Sugarcane Research Station, Sirugamani was originally started in the village Kumaramangalam in Kulithalai Taluk in an area of 2.4 ha on 05.09.1957. Due to unprecedented floods, for want of proper drainage facilities and also the alkaline nature of soil necessitated the change of site to a better place which was ultimately located at Sirugamni with effect from December 1959 with an area of 24.83 hectares