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Gracious visit of ICAR DG and DARE Secretary, Dr Himanshu Pathak on launching workshop of ICAR-IIAB, NBFGR, CISH funded SCSP project at KVK Bankura.
ICAR-National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources, Lucknow, in collaboration with ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, Kolkata, and WBCADC KVK, Sonamukhi, Bankura, West Bengal, organised a sensitisation and capacity-building programme for scheduled tribe fish farmers at WBCADC KVK, Bankura on 29 August, 2023
The team WBCADC KVK Bankura is filled with gratitude and highly obliged with the gracious visit of our Hon’ble Administrative Secretary Sir Shri SANJAY MUKHOPADHYAY, WBCS (Exe.) Special Secretary, P&RD, Govt. of W.B and Administrative Secretary, W.B.C.A.D.C
One day Animal health Camp organized by WBCADC KVK Bankura at Harishchandrapur village, block Sonamukhi
International Women's Day Celebrations @WBCADC KVK Bankura on the Theme #embraceequity
KVK BANKURA organized 10 days hand holding training on Jute Handicrafts with the active support of ICAR-NINFET
An exposure visit on bio-village at KVK BANKURA on 10.02.2023
3 days residential training at KVK Bankura on operating Drone in Agriculture
3 days residential training at KVK Bankura on operating Drone in Agriculture
Dr. Himanshu Pathak Hon'ble Secretary (DARE) and Director General of ICAR visited KVK Bankura and inaugurated Cold Room on 16-12-2022
Visit of Dr. Himanshu Pathak Hon'ble Secretary (DARE) and Director General, ICAR at KVK Bankura
Training on Fish Processing, Quality Control & Value Addition in Fisheries
3 days Residential training programme on Parthenium and water hyacinth based vermicompost


Researching in Agriculture since 1983

WBCADC Krishi Vigyan Kendra Sonamukhi also known as KVK Sonamukhi or KVK Bankura is an Agricultural Research Centre. This KVK was sponsored by Indian Council of Agricultural Resarch (ICAR), Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India started functioning for the district of Bankura since 1983 under West Bengal Comprehensive Area Development Corporation, Panchayats and Rural Development Department, Government of West Bengal. It is situated at Village Churamonipur in Sonamukhi Block under Bishnupur sub division of Bankura District.

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Our Mandates

  • On-farm testing to assess the location specificity of agricultural technologies under various farming systems.
  • Front line demonstration on different crops / enterprise.
  • 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 to farmers.
  • Quality seed production.

In addition, KVK Sonamukhi produces quality technological products (seed, planting material, bio-agents, livestock) and make it available to farmers, organize frontline extension activities, identify and document selected farm innovations and converge with ongoing schemes and programs within the mandate of this KVK. KVK Sonamuhki also provides other activities like:

Farmers’ Field School (FFS) Village survey through PRA + PLA Field Day MGNREGA Programme DAESI Training Agril. Exhibition Farm Science Club SHG Formation etc.


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Our Programme & Activities

Animal Husbandry
Animal Husbandry
DAESI Training
Soil Testing
Soil Testing
Seed Multiplication Programme
Food Production
Food Production
RAWE Programme

72 MT+
Fruits Produced

60 MT+
Vegetable Produced

Saplings Produced

3,000 MT+
Certified Seed Produced

Farm women trained

Rural Youth trained

Farmers benefited

Village adopted