Designation and address
Professor and Heads,
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 +91-8939073819 | 9445487015
E thangatamilvanan[at]tanuvas[dot]ac[dot]in

Fields(s) of specialization
Majoring field : Livestock Production and Management
Specializing field : Livestock farming
Current Projects
Title Scheme Year Position
AICRP in pigs LRS, Kattupakkam ICAR- NWP 1997-99 Co-PI
A Study on Low fat Syndrome Survey on Thiruvarur & Nagapattinam District Aavin -TCMPF 2002 PI
Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Sivaganga Dt. ICAR TOT Project 2001-03 PI
Rabbitary for Instructional Purpose.LRS, Kattupakkam University Plan Scheme 2004-06 PI
Netwoerk Project on Adaptation and Facilitation to Livestock to Impending Climate Change through Shelter Management ICAR- GOI 2009-2012 Co-PI
Assessment of Production Potential of milk and other resources in Krishnagiri & Dharmapuri District of Tamilnadu TCMPF Thanjavur 2009 Co-PI
Gramin Krishi Mausam Sewa (GKMS) Chennai - Agromet Advisory Services GOI 2013-2015 PI
NADP scheme on Augmenting Animal Productivity and Advanced Veterinary Care Delivery through Continuing Education to Field Veterinarians - - Co-PI
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, New Delhi
Assessment of milk production potential of cattle and buffalo in Dharmapuri and Krishnagiri districts of Tamilnadu Co-Principal investigator
Rs. 6.4 Lakhs
Recent Research Publications
  1. Influence of different methods of manure treatments on the quality of farm yard manure. 2013 V.M. Sankaran; Thanga. Thamil Vanan,. Asian Academic Research Journal of Multidisciplinary, 1 (12): 341-348
  2. Study on the efficacy of a herbal dewormer in Vembur sheep flock, Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation -2013 T.Sivakumar, N.Kumaravelu, S.Gomathinayagam and Thanga.Thamil Vanan,A, ISSN. 0973-9157, January – March 2013
  3. Assessment of heavy metal contamination in dung samples of cattle during monsoon season in Vellore district, Tamil Nadu, India A.Yasotha, T.Sivakumar, Thanga.Tamil Vanan, K,.N.Selvakumar and P.S.L.Sesh, 2015.. Research &Reviews: Journal of Dairy Science and Technology,3(3):1-4
  4. Demographic profile of dairy farmers in the industrial areas of Vellore district, Tamil Nadu, India A.Yasotha, T.Sivakumar, Thanga.Tamil Vanan, K,.N.Selvakumar and P.S.L.Sesh,2015.. Research & Reviews: Journal of Dairy Science and Technology,3(3):5-9
  5. Facets of Migratory sheep production system in Southern Tamil Nadu(2015). Singaravelan.S.,N.Kumaravelu.,s.m.k,Karthikeyan and Thanga.Thamil Vanan Indian Journal of Small Ruminants. Vol 21(1):155-157.
  6. Effect of Manure Treatment on the Nitrogen Content of Farmyard Manure in an Organic Dairy Farm.A. Thennarasu, T. Sivakumar; S. Meenakshi Sundaram; V.M. Sankaran; K.Viswanathan; Thanga.Thamil Vanan and S.S.Pandian 2015. Indian Veterinary Journal 92(6) 50-52.
Honours & Awards

University :

  • Appreciation Certificate by TANUVAS for obtaining award to faculty members who have received awards outside the platform of the University
  • Member of TANUVAS Academic Council

National :

  • ICAR Fellowship for pursuing M.V.Sc.,
  • National Fellow of Livestock Production & Management by ISAPM 2015, India