Host Institution

          Karnatak Lingayat Education Society, Belagavi, Karnataka was founded 104 years ago on the ideology of selfless service by the seven highly dedicated teachers with constant persuation by coping up with the changing needs and aspirations of students. Today, the KLE Society is recognized as world class renowned leader in education and health care. Its network of 310 institutions has been spread all over India viz., Karnataka, Maharashtra, Delhi etc. KLE Society is fulfilling the educational needs across all regions of the country and abroad. Employing over 16,000 dedicated staff, the KLE Society, a public charitable educational organization, registered under the Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950 enjoys an unrivalled status of excellence in providing quality education not only to its present 1,25,000 students but also geared up to the future requirements of the 21st century, right from kindergarten school to post doctoral levels.

        The ICAR-KLE Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Mattikopp was established on 30 September 2011. KVK is located on Belagavi-Raichur state highway (SH-20), 22 km away from Belagavi city. The operational area of the KVK includes Belagavi, Bailhongal, Ramdurg, Savadatti and Khanapur. KVK has demonstrated dry land horticulture demo units in an area of 63 acres for carrying out various research-based activities to educate farmers for getting remunerative income for sustaining their livelihood. KVK has made its presence felt amongst farming community and built up an excellent rapport with various line departments and stakeholders based on its mandates.

Vision: The vision of the KVK is ‘Take it to the Farmers’ to ensure their livelihood security through sustainable agriculture.

Mission: To disseminate knowledge to promote agriculture and allied sectors for enhancing the productivity for increasing the income of the farmers with a human touch for overall development of the farming community.