SWOT Analysis



  • Well trained technical expertise in all the disciplines.
  • Among the TNAU KVKS, KVK, Vridhachalam has achieved highest foundation seed production of paddy TKM 13 (16.5 tonnes), Groundnut VRI 8 (18 tonnes),  Blackgram (MDU 1)  5 tonnes and gingelly  VRI 3 (750 kgs) .
  • KVK providing technical guidance to FPOs viz., Sivasakthi Seed Producer Company Ltd, Veeranarayanan FPO for producing and selling of their farm produce.
  • Through KMAS, approximately 350 messages were sent and 9506 farmers were benefited.
  • Four Commodity Interest Groups on millets have been formed and Millet entrepreneur have been developed under INSIMP scheme.
  • Regional Research Station is located in the KVK campus which is the strength for update of research findings.



  • Lack of adequate field level staff for assisting the farm activities.



  • Development of Farmers Producers companies.
  • Development of Entrepreneurs under various agricultural allied activities.
  • Development of supply chain between farmers and traders.


Natural calamity

  • Failure of rainfall often results in delayed sowing and drought during the flowering/pod development stage.
  • Unpredicted rainfall during the flowering period resulting in complete flower shedding and poor pod setting.