About Us


Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Delhi is the Farm Science Centre working under the aegis of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India. It was established by National Horticultural Research and Development Foundation (NHRDF) in February 1995 at Nafed Complex, V&P. Ujwa, Nazafgarh, Delhi -110 073.

KVK functions in accordance with the following mandates:

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

KVK, Delhi is implementing various programmes viz On Farm Trial, FLD’s, trainings etc in accordance with its mandate in mission mode from its office cum Laboratory Building at Nafed Complex, Ujwa, Nazafgarh.

Host Institution: National Horticultural Research and Development Foundation

National Horticultural Research and Development Foundation was established on 3 November, 1977 by National Agricultural Co-operative Marketing Federation of India Ltd. (NAFED) and its Associate Shippers of onion at Nasik (Maharashtra) and registered office at Pankha Road Institutional Area, Janakpuri, New Delhi. It is registered under Societies Registration Act, 1860 at Delhi. It undertakes R&D work on export oriented horticultural produce, mainly onion. It is duly recognized as Scientific & Industrial Research Organization (SIRO) since 1978 by Department of Scientific & Industrial Research, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India.

For mandate, infrastructure, staff position, management and activities of NHRDF, the host institution.

please click here: www.nhrdf.org

Sponsoring Institution: Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR), Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India is providing 100% grants for KVK Delhi. For mandate, infrastructure, management & activity of ICAR.

Please click here: www.icar.org.in