The particulars of any arrangement that exists for consultation with, or representation by the members of the public in relation to the formulation of its policy or implementation thereof;
The Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) are having the provision of Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) in which the provision exists for representation and consultation of the public members like progressive farmers, Development departments like Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and NABARD etc. In the SAC meeting, the members are consulted to provide input for framing the KVK programmes and review of activities and programmes implemented by the KVKs.
Similarly, at the Zonal level, the Zonal Workshop and regional committee meetings for discussing the issues related to KVK functioning and inputs from various stakeholders are taken up in which the members from various State departments, local State level organizations, State Agricultural Universities (SAUs), ICAR Research Institutes, KVK Host Institutions etc. are invited for participation and discussion.