The Veterinary College and Research Institute, Theni has been established as the sixth constituent college under the aegis of the renowned Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS) at Veerapandi, Theni district. The foundation stone was laid on 10.12.2020. The goal is to provide quality veterinary education to the students, carry out practical and field-oriented research and to transfer the technology to farmers to improve farmers livelihood and rural economy.
The college is currently functioning at rented premises, a full-fledged campus is nearing completion at Veerapandi, Theni. The college is located approximately at a distance of 12 Km from Theni town (Via NH 85 Theni-Cumbum Road) with the total area of 237 acres. The permanent campus houses administrative building, veterinary clinical complex, eight academic blocks, livestock products technology block, livestock farm complex, boys hostel, girls hostel, deans bungalow, warden quarters, deputy warden quarters and canteen facilities.
Faculties are in place for first- and second-year departments including veterinary clinical complex and livestock farm complex. The institute is having a well-qualified and dedicated teaching faculties and most of them are PhDs. Many of the faculties have acquired their higher education degrees at national and international level. The non-teaching staffs such as administrative officer, superintendent, assistant, technician and electrician cum plumber is also in place for the routine administrative activities. Besides, currently, the college is having 27 casual labours including drivers for the day-to-day operational activities. Security guards are also in place to college, hostel and farm campus.
Dr.P.N.RICHARD JAGATHEESAN Dean, Veterinary College and Research Institute, Veerapandi, Theni - 625 534, Tamil Nadu, India. Phone: +91-44-25304000; Fax: +91-44-25362787 E-mail: email@example.com