Awards and Honours
One award for Best Performance in Entomology for outgoing student since 1997 to 2015 has been offered to undergraduate students as Jaideep Kumar Janarthanan Memorial Prize for Horticultural Entomology which contains a Gold Medal and a Certificate.
The faculty of Horticultural College and Research Institute, Periyakulam got several awards, recognition certificates in the past five years. Some of the awards received by the faculty is listed below.
- Best Performance and presenter award
- MASU-Best Teacher Award
- TNAU – Best Teacher Award
- Best Extension Worker Award
- Best Paper Presentation Award – National Seminar
- Certificate of Commendation for Associating Scientist in NAIP (Flowers)
- TNAU-Best Library user Award
- Best Department stall award
- Best Book award
- Award of The Fellow of the Society for Biocontrol Advancement (FSBA)
- ISHS Award
- Best Scientific exhibitor award
- Best Outstanding Scientist Award 2016 People Choice Award
- Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Award for Scientific Excellence,
- Young scientist award
|Dr. J. Rajangam, Ph.D.,||Awards
Best Performance and presenter award by All India Net Work Research Project on Temperate fruits, CITH, Srinagar during 2013-14.
Best Department stall award on 57th flower show by the Department of Horticulture, Kodaikanal during 2014- 15.
Best Scientific exhibitor award for tropical fruits at National Seminar on Fruit breeding by IIHR, Bangalore (2016-17)
|Dr. C. Subesh Ranjith Kumar||Awards
Certificate of Commendation for Associating Scientist in NAIP (Flowers)
TNAU-Best Library user Award
TNAU-Best Teacher Award
Received the Award of The Fellow of the Society for Biocontrol Advancement (FSBA) on 23rd February 2015 from the Society for Biocontrol Advancement at Bangalore.
|Dr. P. Geetharani||Awards
Best Seed Production Scientist Award-2014
|Dr. V. A. Sathiyamurthy||Awards
ICAR JRF, Best Research Paper Awards – 6
|Dr. R. Chitra||Awards
Recognition award from ICAR for Best AICRP on Spices centre
|Dr. K. Venkatesan||Awards
Award – Nutrient Deficiency Photo Contest – IPNI, Canada
|Dr. P. Vellaichamy||Awards
Gold Medal in M.A. (Tamil)
|Dr. P. Jona Innisai Rani||Awards
Dr. A.P.J. Abdul kalam Best Young Investigator for computer science
|Dr. A. Eswari
B. Sc., (Gold Medalist)
M. Sc., (Gold Medalist)
M. Phil., (University First Rank)
|Dr. K.P. Vanetha
Best Presentation Award in National Symposium on Agricultural Information Technology, TNAU, Coimbatore in the year 2009
|Dr. V. Vani||Awards
Best research paper Award received from Search and Research Agro summit, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh in 2013.
|Dr. D. Janaki||Awards
Best Doctoral Presentation Award for Ph.D. Thesis given by Indian Society of Soil Science, ICAR, New Delhi.
|Dr. R. Poorniammal||Awards
Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Award for Scientific Excellence, 2016, Marina Labs, Chennai.
Young scientist award, 2016, Venus international foundation, Chennai.
|Dr. S. Prabhu
Recognition award from TNAU for mass release of Papaya Parasitoids