• Regional Research Station, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Aruppukottai was established in the year 1981
  • This station was started to cater the needs of farmers of southern agro-climatic zone comprising of Virudhunagar, Tuticorin, Ramnad, Sivagangai, Tirunelveli and part of Madurai, Dindigul and Theni districts.
  • As the lead centre for dryland crops, it coordinates research activities with the Agricultural Colleges, Horticultural College and Research Stations located in the aforesaid districts.
Sl. No. Present staff position Non-Plan ICAR Name of the present occupant
(a) Teaching (Discipline wise)
1. Professor (Agronomy) 01 01
2. Professor (PBG) 01 01 Dr. M. Gunasekaran,

Prof (PB&G)

3. Professor (Agrl. Extn.) 02 02
4. Assoc. Prof.

(Animal Husbandry)

01 01 Dr. R. Durai Singh,

Prof (Agron.)

5. Asst. Prof. (Agrl. Ento.) 01 01 Dr. D.S. Rajavel,

Prof. & Head

6. Asst. Prof. (Agronomy) 01 01
7. Asst. Prof. (SS & AC) 01 01
8. Asst. Prof. (Plant Breeding) 01 01
9.  Scientist (Hort.) 01 01 Dr. K. R. Rajadurai,

Assoc. Prof (Hort.)

10. Scientist (Pl. Path.) 01 01 Dr. P. Mareeswari,

Asst.Prof (Pl. Path)

11. Scientist (Crop Physiology) 01 01 Dr. J. Rajkumar,

Asst.Prof (CRP)