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Chief Election Officer (MASU) &

Professor and Head, Dept. of Agronomy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dated: 01.12.2016


                                      Sub: MASU – Officer bearer Election 2016-18 – regarding


            Nominations were received for various posts of MASU. Following candidates are declared elected as UNOPPOSED

for the various posts of Madras Agricultural Students Union for the year 2016-18.


Dr.S.Avudainayagam, Professor & Head,

Dept. of Environmental Sciences, TNAU, Coimbatore


Dr.C.Karthikeyan, Professor (Agrl. Extension) E-Extension centre, O/o DEE, TNAU, Coimbatore

Chief Editor

Dr.A.S.Krishnamoorthy, Professor & Head

Dept. of Plant Pathology, TNAU, Coimbatore


Dr.U.Sivakumar, Professor (Agrl. Microbiology)

Dept. of Microbiology, TNAU, Coimbatore

Joint Secretary

Dr.A.Yuvaraja, Asst. Professor (PBG)

Dept. of Millets, TNAU, Coimbatore


Dr.S.Pannerselvam, Professor & Head,

ACRC, TNAU, Coimbatore


            The office bearers are requested to assume their respective posts with effect from 15.12.2016.
The tenure of the posts is for two years (15.12.2016 to 14.12.2018).



                                                                    (P. DEVASENAPATHY)

                                                                                                                                                   CHIEF ELECTION OFFICER


All Candidates

All University Officers/All Heads of Departments of all campuses/Research Stations/KVKs-         

                  - with a request to  circulate among members of MASU

TPO to the Vice Chancellor/PC TO Registrar/MASU







Tamil Nadu Agricultural University,  Coimbatore – 641003

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                        Nominations are invited for the posts of President, Vice-President, Chief Editor, Secretary, Joint Secretary, Treasurer of MASU 

for the year 2016-2018.  All Life members of MASU working in the  Coimbatore Main Campus are eligible for holding the above posts.

                        In this connection a MASU Election Committee has been formed with the following Members:

Chief Election Officer         :    Dr. P. Devasenapathy, Professor & Head, Department of   Agronomy, TNAU, Coimbatore.                                                                                                                           

Election Officer                   :   Dr.N.Natarajan, Professor & Head, Department of Entomology, TNAU, Coimbatore.

Assistant Election Officers  :      Dr.K.Soorianathasundaram, Professor  (Hort),  Department of  Fruit Crops, TNAU, Coimbatore.

                                                Dr.S.Ganapathy, Professor & Head, Food Process Engineering,    TNAU,  Coimbatore.

                        Interested members may send their Nominations to the Chief Election Officer  Dr. P. Devasenapathy,   Professor & Head, Department of Agronomy, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore in the prescribed format (enclosed) and in a sealed cover super scribed with name of the post to which the candidate is applying.

                        Eligible contestants, proposer and seconder should be a Life member of MASU.  All voters should be a Life member/Annual member for the year 2016 of MASU.


                                                            TIME SCHEDULE

                                    Process                                                                  Date and Time

Last Date for receipt of nomination                         -      24.11.2016 before 3.00 p.m.

Date of Announcement of valid nomination             -       28.11.2016 before 3.00 p.m.

Withdrawal of nomination                                       -      30.11.2016 before 3.00 p.m.

Date of announcement of final list of contestants      -       01.12.2016            4.00 p.m.

Date of Election                                                     -       13.12.2016 (from 5.15p.m to 6.15 p.m.)

Venue                                                                    -        Freeman Hall, Dept. of Agronomy, TNAU,

Announcement of Results                                        -      14.12.2016



                                                                                                            CHIEF ELECTION OFFICER


All University Officers and

Heads of Department -  with a request to circulate among MASU members.

TPO to Vice Chancellor/ PC to Registrar/MASU






   POST:    1. President

                   2. Vice-President

                   3. Editor

                   4. Secretary

                   5. Joint Secretary

                   6. Treasurer


Name, designation and address of the candidate

Signature of the candidate





Name, designation and address of the proposer


Signature of the proposer



Name, designation and address of the seconder


Signature of the seconder





Dear Scientists and Researchers,

Greetings from MAJ.

             We invite  Research Articles for publication in Decemeber, 2016 issue. 

             Original Research Articles related to Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Agricultural Engineering, Food Processing, Home Science, Environmental Science, Biotechnology, Sericulture, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Extension, Agri-Business Management, Agricultural Bioinformatics and related fields are invited for the publication in the MADRAS AGRICULTURAL JOURNAL Vol.No.103(10-12) December, 2016 issue.

           Please strictly follow MAJ format for quick processing of your manuscript. You are requested to check the Guidelines to authors before manuscript preparation (Refer Instruction to Authors). MAJ also looks forward to get Editorial help from National and International experts in the relevant field.  Those who are willing to be associated with this historical journal may please contact the Chief Editor.

            All authors should be a Member of MASU.  Please send Article three hard copies and one Soft copy in CD with  Life/Annual Membership of all authors either by Cash or Demand Draft drawn in favour of MADRAS AGRICULTURAL STUDENTS UNION, payable at Coimbatore.  Please attach the following Certificate signed by all authors along with Article.


·                                  Certified that the contents of the article has not been published earlier or sent for publication to other research journals.

·                                   Certified that the research work was a part of Ph.D thesis investigation by the first author.      (if applicable)

·                                    Originality of the work is hitherto certified.



For any further clarification please feel free to contact MASU Office or Chief Editor at TNAU Main campus, Coimbatore.

          May I request wide circulation please.

Looking forward to your continuous support to MAJ.

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  • Annual Membership            :  Rs.750/- per year
  • Institutional Membership     :  Rs.2000/- per year


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