The Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Chamba is located at Saru, 12 Km short of historical Chamba town on Pathankot- Chamba highway. Established in March 1991 and became functional in March 1992, it is the first KVK of Dr. Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Solan, Himachal Pradesh. Chamba District is located on the leap of western Himalaya (Longitude: 75° 45' N and 77° 33' E; Latitude: 32° 10' N and 33° 13' E; Altitude: 645- 6776 m amsl). The abruptness of slopes and narrowness of ravines are characteristic features of the topography of the district.
The climate of district is semi- tropical to temperate. The temperature ranges from <0° C in winters in some parts to 40° C in other parts of the district. An annual rainfall varies from 1400- 1700 mm, mostly during monsoon. Snowfall is a regular feature at higher elevations during November to February. The soil is generally clay or clay loam with or without gravel. In Pangi region, soil is more or less loam to clay loam with gravel. With some exceptions, most of the tracts are fairly fertile having deep and well drained soil.
The KVK organizes its activities in all six sub- divisions of the district viz; Chamba, Churah, Bhatiyat, Dalhousie, Bharmour and Pangi and seven development blocks viz; Chamba, Mehla, Bhatiyat, Tissa, Salooni and tribal blocks of Bharmour and Pangi.
To disseminate the recent technologies and to train farmers, farm women, rural youth, School dropouts, Self help groups, NGOs other organisations working for the benefit of farmers.