Directorate of Extension Education

Veterinary University Training and Research Centre, Vellore


Veterinary University Training and Research Centre, Vellore has been incepted during the year 1981 with the main objective of promoting poultry farms in Vellore District and continuously striving hard in establishing various livestock farms on scientific lines. Previously the Centre was functioning in the rented premises from 1981 of its inception and from 09.11.2009 the centre started functioning in its own building allotted by the District Collector in the Collectorate Campus, Sathuvachari, Vellore.


  • Transfer of livestock and poultry related technologies including natural resources management through front line extension / change agents
  • Strengthening livestock and poultry research – extension linkage for developing need specific technologies
  • Promotion of livestock production eco-system through TANVUAS / entrepreneurs for sustaining livestock based livelihoods

Services offered

  • On campus and Off campus training programs
  • Farm Advisory Services
  • Farm visits and rendering technical guidance
  • Rendering technical services for establishment of new farms
  • Project reports for availing bank loans on payment basis
  • Participation and Conduct of Exhibitions along with line departments
  • Field and Method demonstration of various findings of the university and implementation of Lab to Land policy for the benefit of farming community
  • Success story documentation
  • Village Awareness Campaigns
  • Sale of TANUVAS mineral mixture
  • Sale of fodder seeds and Co4 slips (Under Meikkal fodder scheme)
  • Conduct of Post-mortem at the centre and dispatch of clinical materials for investigation to Central University Laboratory, Madhavaram, Chennai
  • Participation in Animal Health camps in co-ordination with Department of Animal Husbandry.
  • Disease Investigation in local Outbreaks with Department of Animal Husbandry
  • Co-ordination with the research schemes of the University
  • Formation of Farmer Producer Organization (FPO)
  • Motivation of farmers to attend the workshops, seminars and exhibition conducted by the University
  • Impact study of the Government schemes

Products Available for sale

  • TANUVAS Mineral Mixture - Rs.75/Kg
  • Desmanthus seeds (Hedge lucerne) - Rs.500/Kg

Green Fodder/ Co4 & Co5 slips sale at Kilveedhi Village, Nemili block, Ranipet District

  • Green fodder (Co4/Co5/CoFS 29) - Rs.1.50/ Kg
  • Leguminous fodder (Desmanthus&Agathi) - Rs.2.00/ Kg
  •  Co4/Co5 slips - Rs.0.50/ Slip

Front Line Demonstration/On Farm trials

  • Need based training programmes on method demonstrations were 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

  • NSembarayanallore village of Vellore district was adopted by this centre and regularawareness programmes were conducted on animal husbandry practices to adopt the recent technologies developed by the university there by to improve their livelihood.


Self-employment courses on various livestock and poultry farming training for 30 days on payment basis were regularly conducted at this centre to promote the rural youth on livestock farming activities and guiding the farmers to start up new farms to become as a successful entrepreneur.


Research Project Schemes Ongoing

S. No. Name of the Scheme Principal Investigator Fund Outlay & Funding Agency
1. Establishment of Fodder Production Units in MeikkalPoromboke Land at Vellore and Villupuram Districts Director of Extension Education, TANUVAS, MMC, Chennai-51 Rs.347.4 Lakhs (For Vellore Dt) Govt. of Tamil Nadu & TANUVAS
2. Poultry seed project The Dean, College of Poultry Production and Management, Hosur Rs.68.25 Lakhs (ICAR)
3. Sensitizing farmers on Nutritional Supplemental strategy to enhance the Productivity in Dairy cattle Phase II The Professor and Head, Institute of Animal Nutrition, Kattupakkam 200 lakhs (Government of Tamil Nadu)
4. NADP Scheme on Revitalizing Dairy cattle through TANUVAS GRAND supplement to enhance the Productivity and Profitability The Director, Centre for Animal Production Studies, TANUVAS, Chennai 200 lakhs (Government of Tamil Nadu)
5. NADP scheme on "Augmenting reproductive and production potential through adoption of assisted reproductive techniques using sexed semen in dairy cattle" - Part B - Embryo transfer of fresh and frozen embryos produced using sexed semen under field conditions Dr. K. Brindha Rs.75.71 Lakhs (Government of Tamil Nadu)
6. NABARD FSPF scheme on "Developing a Mobile Application on Scientific Balanced Feeding Techniques and Assessing its impact on Rural Dairy Farmers in Tiruvannamalai District" Dr. B. Rajesh Kumar R.13.55 lakhs (NABARD, Chennai)


Name of the Faculty Designation E-mail Mobile#
Dr. C. Pandian Associate Professor and Head +91-9176054043
Dr. B. Rubinibala Assistant Professor +91-9962333475

Associate Professor and Head,
Veterinary University Training and Research Centre,
District Collectorate Campus, Sathuvachari, Vellore – 632 009.
Tel.: +91-416-2253022.