Rural Development and Research Foundation (RDRF)
- Rural Development and Research Foundation (RDRF) is a registered Society established at Akola. Krishi Vigyan Kendra is sanctioned by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) on 24.08.2010 by F.No. 5-4/09 AE-II, as a new KVK for Akola district,Maharashtra in favour of RDRF.
- Registered Society founded by like-minded professionals having vision and commitment towards Agricultural Development.
- Members with outstanding Academics and Vast Experience in Agriculture and allied Sectors.
- Members have varied background in Social life, Agriculture, Engineering, Agro-processing, Irrigation, Medicine and Information Technology.
Objectives of RDRF
- Study varied problems of Agriculture and Rural Development.
- Undertake applied Research Projects.
- Specific Projects for Saline Soils which comprise 31% of Agricultural land of District.
- Work for strengthening of Rural Economy with Agroallied Activities.
- Educate farmers with new technology.
- Arrange lectures, Seminars and Training for farmers and extension works.
- Exploration of Information Technology and Communications in Agriculture.
- Special Attention for women upliftment and socially backward classes and tribals.