Agricultural Technology Information Centre (ATIC)

Agricultural Technology Information Center (AITC) at Indian Institute of Vegetable Research, Varanasi started functioning in 2005 as a single window service system with an objective to help the farmers and other stakeholders by providing technical guidance in vegetable production and protection along with Institutes activities & achievements, publications, quality vegetable seeds and other farm products for their testing and use. The main activities are


  • Providing improved quality vegetable seeds (breeder & TL), publications and other farm products developed/produced in the Institute.
  • Organize need based sponsored training programme for farmers, officials and other stakeholders on various aspects of vegetable improvement, production, protection and social empowerment.
  • Provide technical guidance in vegetable production and protection to the visitors along with one-day exposure visit of the farmers sponsored by different organizations.
  • Conduct Extension Experiments in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and adjoining area for rapid dissemination of improved technologies in vegetable crops among farmers and other stakeholders.


Monitor the activities of three KVKs at Kushinagar, Deoria and Sant Ravidas Nagar districts functioning under the administrative control of IIVR.