Arumuganathan received the award from Union Minister for Agriculture and Food Processing Industries Sharad Pawar at a function held at Ludhiana recently.

The award committee also praised the activities of the KVK such as technology transfer programmes in agriculture and allied sectors and training programmes for unemployed women and youth such as mechanized coconut climbing and fresh water fish culture.

The award includes a certificate, citation, and cash prize of Rupee 4 lakh.

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