Research Projects

Ongoing Research projects

Sl.No Title of the scheme Sponsor
1. Agri-CRP on Water Management Groundwater contamination due to geogenic factors and industrial effluents and its impact on food chain ICAR


2. ICAR-AICRP on Irrigation Water Management ICAR
3. National Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture (NICRA) ICAR-NICRA
4. TNIAMP World Bank
5. Implementing water saving technologies for sustaining rice production in Villupuram district of Tamil Nadu Indian Oil Corporation
6. Sustainable development of Agriculture in Upper Bhavani Basin ITC consultancy project

Completed Projects

Sl.No. Title of the scheme Sponsor
1. Assessment of fluoride contamination in the ground water of Western Zone of Tamil Nadu GOI


2. Soil and water quality appraisal in the salt affected land forms of Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu using Remote sensing and GIS techniques. GOI


3. Evaluation study on the impact of Command Area Development and Water Management Programme Govt. of TN


4. Drip irrigation capacity building and management initiative for maximizing income of small and marginal farmers.  NRTT, Mumbai


5. Feasibility Survey for Expanding Production of Agricultural Products in the Dry Areas of South India with Roll Planter Mitsukawa – JICA, Japan
6. Drip Irrigation Capacity building and Management Initiative for Maximizing Productivity and Income of Small and Marginal Farmers (TNDRIP) IWMI-TATA
7. Modelling Urea Transport for Nitrogen Scheduling in Drip Irrigation DST,New Delhi
8. Impact evaluation of Model Rehabilitation Project in Hanumanadhi sub basin in Tirunelveli District WRO, Govt. of Tamil Nadu
9. Demonstration of New Technologies for Sustainability of Wastelands of Tamil Nadu-Part II Govt. of Tamil nadu
10. Characterization of moisture and nutrient dynamics for yield maximization of commercial crops under drip fertigation system – Maize, Cotton, Groundnut, Blackgram and Mango crops- 50 Crore Grant Govt. of India
11. Study on the evolution of the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) as a social movement in Tamil Nadu M/s Wageningen University, Netherlands
12. Introduction of Furrow Irrigated Raised Bed (FIRB) in transplanted rice World Bank
13. Demonstration of SRI concept in Direct Wet Seeding of rice World Bank
14. Implementation of Sustainable Sugarcane Initiative (SSI) in sub – basins World Bank
15. Upscaling of e-velanmai in Tamil Nadu World Bank
16. Idetification and Upscaling of GHG (Methane) Emission Reduction Technologies in SRI for Carbon Trading World Bank
17. Sustainable Sugarcane Initiative (SSI): An unique system to enhance the water productivity in Sugarcane NABARD
18. Tamil Nadu Irrigated Agriculture Modernization and Water Bodies Restoration and Management Project (TN-IAMWARM) World Bank
19. Performance of Structured Water on growth, yield and quality of cotton and vegetables VWF Industries
20. Drip fertigation studies in aerobic rice Netafim