About the Directorate

The Directorate of Natural Resources Management was established and functioning in TNAU from April 2010 and is located at the main campus of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore.
The following are the interdisciplinary departments in the Directorate
  • Agricultural Microbiology
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Nano Science and Technology
  • Remote sensing   and Geographic Information System
  • Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry
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Scientists belonging to various field of specialization are working for the better exploitation of these resources with a particular focus on how the management affects the sustainable development.


The vision of this Directorate is the management and utilization of natural resources viz., soil, water, plant and microorganisms for the sustainable Agriculture.

Mission of the Directorate

Developing appropriate and cutting edge technologies for the efficient and effective management of natural  resources  like soil,water,plant and microbes and to understand and promote positive impact of environment on these resources for sustainable agricultural production and improvement of soil health through conservation Agriculture