The 49th Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) committee meeting of ICAR-KVK Gonikoppal, Kodagu was held under the Chairmanship of Dr. M.R. Dinesh, Director, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru on 23rd November, 2017. Dr.Chandre Gowda, Principal Scientist, ATARI, Bengaluru, Dr.Prakash Patil, Project Coordinator, AICRP on Fruit crops, Dr. R, Venkat Kumar, Head, Division of Social Sciences, IIHR, Dr. I.N. Doreyappa Gowda, Head, CHES, Chettali and officials from different departments like Forestry college, NABARD, Dept. of Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Sciences, Fisheries, Coffee Board, Scientist from CHES, Chettali, KVK Hirehalli and Mysore attended the meeting. There were 10 farmer members who attended the meeting. Dr. Saju George, Head, KVK Gonikoppal welcomed the dignitaries. Mr. K.L.Rajeev, a farmer from Cherambane village of Bhagamandala Hobli of Madkeri Taluk was felicitated for his achievements in Integrated Farming system and Vegetable cultivation. Dr. M.R. Dinesh, Director, ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru, released two Technical folders on Scientific Rabbit Farming and Scientific Dairy Farming practices during the occasion. Head KVK, Gonikoppal, presented the action taken report and last one year overall achievements. Later, all the SMS presented their activities undertaken during the last one year. Chairman of SAC and other members gave many valuable suggestions for the improvement of the programme at KVK. Programme concluded with National Anthem.