JOTHILAKSHMI, M.

Designation and address
Assistant Professor, Krishi Vigyan Kendra,
Veterinary College and Research Institute Campus,
Namakkal - 637 002.

Qualifications
M.V.Sc. (Animal Husbandry Extension)
PGCAP (Post Graduate Certificate in Agriculture Policy)

Contact
T : +91-4286–266345, 266650
M: +91-8903222800
E : jothilakshmi[dot]m[at]tanuvas[dot]ac[dot]in
Fields(s) of specialization
Majoring field : Animal Husbandry Extension
Specializing field : Women SHGs and Livestock Farming, Women Empowerment and Agriculture Policy
Current Projects
Project title Role in the project Fund outlay Funding agency
"Sustaining the Livelihood of Rural Weaker Sections through Innovative Scientific Dairy Farming Technologies of Vellore and Cuddalore District in Tamil Nadu" Co-Principal investigator Rs.24.22 lakhs DST, New Delhi
Gender Knowledge System in Agriculture Co-Principal investigator 5.80 Lakhs ICAR-Central Institute for Women in Agriculture, Bhubaneswar – 751 003
Completed Projects
Project title Role in the project Fund outlay Funding agency
Studies on Mineral Composition of Canine Uroliths For Dietary Management To prevent Recurrence Co-Principal investigator Rs.5,000 DST, Tamil Nadu
Recent Research Publications
  1. M.Jothilaksmi, N.Narmatha, K.M.Sakthivel, V.Uma and D.Thirunavukkarasu.2014. Niche Marketing of Small Ruminant in Tamil Nadu- A Navigator Study. Corporate Social Responsibility in Community Development. Shanlax publication, Madurai. 233-235.
  2. D.Thirunavukkarasu, M.Jothilakshmi, S. Murugesan and K.A.Doraisamy, 2014. Transition of smallholder dairy farming system - a micro study in Tamil Nadu, India. Livestock Research For Rural Development 17(8). Available at http://www.lrrd.org/lrrd26/5/thir26088.htm.
  3. M. Jothilakshmi, D. Thirunavukkarasu and N. K. Sudeepkumar, 2014. Exit of youths and feminization of smallholder livestock production–a field study in India. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems, 29, pp 146-150. doi:10.1017/S174217051300001X.
  4. Jothilakshmi,M., R.Krishnaraj and N.K. Sudeepkumar, 2013. Exit of youths and feminization of smallholder livestock production–a field study in India. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems, doi: 10.1017/S174217051300001X.
  5. M. Jothilakshmi, D. Thirunavukkarasu and N. K. Sudeepkumar, 2011. "Structural changes in Livestock Delivery System: A Case Study of lndia". Asian Journal of Agricultural Research 5(2)2011 ISSN1 81 9-1 894 P.No 98-108
  6. M. Jothilakshmi, R.Krishnaraj and N. K. Sudeepkumar 2009."Empowering the members of Women Self help groups in Livestock farming through Need based Trainings" ' Asia-pacific Journal of Rural Development (IJED), Vol XIX (2), 2009. The Published by CIRDAP .ISSN 1018-5291. P.No 273-281
Honours & Awards

University:

  • Dr.S.Bhaskaran Award in 2012 for First Prize in Best paper presentation category In "International conference on Good Governance and Sustainable Development" held at Annamalai University, Chidambaram.

State:

  • Excellence Award 2012 from The Director, Dept. of Animal Husbandry, Govt of Tamil Nadu for Effective implementation of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister's Priceless Sheep / Goat Scheme.
  • Appreciation Certificate 2008 awarded for successful implementation of Livestock Insurance Scheme from The Commissioner, Dept. of Animal Husbandry, Govt of Tamil Nadu.

National:

  • ICAR-SRF(PGS) 2009 from ICAR, New Delhi for Pursuing PhD programme.