Designation and address
Professor, Department of Livestock Production Management
Madras Veterinary College, Chennai - 600 007.

M.V.Sc. (Livestock Production and Management)
Ph.D. (Livestock Production and Management)

T: +91-44-25304000 (EPABX)
M: +91-9941324188
E: kumaravelu[dot]n[at]tanuvas[dot]ac[dot]in

Fields(s) of specialization
Majoring field : Livestock Production and Management
Specializing field : Sheep Production Systems
Current Projects
Completed Projects
Project title Role in the project Fund outlay Funding agency
Adaptation and facilitation of livestock to impending climate changes through shelter management (2008-12) Co-Principal Investigator
Rs. 106.40 Lakhs
ICAR-NWP,New Delhi
A study on traditional management practices in preventing mortality in sheep. Co-Principal Investigator
Rs. 0.25 lakhs
Recent Research Publications
  1. Shilpa Stree, S.S.Pandian and N.Kumaravelu, 2015. Assessing the demand for quality attributes of fluid milk in Chennai. Egptian Journal of Dairy Science, 43(1): 7-23
  2. Singaravadivelan. A, Kumaravelu.N and Sivakumar. T, 2015. Facts of migration sheep population system in Southern Tamil nadu. Indian Journal of Small Ruminants, 21(1): 155-157.
  3. N.Kumaravelu.(2013). A study on reproductive performance of sheep in field flocks of Tamil Nadu. International Journal of Food Agriculture and Veterinary Science 2(3):1-7
  4. N.Kumaravelu, C. Pandian and M. Babu Effect of herbal preparations on louse in poultry(2012).The North East Veterinarian ,XIII(3):28-29
  5. N.Kumaravelu, R.Rajendran and C.Pandian Prediction of Body Weight in Native Adult Turkeys(2012) Indian Veterinary Journal, 89(5):80-81
  6. N.Kumaravelu, C.Pandian and M.Babu A study on the sensory attributes of meat in three different chicken genotypes.(2011) The north east veterinarian , X(3):25-27
  7. N.Kumaravelu, C.Pandian, A.Sundaresan and M.Babu Egg quality traits of different varieties of turkey.2011. Indian Veterinary Journal,88(10):137-138
Honours & Awards

University :

  • Shanta Memorial Prize – 2009
  • Tamil Peravai Award – 2010

State :

  • Kasiviswasvanathan Gold Medal – 2012 by Tamil Science Forum

National :

  • Best Book in Scientific Tamil – 2015 by Agricultural Science Tamil Society, New Delhi.
  • Kadambini Devi Award by ISAPM - 2016