TENSINGH GNANARAJ, P.

Designation and address
Registrar,
Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University,
Madhavaram Milk Colony, Chennai-600 051.

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

Contact
T : +91-44-25551571
M: +91-9940590238
E : tensinghgnanaraj.p@tanuvas.ac.in

Fields(s) of specialization
Majoring field : Livestock Production and Management
Specializing field : Livestock farming
Current Projects
Project title Role in the project Funding agency Fund outlay (Lakhs)
Establishment of Fattener Pig unit Principal Investigator TANUVAS Rs. 2.00
Establishment of Feed lot Sheep Unit Principal Investigator TANUVAS Rs. 2.16
Establishment of Fattener Turkey Unit Principal Investigator TANUVAS Rs. 0.91
Establishment of Slaughter Unit Principal Investigator TANUVAS Rs. 4.80
Establishment of Water Processing Plant Principal Investigator TANUVAS Rs. 4.00
Fabrication of Equipments at University Innovation and Instrumentation Centre Principal Investigator TANUVAS Rs.3.00
Water Conservation Hydroponic Fodder Production Principal Investigator TANUVAS Rs. 2.50
Establishment of Fattening Goat Unit Co-Principal investigator TANUVAS Rs. 2.16
Establishment of Japanese quail unit Principal Investigator TANUVAS Rs. 1.3
Establishment of Naked Neck Co-Principal investigator TANUVAS Rs.1.77
Establishment of Breeding Goat unit Co-Principal investigator TANUVAS Rs. 4.52
Completed Projects
Project title Role in the project Fund outlay Funding agency
Biotechnological Strategies for Productivity Enhancement of Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae) Principal Investigator Rs. 38.41 lakhs DBT,New Delhi
Establishment of Ostrich Research Unit at Livestock Research Station, Kattupakkam. Principal investigator
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Government of Tamil Nadu
Determination of genetic parameters of Economic traits in Large White Yorkshire Pigs Principal investigator
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University Plan Scheme
Establishment of popular cattle breeding unit Co-Principal investigator
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Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi
Assistance of state for integrated piggery development to strengthen the Existing pig farm at LRS, Kattupakkam Co-Principal investigator
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Government of India
Strategies for enhancement productivity of pigs for the farming community Co-Principal investigator
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Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi
Recent Research Publications
  1. Performance of broiler chicken under cage and floor systems of management fed differently processedfeeds Thanga.Thamil Vanan, M.Thiagarajan, V.Ramesh, P.Tensingh Gnanaraj and T.Sivakumar, Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 71 (10) 985 October 2001
  2. Comparative performance of Madras Red sheep under different management systems, S.Meenakshi Sundaram, T.Sivakumar, V.Ramesh and P.Tensingh Gnanaraj, Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 72 (10) 904 October 2002
  3. Influence of heat alleviating measures on the performance of growing pigs, P.Tensingh Gnanaraj, T.Sivakumar, S.Arunachalam, K.Gajendran and V.Ramesh, Indian Journal of Animal Sciences 72(10) 936, October 2002
  4. Effect of exercise on carcass traits and blood components of growing finishing swine P.Tensingh Gnanaraj, T.Sivakumar, S.Arunachalam, K.T.Radhakrishnan and V.Ramesh, Cherion 31(5&6) 137, October – Dec. 2002
  5. Effects of exercise on growth and feed efficiency of large white Yorkshire pigs, P.Tensingh Gnanaraj, T.Sivakumar, S.Arunachalam, S.Meenakshi Sundaram and V.Ramesh, Indian Vet. Journal 80: 895, Sep. 2003
  6. Effect of inorganic selenium on reproductive performance of Large White Yorkshire gilts P.Tensingh Gnanaraj, T.Sivakumar, S.Meenakshi Sundaram and V.Ramesh, The Indian Vet. Journal of Animal Reproduction 24(2) 146, Dec. 2003
Honours & Awards
  • ICAR - Junior Research Fellowship in the subject of Livestock Production and Management (1992)
  • ICAR - Senior Research Fellowship in the subject of Livestock Production and Management (1996)
  • TANUVAS - Best Farm Scientist Award (2013)
  • Best Research Paper Presentation Award (2013) – Co-Author
  • TANUVAS & Agricultural Scientific Tamil Society, New Delhi - Best Paper Award (2015) Co-Author