KRISHI VIGYAN KENDRA, NAMAKKAL

History

Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Namakkal, a technology transfer centre for Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Home Science and Fisheries production was started functioning from 13.10.2004 as a constituent unit of Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chennai – 51 and financially supported under Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi. Our Kendra caters the farming community, Self Help Groups, Rural Youths, Extension personnel etc., through various programmes like trainings, On Farm Testings, Front Line Demonstrations and Advisory services. A total of fifty acres of land is possessed by this kendra and has established various demonstration units with emphasis to integrate Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries and Home Science enterprises so that, year round income can be generated by the farming community.

Mandate

  • Conducting "On Farm Testing" for identifying technologies in terms of location specific sustainable land use system.
  • Organizing training to update the extension personnel with emerging advances in agricultural research on regular basis.
  • Organizing short and long – term training courses in agriculture and allied vocations for the farmers and rural youth with emphasis on "Learning by doing" for higher production on farms and generating self employment.
  • Organizing frontline demonstration on various crops to generate production data and feedback information.
  • Resource and knowledge centre for Agricultural Technology for supporting initiatives of Public, Private and Volunteer Sectors.

Infrastructure

  • Administrative Building
  • Staff quarters (Training Associate / Training Assistant)
  • Supporting Staff quarters
  • Farmers Hostel
Administrative Building
Staff Quarters (Training Associate / Training Assistant)
Supporting Staff Quarters
Farmers Hostel

National Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture (NICRA Scheme)

Faculty

Dr. B.Mohan, Professor and Head
Mr. S.Alagudurai, Assistant Professor
Mrs. C. Sharmila Bharathi, Assistant Professor
Dr. K.Senthilkumar, Assistant Professor
Dr. S. Aanand, Assistant Professor
Dr. M. Sakthi Priya, Assistant Professor
Dr. V. Kumaravel, Assistant Professor

Contact

The Programme Co-ordinator,
Krishi Vigyan Kendra,
Veterinary College and Research Institute Campus,
Mohanur Road, Namakkal - 637 001.
Phone: 04286 - 266345, 266244 | Fax: 04286 – 266650 | E-mail: kvk-namakkal@tanuvas.org.in