Farmers Training Centre, Theni has been functioning at No: 37, Sriram Nagar, Allinagaram, Theni – 625 531 since 07.02.2003 to disseminate modern innovations & technologies in the field of animal husbandry, to the farmers, field veterinarians and officers of the line departments in Theni district.
The Centre caters to the needs of the livestock and poultry farmers like training, free consultancy, setting up of new farms, offering project reports. etc.
The Centre offers on and off campus training programmes on the following
Farmers visit this Centre regularly to enquire about management of livestock and poultry, starting of farm and disease control. The free consultancy service is provided to farmers through letter, over phone and through mass media.
Technical Assistance to Entrepreneurs
Trained farmers are provided with project reports on various livestock enterprises to avail financial assistance from banks.
Mass Media Communication
A list of topics on Management and health care on Livestock and Poultry is being sent to All India Radio every quarter and the relevant topics are broadcast for the benefit of farmers once in a month.
Mass Contact Programme
Deworming, vaccination of Livestock & Poultry and popularization of modern technologies developed in the University. Video shows and exhibition are regularly being conducted in collaboration with line Departments in various Villages of Theni district.
Women Self Help Groups
About 4000 SHGs are functioning in this district. The Centre maintains a good rapport with the various Self Help Groups of Theni District with reference to turkey and rabbit farming SHGs are encouraged in starting of small feed mills. So as to, supply the feed in their local areas.
Dr. S.Murugesan, Professor & Head| firstname.lastname@example.org | +91-9444106931
Dr. A.Senthilkumar, Assistant Professor
Dr. P. Balamurugan, Assistant Professor
The Assistant Professor and Head,
Farmers Training Centre,
Opposite to sub treasury office,
Phone No.: +91-4546-260047