Livestock and poultry sector plays a pivotal role in the process of rural economic development of the state. Providing opportunities to learning about scientific information needs of livestock and poultry farming and allied activities will pave the way for employment and self employment which will bring desired socio-economic changes as well as to meet out the skilled man power requirement in the field of livestock and poultry farming enterprises.
Keeping this in view, the Directorate of Distance Education, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS) is offering 10 courses under skill development with a minimum educational qualification ranging from read and write to degree qualification. The duration of these courses is ranging from 30 days to 90 working days. The course fee ranges from Rs.500/- to Rs. 5000/-. However, for most courses the fee ranges from Rs.1000/- to Rs. 3000/-. The list of Skill Development Courses, qualifications, duration, fees etc., refer the course schedule of Skill Development Course of Directorate of Distance Education, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University. Necessary course wise orientation will be provided and hands-on-training will be given to learners in relevant farms/ work environment to enhance their learning skills and self-confidence in which practical exposure will be given to the candidates.
Manual for the courses have been printed and distributed to the enrolled candidates. Practical exercises for one month or as per the duration of the course have been designed. Accordingly, the learning sessions are organized in the farms.
The candidates are evaluated based on the examination conducted at the respective centres and successful candidates are awarded completion certificates.
|Sl. No.||Course Title||Duration||Qualification||Revised fee (Rs.)|
|1||Dairy Farm Assistant||1 Month||Read & Write in Tamil||2,000|
|2||Dairy Plant Assistant||45 days||10th Std Pass||5,000|
|3||Milk and Milk Products Quality Control Assistant||1 Month||10th Std Pass||3,000|
|4||Feed Mill Supervisor||1 Month||Read & Write in Tamil||3,000|
|5||Feed Analytical Technical Assistant||3 Months||B.Sc., (Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology) / Any degree with experience in feed analysis||10,000|
|6||Livestock Farm Manager||3 Months||12th Std Pass||5,000|
|7||Poultry Farm Manager||3 Months||12th Std Pass||5,000|
|8||Hatchery Supervisor||1 Month||10th Std Pass||3,000|
|9||Poultry Farm Supervisor||45 days||10th Std Pass||3,000|
|10||Techniques in Poultry Vaccination and De-Beaking||15 days||8th Std Pass||2,000|