Consultancy Services Offered


Tamil Nadu Agricultural University has a well established research systems and as a result many hybrids, technologies viz., soil, water and crop management and pest and disease, machineries and agricultural inputs have been developed. These hybrids, technologies and machines have been demonstrated by our scientists and are being adopted by the farmers and other stakeholders. Scientists need to have business orientation, in order to develop innovative products which will meet the market requirement. As a support service for technology development and adoption in agriculture, ABD-TNAU identifies farm innovations and helps the innovators in development and standardization of products, field testing and commercialization and capacity building with regard to technologies and managerial aspects for establishing agribusiness. It also provides technical consultancy for prototype development, business consultancy for detailed project proposal preparation and market research, etc.

  1. A consultancy project is one where faculty members of TNAU provide knowledge and intellectual inputs (within India and abroad), primarily for their purposes and or
  2. Professional services in terms of scientific, technical, engineering or other agricultural related aspects based on expert on knowledge and skill to industry or other organizations (within India and abroad), primarily for the purposes of the clients.


Consultancy Services Offered

S.No Name of the Scientist To whom consultancy offered Title of the project
1 Dr.S.Mohan
Dean i/c, SPGS,
TNAU, Coimbatore
M/s. Jayanthi India Products Limited, Kinathukadavu, Coimbatore Post management of spice storage
2 Dr.S.Senthilnathan
Asst. Prof. (Agrl. Econ.) AC&RI, Killikulam
Asian Development Bank, Manila, Philippines Climate adaptation through sub-basin development (Cauvery Delta Region): National Climate change specialist
3 Dr.Ga.Dheebakaran
Asst. Prof. (Agron.)
Agro Climate Research Centre, TNAU, Coimbatore
TAWDEVA (Tamil Nadu Water Shed Development Agency), Chennai  Climate Analysis
4 Dr.R.Jeganathan,
Prof. (Agron.)
Agro Climate Research Centre, TNAU, Coimbatore
Directorate of Agriculture, Andaman and Nicobar Islands Administration Establishment Andaman Nicobar Agricultural Weather Network and Agro Advisory Service.
5 Dr.S.Nakkeeran
Prof. (Pl. Path.)
M/s. Swiss contact, Dhaka, Bangladesh Commercial Production of Trichoderma
6 i)  Dr.A.Raviraj
Prof. (SWCE) – PI
ii) Dr.B.J.Pandian
Director, WTC,   
World Wide Fund (WWF) for Nature – India in collaboration with ITC Vegetation modeling for developing water security plan in Upper Bhavani Basin
7 Dr.Ga.Dheebakaran
Asst. Prof. (Agron.)
Agro Climate Research Centre, TNAU,Coimbatore

NAF (National Agro Foundation) Chennai
Climate cell Establishment and weather based agro advisory modules development
8 i)  Dr.A.Raviraj
     Prof. (SWCE) – PI
ii)  Dr.B.J.Pandian
     Director, WTC,   
     TNAU, CBE –  Co-PI
iii) Dr.Balajikannan,   
     ASP, AEC&RI, 
M/s. ITC Limited, Kolkata   Sustainable agricultural development with emphasis on water demand management in bhavani river basin
9 Director, ABD M/s. Farmgate India, Chennai Sustainable agricultural development withemphasis on water demand management in bhavani river basin
e-commerce platform and partners for cold storage and logistics for delivery of vegetables & fruits to consumer
10 Team Leader
i). Dr. K. Mahendran
Professor (ARM)
Team Members
ii).Dr.N.Venkatesa Palanichamy
Professor &Head (ARM)
iii).Dr.S. Moghana Lavanya
Assistant Professor (ARM)
Associate Professor (ARM)
Assistant Professor (ARM)
Assistant Professor (ARM)
State Development Policy Council, Chennai Economic Impact of Poultry Development Scheme on the Livelihood Enhancement of the Beneficiaries and Promotion in Entrepreneurship in Rural areas in Tamil Nadu
11 Team Leader
i). Dr.K.R.Ashok,
Director (CARDS)
Team Member
ii). Dr.D.Suresh Kumar,
Professor and Head, 
Department of Agricultural Economics
iii) Dr.M.Anjugam,
Professor (IPMC)
Project Director, IFAD Assisted PTSLP, Government of Tamil Nadu , Guindy Chennai. Consultancy Project on Impact Evaluation of Joint Liability Groups, Patient Capital Assistance and BDCs in six coastal districts of Tamil Nadu