The Cotton Research Station (CRS), Veppanthattai has been established on 09.05.2007 as per the Tamil Nadu Government G.O. Ms. No. 372 Agriculture (AU) Department dated 05.12.2006. The farm stretching in an area of 22.16 ha (54.75 acres) donated by the public of Veppanthattai and Annamangalam Panchayat, Perambalur district. Registered as Gift deed in the name of Registrar, TNAU, Coimbatore (Document No. 941/2007 dt. 05.04.2007) at the Sub Registrar Office, Veppanthattai. Patta No. 6532 dt. 10.04.2007 issued by Head Quarters Deputy Tahsildar on 10.04.2007 (Original Document 7 sheets, Original Patta 1 sheet, Original Survey Map 7 sheets handed over to Registrar Office on 10.03.2012). University issued Administrative Sanction Order as per Proc. No. DR/TRRI/ADT/DD/CRS, Veppanthattai / 07 dt. 04.06.2007 of the Director, TRRI, Aduthurai