Directorate of Extension Education



  • To provide latest technical knowledge on livestock and poultry farming to the farmers through On-campus and Off-campus training.
  • To solve the field level problems on livestock and poultry farming.
  • To act as a two way channel between the farmers and the laboratory.

Activities and Services offered

This centre acts as a two way channel i.e. extension agency between the farmers and different units/laboratories of Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University. The centre has several activities as follows:

On-Campus and Off-Campus Training Programmes

The technical knowledge on animal husbandry enterprises are being disseminated regularly through on-campus and off-campus training programmes to the farming communities of male and female farmers, unemployed individuals, small scale entrepreneurs, women self help groups and non-governmental organizations. The on-campus and off-campus training programmes are also being conducted in co-ordination with Animal Husbandry Department, Agriculture Department, ATMA, DRDA and NGOs.

The Centre offers on campus training programmes on the following:

  • Dairy farming
  • Sheep and goat farming
  • Piggery
  • Poultry farming (Layer, Broiler, Desi birds, Turkey and Japanese quail)
  • Rabbit farming
  • Milk products preparation
  • Green fodder production
  • Integrated Farming System

Farm Advisory Services

  • Farm advisory services are rendered to needy farmers pertaining to animal husbandry in person, by mail and over telephone, thus helping the farmers to solve their issues of animal husbandry practices at filed level.
  • Bankable projects for Livestock and Poultry Farming is prepared and offered to needy farmers on payment basis
  • Video shows are being arranged regularly for benefit of the farmers on various animal husbandry activities.
  • Package of practices on animal husbandry and patented products/drugs developed by TRPVB are being disseminated to farming community through mass media like Exhibitions, Doordharshan, All India Radio, News papers, whatsapp groupand Tamil Journals.
  • Programmes are being conducted regularly to sensitize the importance of mineral mixture inclusion in livestock and poultry feed, salt lick for calves, TANUVAS Grant supplement for milch cows, timely vaccination and deworming schedule for livestock and poultry.
  • TANUVAS general mineral mixture and TANUVAS Area specificmineral mixtureare regularly made available for sale at reasonable prices fixed by the University and the farmers are motivated to include this in their animal feed formulation.
  • The progressive farmers’ farms are being visited by the faculty and offered advisory services to enhance the production.
  • Farm visits are arranged for farmers to TANUVAS university farms for on farm experience in livestock farming.
  • Farm visits are arranged to TANUVAS Research farms for getting exposure and experience in livestock farming to the farmers, entrepreneurs and trainees.
  • Post-mortem examination of livestock and poultry conducted on payment basis and samples are being collected and sent to the TANUVAS - Central University Laboratory, Madhavaram for disease diagnosis and advice the farmers accordingly as per the protocol to minimize the death rate.
  • Need based training on livestock and poultry farming is being conducted on payment basis with the approval of the University
  • Farm Radio School is being conducted regularly to disseminate the scientific knowledge on livestock farming through All India Radio, Chennai by giving various lectures by subject matter specialist to improve the productivity of their animals.
  • Participating in Exhibitions, KalnadaiPadhukappuThittam and Mass Contact Programmes organized by Animal Husbandry and Agricultural Department, Tamil Nadu.
  • Guest lectures are being delivered to the beneficiaries of ATMA, PVP, INDSETI and Hand In Hand and other NGOs

Training Calendar (November, 2022 to January, 2023)

Sl. No. Date Training Programme
1. 17.11.2022 Native chicken farming
2. 24.11.2022 Integrated Farming System
3. 08.12.2022 Goat farming
4. 15.12.2022 Dairy farming
5. 05.01.2023 Native chicken farming
6. 12.01.2023 Pig farming

Front Line Demonstration/On Farm trials

  • Need based training programmeson method demonstrations are also being organized regularly on animal husbandry enterprises.
  • Field level problems on animal husbandry practices were identified and on farm trails were conducted by this centre to solve issues regarding livestock farming

Village Adoption

  • Vaiyavur and Vishar villages of Kancheepuram district were adopted by this centre and regularly conducting awareness programmes on animal husbandry practices to adopt the recent technologies developed by the university there by to improve their livelihood.

Farm Radio School

  • Farm Radio School is being conducted regularly to disseminate the scientific knowledge on livestock farming through All India Radio by giving various lectures by subject matter specialist to improve the productivity of their animals.

Input Suppliers

Address with contact number of the input suppliers in the district

S.No. Name and address of the supplier Contact No. Inputs supplied
1. Th. S. Jeevanandam No. 114, Elupapattu Village, Rajakulam post, Kancheepuram Taluk, Kancheepuram 9677492787 1.Chicks and adult birds of Native chicken, Japanese Quail and duck 2. Meat of Native chicken, Japanese Quail and duck 3. Adult Fish- Viraal and Vanchiram 4. Rent based hatching of chicks 5. Waterer and Feeder for poultry
2. Th. V. Balaji, 33A, Ananda Jothi street, Pillayar palayam, Kancheepuram - 631 501 9840690222 1.Green fodder and slips of Co4, Co5, Super Napier, Red Napier and Guinea grass 2. Adult goat and kids 3.Native chicken ? adult 4. Native chicken eggs
3 Tmt. Nirmala, No. 23, Sriram Nagar , Kooram Gate, Kancheepuram - 631 552 8667042235 Milk, Paneer, Ghee, eggs of kadaknath and homemade Burfi varieties
4 Th. S. Vaikundam No.95, Ozhaiyur Village, Vaiyavur post, Kancheepuram Taluk, Kancheepuram ? 631 561 8122578706 Chicks and adults of Native chicken, Japanese Quail , Duck and Turkey.
5 Th. D. Settu No.1083, Vanniyar street, Manampathi Village and Post, Uthiramerur Taluk, Kancheepuram -603 403 9943699488 1.Slips of Super Napier and fodder 2.Straw 3. Groundnut
6 Th. S. Gunasekaran No.36, Madha Kovil street, Ongur village, Uthiramerur Taluk, Kancheepuram 9943899057 Slips of Super Napier Milk, Khoa, Ghee, Paneer
7. Th. Jayabalan 372, Kalatu Mettu Street, Maduramangalam, Kancheepuram - 602 108 9789886580 Milk, Curd, Ghee, Paneer
8. Tmt. M. Durgadevi, No.15/1, Mariyamman Koil St, Vathiyur village, Kooram post, Kancheepuram. 9788025664 Adult Japanese Quail
9. Th. A. Gopi, Jayalatchiya Rabbit Farm ( No.258/B, AT Road, Arakkonam salai, Thiruvalangadu, Thiruttani Tk, Thiruvallur Dt- - 631 210 9080512610 6374055019 1. Adult Rabbit and meat 2. Eggs, chicks and adult of native chicken, Duck, Goose 3. Chicks and adult of Turkey and Guinea fow
10. Th. G. Elumalai, No. 217/91, Sri Dharma Sastha Nagar, Punchai Arasan Thangal, Kancheepuram ? 631 502 9944724501 Native and cross bred adult pigs for slaughter


Name of the Faculty Designation E-mail Mobile#
Dr. S. Jaishankar Associate Professor and Head - -
Dr.M. K. Vijayasarathi Assistant Professor - -

Associate Professor and Head,
Farmers Training Centre,
Enathur, Kancheepuram – 631 561.
Tel.: 044-27264019