VETERINARY COLLEGE AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TIRUNELVELI

ONGOING RESEARCH PROJECTS

International
S.No Title of the scheme Name of the PI / Co-PI Duration Funding agency Budget
1 Implementation of Trilateral Agreement
Michigan State University, Malawi,TANUVAS
Principal Investigator
Dr.S.Prathaban, Dean
Since 2013 USDA, US AID 38,111 US$
2 Indo – Uk  Collaboration project on “Monitoring and Intervention Strategies for Blue tongue virus epidemics in rural India”  under All India Network Project on Blue tongue Field Coordinators:
Dr.R.Ramprabhu
Dr.M.Chellapandian
Since 2011 Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), U.K Rs. 24.60 lakhs
 

National
S.No Title of the scheme Name of the PI / Co-PI Duration Funding agency Budget
(in lakhs)
1 Veterinary University Disease Diagnostic Laboratory Principal Investigator
Dr.S.Prathaban
2013 - 2015 NADP,  Govt. of  Tamil Nadu 92.53
2 Popularisation of TANUVAS -Mineral Mixture among the dairy farmers in Tirunelveli District Principal Investigator:
Dr.S.Senthilkumar
Co Principal Investigators:
Dr..S.Prathaban
Dr.V.Thanaseelaan
   2014 FTTF, NABARD, Chennai 3.93
3 State fodder development scheme on “Fodder seed production” at ILFC, VC & RI, Tirunelveli Principal Investigator:
Dr.M.Chellapandian
2012 - 14 Govt. of Tamil Nadu 61.60
4 Establishment of poultry hatchery for supplying indigenous / improved germplasm to small scale rural poultry farming Principal Investigator:
Dr.M.Murugan
Co Principal Investigators:

Dr.S.C.Edwin
Dr.V.Thanaseelaan
2013-14 Govt. of Tamil Nadu – Part – II Scheme 31.336
5 Soil and Mineral Mapping in Farmers field in sensitizing them to improve biomass and to augment livestock productivity Co Principal Investigator:
Dr.M. Chellapandian
2013 – 14 TN State Planning Commission 3.00
6 Preparation of video lesson modules / exhibits on dairying, sheep and goat husbandry under the NADP scheme on “Strengthening of University peripheral centres and developing training modules for training beneficiaries of Hon’ble Chief Minister’s priceless distribution of milch animals, sheep and goats” Co Principal Investigator:
Dr.C.Manivannan
Since 2012 NADP,  Govt. of  Tamil Nadu 6.60
7 Characterization of Rajapalayam and Kanni breed of hound dogs in Tamil Nadu Principal Investigator:
Dr.R.Selvakkumar
Co Principal Investigator:

Dr.K.Thilak Pon Jawahar
2013 -15 TANUVAS- Research Corpus fund 2.075
8 Establishment of Digital InfoBase on livestock markets of southern districts of Tamil Nadu Principal Investigator:
Dr.M.Murugan
Co Principal Investigator:
Dr.S.Vasantha Kumar
2013 -15 3.75
9 Modulation of ovarian function by immunization against  inhibin to improve fertility  in sheep Principal Investigator:
Dr.S.Eswari
Co Principal Investigator:
Dr.T.Ravimurugan
2013-15 2.4
10 Creation of Poultry Resource Centre for the supply of country chicken and Japanese Quail chicks Principal Investigator:
Dr.S.C.Edwin
Co Principal Investigators:

Dr.M.Murugan
Dr.V.Thanaseelaan
2013 49.00
11 Improving the reproductive performance of anestrous buffaloes during summer under field conditions  Principal Investigator:
Dr.K.Devipriya
Co Principal Investigator :

Dr.S.C.Edwin
2013-14 2.7
12 Study on management practices influencing mineral nutrient status  of  sheep in southern agro climatic region of Tamil Nadu Principal Investigator:
Dr.S.Vasantha Kumar
Co Principal Investigator:
Dr.M.Murugan
2013 -15 2.50
13 Effect of  tanniferous feeds on leguminous silage for environmental friendly and sustainable animal production Principal Investigator:
Dr.D.Thirumeignanam
Co Principal Investigator:
Dr.C.Suresh
2013 - 15 2.75
 

COMPLETED RESEARCH PROJECTS

S.No

Title of the scheme

Name of the PI / Co-PI

Duration

Funding agency

Budget
(in lakhs)

1 Popularising model fodder seed bank at farmers’ filed to augment fodder production Co-Principal Investigator:
Dr.M.Chellapandian
2011-13 NADP, Govt. of Tamilnadu 6.08
2 ICAR Sub Project on Veterinary Type Culture –  VRC, Viral Vaccines, Madhavaram Co-Principal Investigator:
Dr.M.Chellapandian
2012 - 13 ICAR – Tribal Sub Plan 5.00
3 In Situ Conservation of Kilakarsal Sheep breed unde r Network Project (NWP) on Animal Genetic Resources (ANGR) Principal Investigator:
Dr.T.Ravimurugan
 2006 - 2013 ICAR – NBAGR, Karnal 60 .00