The first Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) of U.P. was established in Sultanpur District by the Kamla Nehru Memorial Trust in December, 1976 . This project was sponsored by Indian council of Agricultural  Research (ICAR), New Delhi for all round development of farming community in the district.

The concept of the KVK was to educate and motivate the farmers, farm-women and rural youth regarding  application of latest proven technologies as such or in modified forms by organizing specialized pr generalized training courses as per needs of the area . Long duration vocational training was another aspect to build-up desirable attitude to provide new knowledge and skill in agriculture and allied activities to the rural youth for generating self employment.. The training  was based on the principles of "learning by doing and teaching by doing".

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Sultanpur is an agrarian district of the eastern-plain zone of U.P. It lies between 81032! and 82041!East longitude and 25059! And 25040! North latitude with geographical areas of 4436 km2 .Initially district was divided into three sub-divisions and 19 blocks for administrative and development purposes . Later on it was again reorganize and finally divided into 187 Nyaya Panchayats comprising of 2,529 villages “(1991).
Gomti is the only important river of the district . It enters in the district from North-West corner and runs in a well defined courses towards South-East and finally flows into Jaunpur district. The major portion of the district (49.33%) lies in the main basin of Gomti which drains about 17.67% of the total area. Apart from these , there are a number of water bodies locally known as ‘tals’ which also forms an important role

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Late Sri Kedar Nath Singh M.Com L.L.B. S/o Late Sri Thakur Ram Pal Singh and Smt. Jagwanti Singh was born in 1928 in a farmer family of a remote village ‘Balua’ about 65 km from Dist. Sultanpur, He got his education from Sultanpur upto higher secondary followed by bachelors degree from Udai Pratap College Varanasi and M.Com. L.L.B. from Allahabad University in year 1955. He took active part in students politics led by Indian Students Congress and jailed twice for participation in Quit India Movement of 1942.Through his continuous struggle for liberation against poverty and his sacrifice for the poor Sri Singh maintained his untiring efforts for autonomy of the university and students participation in social and political movement. He fought for the social justice and welfare of the depressed and a deprived people. He got his political status as Member of Parliament in 1971.He was inducted as Union Deputy Minister for Parliamentary Affairs ( 1971-74) and   Agriculture and Irrigation 1974-77 in the Central Government headed by Late Smt. Indira Gandhi.
Sri Singh was a widely travelled person across the world in 16 countries. His consistent efforts for modernization through academic excellence and application of science and technology will always be remembered by millions of people in India.

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