Responsibilities

  • Pivotal centre for operating Tamil Nadu Government sponsored activities 
  • Nodal Office for ICAR, NAIP, foreign and other private agencies funded schemes 
  • Reviewing the completed projects under Research Advisory Committee to finalise the outcome to be either taken for further research or extension activities 
  • Co-ordinating / organizing the meetings related to research activities like,
    • Research Council 
    • Scientific Workers’ Conference (SWC)
    • Annual Research Workshops for Rice, Millets & Forage Crops, Pulses, Oilseeds, Cotton, Sugarcane, Forestry, Horticulture and Palms
  • Scrutinizing the release of varieties / implements / management technologies by conducting University Technology Release Screening Committee meeting (UTRSC) and Technology and Agricultural Implements Release Committee (TAIREC)  
  • Preparation of consolidated report for State Variety Release Committee meeting
  • Documentation of TNAU research highlights, Scientific Workers’ Conference and Research Council
  • Monitoring & evaluation of all activities in the 14 Research Stations of Region I