Scientific Advisory Committee

Scientific Advisory Committee

SAC (Scientific Advisory Committee) Meetings

Details of SACs conducted during the last 10 yearsKVK, Salem

Year Date of Meeting SAC
2007-08 05.07.2007 10th SAC
2009-10 28.01.2010 11th SAC
2011-12 27.03.2012 12th SAC
2013-14 12.06.2013 13th SAC
2016-17 29.06.2016 14th SAC  …
2017-18 02.11.2017 15th SAC
2018-19 12.12.2018 16th SAC
2019-20 14.01.2020 17th SAC

Each KVK has a SAC  (earlier local management committee) which  consists of the following member.

1. Head of Host Institution (VC of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore) Chairperson
2. Director of Extension Education (TNAU, Coimbatore) Member
3. ZPD of the Zone VIII (Zonal Project Directorate, Bangalore) Member
4. Representatives of ICAR institutes / ICAR Member
5. Associate Director Research & extension of the Zonal Research station in which KVk is located
The Director of Extension Education (Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chennai)
The Executive Engineer, Dept. of Agricultural Engineering, Salem
The District Social Welfare Officer, Salem
6. District officers of the line departments such as Agrl, Hort, AH, Soil conservation, Social welfare small scale Industries.
The Joint Director of Agriculture, Salem
The Deputy Director of Horticulture, Salem
The Joint Director of Animal Husbandry, Salem
7. Representatives of the Local Bank of the district
The Lead Bank Manager, Indian Bank, Salem
The Assistant General Manager, NABARD Bank, Salem
8. Farm radio officer of the AIR in which KVK is located Member
9. Representatives Doordarshan Centre in which KVK is located Member
10. Two representatives of the farmers one small & one big nominated by the Head of the Institution Member
11. Two representatives of Farm women nominated by the Head of institution Member
12. The Professor and Head, Tapioca & Castor Research Station, P.G.Palayam, Attur, Salem dt Member
13. The Professor and Head, Horticultural Research Station, Yercaud, Salem dt Member
14. The Professor and Head, University Training & Research Centre, TANUVAS, Salem dt Member
15. The Director, National Research Centre for Banana, Trichirapalli Member
16. Senior Scientist and Head (Programme Coordinator) KVK Sandhiyur Member – Secretary

This committee should meet twice in a year.  In absence of Head of Institution in the meeting, the members present in the meeting shall select a chairperson to conduct the meeting.  Minimum 50% participator of the members shall form quorum.  The committee shall provide guidance to the KVK, prepare 5 year plan of the Kendra, review progress, approve annual accounts and approve recruitments