Directorate of Extension Education

Veterinary University Training and Research Centre, Nagapattinam


Veterinary University Training and Research Centre, Nagapattinam an outreach centre of Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University was started in a rented building at Kottupalayam kinathadi sandhu, Velipalayam in 21.06.2013. Later the Veterinary University and Training centre was shifted to the new office building established in Veterinary Hospital Campus Velipalayam, Nagapattinam from 27.02.2016 onwards. Since then, VUTRC, Nagapattinam is functioning in the new building established.
This is a well established centre with an inbuilt training hall for farmers, supported by adequate Public addressing system and Audio visual facility.

Major Activities

  • Training – On Campus and Off Campus especially on Dairy Farming, Goat Farming and Native Chicken Farming
  • Mass Contact Programmes
  • Farm visit and Farm Advisory Services
  • Guest lectures on livestock farming
  • Awareness programmes
  • Exhibitions
  • Coordinating B.V.Sc & AH internship programme
  • Establishment of Model Fodder Plot
  • Demonstration of recent Technologies
  • Enabling the farmers to establish new farms
  • Disease Investigation
  • Post mortem examination and Technical advice
  • Coordinating and strengthening forward and backward linkages to farmers in livestock farming.
  • Coordinating line Departments in Veterinary services
  • Conducting On Farm Trial
  • Conducting Frontline Demonstration
  • Provisding bankable projects on Livestock farming
  • Formulating least cost feed ration on need basis to farmers
  • Radio talks on livestock farming.

Services Offered at VUTRC

S. No. Services offered Fee (Rs.)
1 Short Term training (2-3 days) on various Livestock and Poultry rearing Free of cost
2 Self-employment Training on Native Chicken, Dairy and Goat rearing and management 1000/Trainee/Training
3 Issuing Bankable Project Report @ 0.25 % of the total project cost 250 per Lakh
4 Conduct of Post Mortem for Livestock 100 /Head
5 Conduct of Post Mortem for Poultry 20 /Bird
6 Offering Technical Advices Free of cost
7 Farm Visit for Technical advice 500 /Visit

Products and Farm Inputs for sale

S. No. Item Quantity Price (Rupees)
1 TANUVAS SMART Mineral Mixture One Kg 65
2 TANUVAS Mineral Salt Lick One Kg 60
3 Desmanthus Fodder seeds 100 gm 55
4 Fodder Sorghum multicut variety 100 gm 41
5 University Publications (Books in Tamil Vernacular)
i Karavai Madu Valarppu Price/Copy 50
ii Nattukozhi Valarppu Price/Copy 50
iii Velladu Valarppu Price/Copy 40
iv Japaniya Kadai Valarppu Price/Copy 40
v Muyal Valarppu Price/Copy 30
vi Kalnadaikalukku Etra Theevanapayirkal Price/Copy 30
vii Kalnadaikalukkana Mudhaluthavi - Marabusar Mooligai Maruthuvam Price/Copy 25

Activities of VUTRC, Nagapattinam

Farmers orientation Programme – TNLDA Sponsored

Internship programme – Dairy Farm visit

Post Mortem Examination

Demonstration Plot : Azollo Unit

Strengthening linkages – DDM, NABARD and LDM, IOB, Nagapattinam

Radio Recording- All India Radio , Karaikal

Front Line demonstration

On Farm Trail


  • Dr. C. Suresh, Assistant Professor and Head
  • Dr. M. Vinothini, Assistant Professor

The Assistant Professor and Head,
Veterinary University Training and Research Centre,
Veterinary Hospital Campus (Near New bus stand),
Velipalayam, Nagapattinam – 611 001
Phone: +91–4365-247123