The Department is offering UG and PG courses and pursuing research in Livestock Economics and Marketing.
The department is involved in teaching Livestock economics, Marketing, Management, Econometrics and Linear Programming. So far, 18 MVSc, students and 5 Ph.D. scholars had completed their degree courses.
The department is involved in working out the gray areas of farm production thereby improving the rural economy. For the development of livestock sector in Tamil Nadu, this department is doing macro level analysis in the areas of livestock production, population, productivity and employment generation through livestock enterprises. In marketing, various shandies located in different agro – climatic zones of Tamil Nadu are being studied. Further, new avenues for marketing of livestock products in the competitive GATT era are being explored.
|Name of the project||Funding agency||Fund allocated (Rs.)|
|Survey of cattle markets in different agroclimatic zones of Tamil Nadu||
|Planning and Strategies for development of livestock in Tamil Nadu||
The department offers consultancy services to the farmers and field veterinarians in working out the economics of different livestock enterprises.
Dr. A.Mohamed Safiullah, Professor and Head
Dr. A.Serma Saravana Pandian, Assistant Professor
Dr. B.Jaya Varathan, Assistant Professor