Veterinary University Training and Research Centre, Villupuram
The VUTRC, Villupuram was established at Veterinary Hospital campus, Maruthur, Villupuram on 29.10.2012 as per the G.O.(Ms)No.135, dated 03.08.2012 of Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries (AH6), Government of Tamil Nadu, Chennai – 600 009 with the budget allotment of Rs.80.00 lakhs and by subsequent USO.No.50313/G1/2012, No.6921/G1/2012, dated 13.09.2012 of the Registrar, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chennai – 600 051.Later from April 2015 the centerstarted functioning in its own building (4386 Sq.ft.) located at T.Mettupalayam, Villupuram – 605 601 which is 7 Kms from New bus stand and Villupuram Railway station abutting the Chennai – Trichy National Highway 45 and Villupuram – Gingee – Thiruvannamalai State Highway junction.
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
Activities and Services offered
Conducting of On-campus and Off-campus training programmes on various livestock and poultry farming, fodder cultivation and preparation of value-added products from meat, milk and egg and their marketing to needy farmers.
Organising sponsored training for the beneficiaries of Department of Animal Husbandry schemes, VazhndhuKattuvomThittam, other governmental and non-governmental organisations of Villupuram District.
Conducting Exhibitions on Livestock and poultry farming.
Conducting awareness programme on animal husbandry and events of university through personnel contact, print, mass and electronic media.
Attending need-based disease investigations, out breaks and conducting field trials on various research innovations of university.
Conducting mass contact programme and special infertility camps in collaboration with Department of Animal Husbandry.
Conducting Skill development / Self-employment training programmes for graduates and school drop outs.
Deliveringneed-based guest lectures for the beneficiaries of various voluntary organisations on request.
Attending farm visits and to suggest scientific farm management practices.
Laboratory analysis of water samples and other specimens as and when requested by the field veterinarians and farmers.
Services Offered and Products Available for sale
Services offered / Sale of inputs
Charges (in Rs.)
Self-employment/Skill Development one-month courses offered by DDE, TANUVAS