Mandates of KVK Kapurthala 1. Assessment and refinement of technologies through On farm testing (OFT) according to the problems in the area. 2. Capacity building of extension personnel by imparting training to field level extension workers. 3. To organize short and long term vocational courses in agriculture and allied occupations for the farmers and rural youth with emphasis on “learning by doing” for higher production on farms and generating self- employment. 4. To conduct Front line demonstrations (FLD) at farmers field for exposing farmers to new technologies KVK Kapurthala provides technological backstopping for new schemes initiated by Government in XI plan viz; Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA) Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY), National Food Security Mission (NFSM) and other such projects.