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. This centre has played a vital role in the creation of awareness among the farming community about poultry farming practices in early stages leading to the attainment of Broiler farming to the present status of "Integrative business mode". Currently, our centre is actively engaged in offering various Livestock farming and Product preparation training programs. Moreover, research projects/studies are being taken up to solve the field problems related to the Livestock/ Poultry Industry.
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.
Local problems of farmers in Livestock and Poultry were identified and research projects were taken up. A total of 5 sub projects were completed
Under the scheme "Information Technology and Rural Extension in India", 250 families had been personally interviewed in Chitteri panchayat at Vellore block to assess the information needs of the community. Based on that, a Village Information Centre (Telecentre) was established. Information on agriculture, veterinary, public health, education, voluntary organisation, sports, transport, etc. had been collected. So far 7446 persons had utilized this centre for search of information regarding employment opportunity, higher studies, entertainment and to gain knowledge in the field of animal husbandry and agriculture
Under Agricultural Technology Management Agency, Vellore 2 research schemes have been completed.
DWDA Off Campus Training
NADP Scheme on Oestrus Synchronisation
Priceless Goat Training
At Present the centre is coordinating with the 2 following research schemes along with 1 farm school (ATMA, Vellore)
Veterinary University Training and Research Centre,
District Collectorate Campus,
Sathuvachari, Vellore – 632 009.
Phone No. 0416 – 2253022.