Designation and address
Assistant Professor, Instructional Livestock Farm Complex,
Veterinary College and Research Institute, Namakkal – 637 002.

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

T : +91-4286-266572
M: +91-9486784399
E: sakthivadivu[dot]r@tanuvas[dot]ac[dot]in

Fields(s) of specialization
Majoring field : Livestock Production and Management
Specializing field : Waste Management
Current Projects
Project title Role in the project Fund outlay Funding agency
Revolving fund project on "commercial sheep production" Principal Investigator Rs.0.9 lakhs TANUVAS
Completed Projects
  • Disposal and utilization of broiler slaughter waste by composting. Students Project Scheme – TNSTC (2007-2008)
  • Co-Principal investigator - Empowerment of Recovered Persons of Mental illness through Dairy Farming Activities in Madurai District
Recent Research Publications
  • Sakthivadivu R, Sivakumar K, Ramesh Saravana Kumar V and Natarajan A. 2015. Chemical changes during composting of poultry waste with Coirpith waste and Sugarcane top. International Journal of Science, Environment and Technology, 4(1): 40 – 49.
  • Thyagarajan D, Barathi M, Sakthivadivu R.2014. Risk Mitigation of Poultry Industry Pollutants and Waste for Environmental Safety. Global Journal of Science Frontier Research.14 (1):37-44.
  • Thyagarajan D, Barathi M, Sakthivadivu R. Scope of Poultry Waste Utilization. 2013. IOSR Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Science.6(5):29-35.
  • Bharathy N, Sakthivadivu R, Sivakumar K and Ramesh Saravana Kumar. 2012. Disposal and utilization of broiler slaughter waste by composting. Vet. World. 5(6):359-361.
Honours & Awards
  • Received TANUVAS merit scholarship for pursuing M.V.Sc.
  • Received Dr. B. V. Rao / WPC'96 Research Grants' for M. V. Sc. Research project
  • Received first prize for best paper presentation in Livestock Production and Management session of National Conference on "First Agricultural Science Tamil National Conference" held on 13.06.2015 and 14.06.2015 at Madras Veterinary College, Chennai-7