Designation and address
Professor and Head, Veterinary University Training and Research Centre,
Thiyagarajar Engineering College Road,
Thirupparankundram, Madurai - 625 005

M.V.Sc. (Animal Husbandry Economics)
Ph.D. (Animal Husbandry Economics)

Fields(s) of specialization
Majoring field : Animal Husbandry Economics
Specializing field : Marketing
Current Projects
  • Scheme on scientific rearing of dairy and goat farming – ATMA, Madurai.
  • IAEA / FAO project on optimizing soil, water and nutritive use efficiency in integrated cropping – livestock production system – DCAPS, TANUVAS, Chennai-51.
  • Sub project on veterinary type culture collection network project – Tribal sub plan – ICAR.
Completed Projects
  • In-situ conservation of Nilagiri sheep and Toda buffalloe – NBAGR, New Delhi.
  • Establishment of model fodder farms through VUTRC's – TN state land use board.
  • Artificial insemination refresher training programme – IDDP, AAVIN, Sivagangai.
  • Skill level training on livestock and poultry – TN Govt.
  • ATMA – Demonstration – ATMA, Sivagangai.
  • Improvement of rural livelihood through backyard poultry – NABARD, Sivagangai.
  • Artificilal insemination and deworming in livestock – RSVY, Sivagangai.
  • Establishment of high density planting in fruit crops for semi arid regions – TN state land use board.
  • ATMA demonstration – ATMA, Sivagangai.
  • Imparting training on artificial insemination training in cattle for rural youth – TNLDA, Chennai.
  • ATMA demonstration – ATMA, Sivagangai.
  • Village development plan – NABARD, Sivagangai.
  • ATMA training and demonstration – ATMA, Sivagangai.
  • ATMA farm school on recent technologies to improve milk production – ATMA, Madurai.
  • Skill development project on dairy farming for persons recovered from mental illness Phase I – Puthuvazhvu project, Madurai.
  • Skill development project on dairy farming for persons recovered from mental illness Phase II – Puthuvazhvu project, Madurai.
Recent Research Publications
  • S.Sendur kumaran, K.Velmurugan and V.Palanichamy (2012). Effect of organic polymers on phenol typic traits and yield of tomato. Journal of Ecotoxicology and Environmental monitoring.
  • S.Sendur kumaran, K.Velmurugan and V.Palanichamy (2012). Efficacy of organic polymers- conditioners on export quality of tomato grown under precision mode of culture. Journal of Ecotoxicology and Environmental monitoring.
  • A.Paramasivam, V.Palanichamy and P.N.Richard Jagatheesan (2012). Seroprevalence of leptospirosis in small ruminants in Pudukkottai District of Tamil Nadu, Compendium on International seminar on future of livestock health : A paradigm chance to maximize productivity for economic gains and XXVI annual convention of Indian association of veterinary microbiologists, immunologists and specialists in infectious diseases. P. 74.
  • R.Umarani, V.Palanichamy and B.Muruganandan (2014). Incidence of turkey pox in organized farms. International Journal of applied and pure science and agriculture, Vol.1(5). pp 35-38.
  • R.Umarani, V.Palanichamy and B.Muruganandan (2015). Clinical and sero biological studies on pregnancy toxaemia in does. International Journal on current innovation research, Vol.1(4). pp 102-14.
Honours & Awards
  • Chancellor of TANUVAS Thiru. Bisma Narainsingh Award and Gold medal – 1996.
  • Tamil Peravai Award – 2010.
  • Sivagangai district best worker Award – 2012.
  • Best presentation Award – 2012.
  • Appreciation certificate and Award – 2013.