Market Extension: A new department in Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, the Department of Market Extension, under the Directorate of Extension Education is functioning from 14.05.2008.

Mandates:

  1. To promote commodity based Farmers’ Interest Groups.
  2. To promote institutional linkages for the Commodity Interest Groups for efficient marketing.
  3. Organizing workshops on market linkages and facilitating Buyer – Seller Meets.
  4. To scout the market information and share it with all the Krishi Vigyan Kendras and line departments.
  5. To impart master training to the extension personnel on market forces, intelligence and information systems.
  6. To provide training on marketing management to the line department officials.

Institutional Linkages:

  • Development of effective linkages with State Agricultural Marketing Department, Agri – Business Directorate and similar institutions like Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) etc.,
  • Linkages with unorganized and organized markets of different sizes and commodities.
  • Buyer and Seller Linkages.
  • Agribusiness Firms / Industries
  • Wholesale / Retail Units in Principal cities.

The motto of the Department of Market Extension is to make “Farmer as Trader”.

For Further Details Contact:

Dr. H.Philip
Director of Extension Education
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Coimbatore - 641 003.
Telephone: 0422 – 6611352 (D), 0422 - 6611522 (O)
Fax : 0422 - 6611521
E - mail dee@tnau.ac.in


Department of Market Extension
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Coimbatore - 641 003.
Telephone : 0422 - 6611286
E- mail : dme@tnau.ac.in


Scientists of Dept. of Market Extension

Name

Dr.V.V.KRISHNAMURTHI, Ph.D.,

Designation

Professor

Department

Department of Market Extension
Directorate of Extension Education
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Coimbatore-641003

Discipline

Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry

Specialization

Soil Fertility and Water Management

Experience

34 years

Contact No.

 

Office

0422-6611286

Mobile

  94439 24897

e-mail ID

vvkrishnamurthimurthi@hotmail.com


Name

Dr.T.KEMPRAJ, Ph.D.,

Designation

Professor

Department

Department of Market Extension
Directorate of Extension Education
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Coimbatore-641003

Discipline

Agricultural Entomology

Specialization

Integrated Pest Management

Experience

30 years

Contact No.

 

Office

0422-6611286

Mobile

  93446 93136

e-mail ID

kemprajt@yahoo.com


Name

Dr. M.ANJUGAM

 

Designation

Professor

Department

Department of Market Extension
Directorate of Extension Education
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Coimbatore-641003

Discipline

Agricultural Economics

Specialization

Resource Economics and Marketing

Experience

20 years

Contact No.

 

Office

0422-6611286

Mobile

 94425 18082

e-mail ID

 

Name

Dr.Mrs.D.SELVI, Ph.D.,

Designation

Professor

Department

Department of Market Extension
Directorate of Extension Education
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Coimbatore-641003

Discipline

Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry

Specialization

Soil Fertility – IPNSS & Long term Fertilization

Experience

20 years

Contact No.

 

Office

0422-6611286

Mobile

  99947 18502

e-mail ID

selvisubhi@yahoo.com



Dr.H.Philip
Director (i/c)
 
 
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