Professor of Practice

Guidelines for Professor of Practice – 2024

  • The term of the approved professor of practice is only for the year 2024 (January 2024 to December 2024)
  • Every year approval will be made based on the performance report furnished by the department concerned.
  • Four lectures/Year will be made by the Professor of Practice by visiting the department or online
  • Lectures will be recorded and viewed through the MS Teams to all campuses for the benefit of all the students
SI.No   Name & Designation of Experts Name of the Department Area in Expertise  Link
1. Th. Ravi
ChettiarThottam, Kenjanur (Post), Sathy – 638 401
(Vermi Compost) 94437 24779
Agronomy Vermicomposting and Organic Farming
2. Th. OVR. Somasundaram
Mettupalayam 98422 06515
Agronomy Innovations in Coconut Based Cropping System Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
3. Th. Suresh Kannan J
Thozhuvam Farmer Producer Company Limited,
64, PetchiyammanPadithurai Road, VP Square 1st Street,
Madurai – 625 001 9659665368
Agronomy Organic Fertilizer &  Water Utilization
4. Th. Krishnamoorthy,
IOFS, Panimadai 9363140318
Agronomy Organic farming and Integrated Farming System 05-04-2023Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
5. Dr. M. Daniel Jebaraj, Ph.D.
Managing Director
Agri Amigos Pvt. Ltd., Sillamarathupatty
Bodinayakkanur ITI College, B9/5 U, Rainbow Gardens,
Mallingapuram Road, Silamarattupatti, Bodinayakanur Taluk
Theni- 625 582, 98946 46908
Plant Pathology farm development and consultancy        27.03.2024Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
6. Th. Rajagopal Selvasundaram
Vice President- Global Product Development,
Director – Agrinos India Pvt Ltd, New Delhi
Plant Pathology Business planning and implementation       26.03.2024Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
7. Mr.V.Saravanakumar
Founder, S KONNECT AGROW VENTURES, No. 3/152, Nalvar Nagar,
7th Street, BU Post, Vadavalli, Coimbatore – 641046, 82200 15145,
Seed Science and Technology Agri Business Professional
8. 2022_0418_08542300.jpg Th. Eshwar Satyarthy
106, Selene court, Sri Vensai Project,
KompallyMedchal road, Secunderabad, Telangana – 500 100. 8374719320
Fruit Science Fruit Crops Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
9. Mr.R P Rajaram
No.7, Swarnambigai Street, Balaji Nagar,
Fairlands, Salem – 636 016. +91 97919 94422
Spices and Plantations Preservation of Dry Flower Processing and Exports Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
10. Mr. P. Arul Murugan
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer,
Chloroplast Foods Private LImited,
9,34 KambarSTreet, Kumaran Nagar Extension,Padi, Chennai – 50
Email:, 9843824949
Food Science and Nutrition Startups / Consumer Brands      28.03.2024Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
11. Dr.Karunakaran Maruthachalam
Biotechnology- Genome COE-Global Genotyping Regional Lead-India, China and South Africa -CortevaAgriscience
Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Genetics and Genomics

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12. Dr. Raman Babu
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Digital Research and Development Lead for Asia-Pacific @ CortevaAgriscience
Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Digital Research and Development Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
13. Dr.Suresh Kumar
Bayer Crop Science
Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Supply Chain Management Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
14. Dr. Prabu, GR
Director, Research and Development
Sristi Bio-Sciences Pvt. Ltd.,
458, CPC Complex, RS Puram
Thadagam road, Coimbatore – 641 002 +91-9486402305; 8667760889
Bioinformatics Genomics & Next Generation Sequencing

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15. Mr. R. Arulprakasam
Managing Partner, Yermunai Organic Products Pvt Ltd.,
5-MABIF, AC&RI, Melur Road, Othakkadai, Madurai, , 9003490009
Agricultural Entomology Organic Cultivation of Traditional Paddy Varieties      28.03.2024
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16. Dr. Edwin Rogbell Jeyasingh
South Asia Field Sciences Leader (Crop Protection Discovery & Development) at CortevaAgriscience
Hyderabad, Telangana,
Agricultural Entomology Field Characterization and Development (R&D) of Crop Protection Products
17. Mr.T.G.R.Kunjharhamoney
Managing Director, Bhuvi Care (P) Ltd.,
Plot No. C 88, SIPCOT Industrial Growth Centre, G
angaikondan, Tiunelveli 627352
Email: , 9443333172
Agricultural Entomology Biopesticides.
18. Mr. A. Esak
DR Honey Bee Farm
Dindigul  9994087710
Agricultural Entomology Italian Beekeeping      25.03.2024Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
19. Mr. V. Jino
JEE Honey,
Marthandam  9442301902
Agricultural Entomology Migratory Beekeeping      25.03.2024Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
20. Mr. A. Dandayuthapani
ADP Apiary
Sivagiri, Erode 9443341679
Agricultural Entomology Bee Hive Manufacturing      25.03.2024Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
21. Mr.Palanisamy Natesan
Technical Manager, Syngenta, India.
Phone No: 95009
CPPS Crop Protection Research Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
22. Dr. Suresh Ramachandran
Country Head & Managing Director, Arkema India, Mumbai
CPPS Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
23. Rama Krishna Pulla Ph.D.,
Sri Satyadeva nursery
Kadiyapulanka, E.G.Dt, Andhra Pradesh 9491809971
Floriculture and Landscape Architecture Nursery Business Management
24. Th. Aloe Vera Ayya Rama Shanmugam
162B KNT Road (Near GH), Karamadai – 641104,
Ph: 9362138926
HC&RI, Coimbatore Succulent Plants
25. Mr. M. Rajendra Kumar
Managing Partner for jiffy International
M/s. Floral Designs, Crop Nutrition Center
No.31, 14th cross, Kanakanagar
R.T.Nagar P.O, Benagaluru- 560032 9341260980,
HC&RI, Coimbatore Soil Less Media & Precision Nutrition
26. Th. P. R. Rangaswami, MD
M/s.Aram Organic FPO, Karamadai, Coimbatore. 9843897652
Agricultural Microbiology Organic Farming. Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
27. Dr.Joswafenn Suresh
naruveli Ventures, Karunanidhi Ii Street, (Next To Pondicherry Street),
Kottur, Chennai-600085, Tamil Nadu,, 9444381511
Agricultural Microbiology Microbial inoculants & Plant Growing Media
28. Th.R. Palaneeswar
CEO, M/s. JeypeeBiotechs, 34/3, Pullalakottai Road,
Virudhunagar HO, Virudhunagar – 626001(Opp.Old Bus Stand)
Agricultural Microbiology Business planning and implementation.       27.03.2024Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
29. Mr.K.C. Balakrishnan
4/694 Chinnamathampalaya, Bilichi Post, Coimbatore – 641019,
Mobile: 9842473454,
Sericulture Silk Twisting Warping Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
30. Mr.G. Kaveriraj
Sri Kaveri Silk Mills, Blue Dart No. 182/233, NH47, Bypass Road, Pattanam – 641 016, Email:, 9791645927
Sericulture Spun silk manufacturing Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
31. Mr.V. Karappan
Karappan Silks, 32C, Silk Bazar, Sirumugai, Coimbatore – 641 302, 9865924102; 9842222885,
Sericulture National Handloom Trainer Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
32. Dr. R. Ilangovan M E. – PhD
Retired PWD Engineer 9443330394
Environmental Science Sustainable Water and Wastewater Management Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
33. Th. N JayaPrakash
Vermicomposting and leading organic Farmer,
Organic manure (Vermi Gold) manufacturing unit
Address : 1/5 Modukkupatti,
Deepalapatti (PO)
UdumalaipettaiTaluk- 642132
Tirupur District. 8883450927
Environmental Science Organic Farming and Vermicomposting     26.03.2024Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
34. Dr. K. Rajkumar
M/s Seshasayee Paper and Boards Limited, Pin: 638007 91-9442564298
Environmental Science Sustainability in the Pulp and Paper Sector
35. Th. N. Gobala Krishnan
Organic Farmer, Kulithalai 9443148224 99421677789
Environmental Science Organic Farming

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36. Th. V.Ruthrapathy
Speciality Fertilisers/Wsf/Commodity Fertilisers +919443447775
Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry Crop Nutrition Expert Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
37. Mr.T.Muthukumar, Bsc (Agri), MBA,
Agri Business Management and Rural Marketing, Professional, No -4/4/1, Maharani Avenue Phase 5
Extension, Vadavalli,Coimbatore – 641041
Tamil Nadu, India. 9894430814

Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry Agri Business Management Consultant.
38. Ms.Athira Nair
Soil and Environment Science Lead-Syngenta
A504,MontVertBiaritz Phase – 1, Baner-Pashan Link Road,
Pashan, Pune,Mahasrashtra – 411021 8138827991
Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry Agri Entrepreneurship and Innovation       27.03.2024Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
39. Th. Pari Narayanan BE., MBA
3/314 Rajaman Nagar,
Chinthamani road,
Madurai 625009 9840078593
Soils and Environment      27.03.2024Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
40. Th.Winny Irwin Jose,
Baruch gera garden,BG Crop Science &
Technologies (private) Ltd. No. 3/231, Thennamanallur Village,
KallikudiTaluk, Madurai district – 625707 9489079922
Soils and Environment Crop Nutrition Management
41. Mr. S. Velmurugan
AGM(Forest), Seshasayee Paper and Boards Ltd, Cauvery RS(Post), Erode 638 007
Ph.No – 9443214097
Forest Biology and Tree Improvement Horticulture Crop Nutrition
42. Mr.P.Santhakumar
ITCI HutaniManunngal, No 15 first street, Abiramapuram, Thanjavur 613007.
Ph.No – +628126215512
Forest Biology and Tree Improvement Tree Improvement – Pulp Industry Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
43. Th. G.V.Sudarshan
S.F.NO.72, 79 Nadhipalayam road,
Modachur Village,
Gobichettipalayam – 638476.
Erode 9843068291
Forest Products and Wildlife Wildlife
44. Mr. Madan Kumar
Ambi Ply Wood Industries
678/3, Kurumbanur,
Dasanur, Post,
Tamil Nadu 641305, 094430 35177
Forest Products and Wildlife Plywood Making
45. Dr.Aishwarya Raj
M/s Aarya Emanations, 9 race course, Coimbatore
Mobile no.7373177775
Genetics and Plant Breeding Biotech Entrepreneurship      27.03.2024Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
46. Th.Vikram Sankar,
M/s Borne technologies Pvt.Ltd SF No. 574, Arasur Road,
Serayampalayam, Vellanaipatti PO Coimbatore, 641048
Genetics and Plant Breeding Food & Nutrition Security and Public Policy       23.03.2024Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
47. Dr. Srinivasa Reddy Bo Reddy
Flat No 504, Bharathi Aavaas, Kompally, Hyderabad, Telangana 9591714369
Genetics and Plant Breeding Data Analytics       28.03.2024Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
48. Th. Muthu K E
Commercial Lead Vegetable Seeds, SA&SEA at Bayer Crop Science,
Bayer Crop Science, Bayer House, Central Avenue,
Hiranandani Estate, Thane (W) – 400 607Maharashtra. 8657545277
Crop Physiology Vegetable Seed Production       28.03.2024Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
49. Dr. Prakash Girhepuje
National Market Development Lead at Valagro Biosciences Pvt Ltd,
The Platina A-904, 9 th Floor,
Gachibowli Village, SerilingampallyMandal,Hyderabad – 500 032 9121022668—39197.htm
Crop Physiology Biologicals in sustainable Agriculture      27.03.2024Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
50. Th. Moses Christopher
Principal Field R&D Scientist
ValentBioSciences Corporation,
Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 9980570886
ValentBioSciences Corporation
Crop Physiology Biopesticides & Sustainable Agriculture
51. Dr.Manoj K. Sharma, Ph.D.
UGC-Assistant Professor
School of Biotechnology,
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi 110067 +91-9958312710
Crop Physiology Plant Genetic Engineering and Genetics
52. Th. Parthiban. J
J & J Media Solutions, Vadavalli,
Coimbatore – 641041 9894376932
Agricultural Extension & Rural Sociology Digital Film Making and Advertisement
53. Th. G.Pandiarajan
15, PandamangalmAgraharam,
Woraiyur, Trichy-3.
Silviculture and Natural Resource Management Opportunity in commercial pulp wood plantations
54. Dr. P. Chezhian, Ph.D,
Sr. Manager (Plantation), TNPL, Karur. 9442591412
Silviculture and Natural Resource Management Forest Genetics

30.03.2024Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia

55. Th. Unnikrishnan N
Superintending Engineer (Retired)
Maharani Avenue,
Vadavalli, Coimbatore- 641041 9994283342
Soil and Water Conservation Engineering Irrigation Water Management Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
56. Er.R.Boobalan
Senior Manager – Research; Product Development ITC Limited
SBU- Packaging and Printing
P.O. Box 2277, Tiruvottiyur,
Chennai – 600019 91 4425723331/91 8754463553
Food Process Engineering Packaging Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
57. Dr.Balasankari Palghat Krishnan,Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer
RCG-EECC Renewable Cogen Globe – Energy, Environment
SS Renewable CogenPvt. Ltd.
No. 4/6, First Floor, St. Thomas Street, Egattur, Navalur, Chennai – 603103, 98422 46194
Renewable Energy and Engineering Energy Environment and Climate Change
58. Th. G. Raguramraja
Founder & CEO
Stonehat Technologies Private Limited. 9965512244
Farm Machinery & Power Engineering

Manufactures Special Purpose Machineries

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59. Th. Rajkumar Arumugam
Coimbatore, India +91 9944241360
Farm Machinery & Power Engineering Agricultural Engineering- Machinery
60. Th. P K Sundaramoorthy
VP (South Asia) & MD (India)
Hunter Douglas Asia.,
AEC&RI, Coimbatore Industrial Engineering  

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61. Mr. T. Venkatesan,
Former Global Treasury Head, TCS (Former Alumni of TNAU)
AEC&RI, Coimbatore Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
62. Balasubramanian Subramaniam
Associate Vice President (TAFE), Member – Infollium Expert Panel. 9677204551
AEC&RI, Coimbatore Tractor and Farm Machinery in R&D Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
63. Dr. Ansuman Maity
Regional Technical Manager, India
Acadian Plant Health™ a division of Acadian Seaplants Limited.
+7603066898, Formulation scientist Organic Seaweeds products
ADAC&RI, Trichy Pesticides Chemistry
64. Th. Pushparaj Sockalingam
Kothari Sugars & Chemicals Limited, Lalgudi T.K, Kattur – Post,
Trichy – 621 706., 9976739333
ADAC&RI, Trichy Distillery Operation Fermentation and Alcohol Technologies
65. Dr.K.Jayakumar
2278, Nallagoundampalayam, Pilikkalpalayam Post 637 213
ParamathiVelur TK, Namakkial Dt Ph.No:9442591407
ADAC&RI, Trichy Agro Forestry

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66. Th. Arunachalam M
Ranis Animal Feed Pvt.Ltd
1/126 A, T.Vellalapatti (PO), Thekkutheru, Melur,
Madurai – 625 122 9597862207
Directorate of Agri-Business Development Organic Farming and Animal Feed
67. Mrs. Shubhadhra
PVR foods, Coimbatore
178, Savithri Nagar,
Coimbatore – 641 045 9952542908
Directorate of Agri-Business Development Millet Based Value Added Products Manufacturing& processing including indigenous products
68. Mr. M.D.Vinoth Kumar
1 B, RSD Adarsh, Sarojini Street, Ramamoorthy Avenue Extn., Mugalivakkam,
Chennai. 600 125, 9444179952, 9842379968
Directorate of Agri-Business Development Heat Pump Based Agro Drier Manufacturer      25.03.2024Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
69. Mr. Senthilkumar P @ PonSenthilkumar
Joint Editor | Pasumai vikatan
Ananda Vikatan Publishers (P) Ltd,
144/4 second floor
Moogambigai Nagar 11 th Street
Nerkundram, Chennai-600107, 9940651074
Directorate of Agri-Business Development Agri Business Communication Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
70. Mr. B R Narayanaswamy
13A, Vidhya Nagar, 2nd St, Civil Aerodrome PO,
Coimbatore 641014, 6379862400
Directorate of Agri-Business Development Farm Consultant
71. Mr. Mohamed Kaleel
Managing Director
EKM Leather Processing Co.,
No.3, Tannery Street,
B P. Agraharam, Erode – 638005
Environmental Science Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia
72. Mr.Ravichandran
AI Consultant
SART Accelerator Inc. USA 9499900559 8838200305
Physical Science & Information Technology Artificial Intelligence Microsoft Teams - Wikipedia