Designation and address
Associate Professor and Head, Department of Animal Genetics and Breeding,
Veterinary College and Research Institute, Orathanadu, Thanjavur-614 625.

M.V.Sc. (Animal Genetics and Breeding)
Ph.D. (Animal Genetics and Breeding)

T +91-44-25304000 (EPABX)
M +91-9940633007
E jeichitra[dot]v[at]tanuvas[dot]ac[dot]in

Fields(s) of specialization
Majoring field : Animal Genetics and Breeding
Specializing field : Biometrical genetics
Current Projects
  • Biotech Centre for Fecundity Genes" GoI Central Sector Scheme - CoPI
Completed Projects
Recent Research Publications

Jeichitra, V., Rajendran, R., Rahumathulla, P.S. and Karunanithi, K. (2013) Effect of non genetic factors on survivability in Mecheri sheep. Indian Journal of Small Ruminants, 19(1): 25-27.

Jeichitra, V., Rajendran, R., Karunanithi, K. and Rahumathulla, P.S. (2012) Reproduction performance of Mecheri sheep. Indian Veterinary Journal, 89(11): 38-39.

Jeichitra, V., Kandasamy, N. and Panneerselvam, S. (2003) Milk Protein polymorphism in Kangayam cattle. Tropical Animal Health and Production 35(2): 147-153.

Honours & Awards
  • Medals in UG and PG Degree programmes for outstanding performance in Animal Genetics and Breeding, Veterinary Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Animal Husbandry Statistics subjects