Designation and address
Assistant Professor, Veterinary University Training and Research Centre,
District Collectorate Campus, Sathuvachari, Vellore - 632 009.

M.V.Sc. (Livestock Production and Management)
Ph.D. (Livestock Production and Management)
PGDAEM (Post Graduate Diploma in Agricultural Extension Management)

T : +91-416-2253022
M: +91-9789265778
E: rajesh kumar[dot]b[at]tanuvas[dot]ac[dot]in

Fields(s) of specialization
Majoring field : Livestock Production and Management
Specializing field : Dairy, Goat Production and Transportation stress (Sheep) and Carbon Sequestration in Fodder Crops
Current Projects
Project title Role in the project Fund outlay (Rs) Funding agency
Technology Empowerment of Small Holding Livestock Producers of Scheduled Caste Communities in Katpadi and Vellore Blocks of Vellore District in Tamil Nadu Co-Principal Investigator Rs.38,25,544/- DST-TALIM, GOI
"Establishment of Fodder Production Units in Meikkal Poromboke Land at Vellore and Villupuram Districts" Co-Principal Investigator Rs.347.4 lakhs (Vellore Dt) Govt. of Tamil Nadu & TANUVAS
Completed Projects
Project title Role in the project Fund outlay (Rs) Funding agency
Genetic upgradation of Cattle & Buffaloes in Tamil Nadu: Adoption of Oestrus Synchronization Technique to improve productive and reproductive potential Co-Investigator Rs. 200.00 Lakhs NADP
A study on Level of Diffusion of Technology through Capacity Building Protocol amongst Farmer Interest Groups on Feed Computation and Mixing with the Locally Available Feed Ingredients Co-Investigator Rs. 85,000/- Agricultural Technology Management Agency, Vellore
Recent Research Publications
  1. D.Baskaran, B.Rajesh Kumar and A.Serma Saravana Pandian (2012). Impact of adoption of new feeding technology on milk production by FIGs of Vellore District of Tamil Nadu - Indian Journal of field Veterinarians, 7(3), 48-51.
  2. B.Rajesh Kumar, D.Baskaran and A.Serma Saravana Pandian, (2012). Factors influencing the adoption of new feeding technology by the FIGs of Vellore district in Tamil Nadu. – Indian Journal of Animal Research, 46 (4), 389-392.
  3. B.Rajesh Kumar, D.Baskaran, S.Saraswathi and C.Theophilus Anand Kumar, (2013). Impact of training program in adoption of cattle feed computation by FIGs of TamilNadu. Tamil Nadu Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences 9(4): 264-271.
  4. B.Rajesh Kumar, Thanga Thamil Vanan, T.Sivakumar, K.N.Selvakumar and V.M.Sankaran, (2013). Farmyard manure effects on soil organic carbon and carbon sequestration potential through Hybrid Napier. Asian Academic Research Journal of Multidisciplinary, 1(13): 259-267.
Honours & Awards
  • University: TANUVAS Merit Scholarship for pursuing M.V.Sc.