Extension Activities

A Free veterinary camp was conducted on 03.12.2021 at Canara Bank Rural Self Employment Training Institute (RSETI) at Pudupudur Village of Periyanaickenpalayam Block. Staff and students participated in the programme

Dr. V.S. Raghavan, Deputy Director of Animal Husbandry, Coimbatore and a team of officials from Taminadu Govt. Veterinary Department participated in the programme and extended technical services. M/s. VIRBAC Animal Health Care Division, sponsored medicines for the camp.
During the Veterinary camp, the following Animal Husbandry Services were provided,

Artificial insemination 19 Cows
Pregnancy Diagnosis 20 Cows
Deworming 65 Cows

142 (Sheep and Goats)

18 Calves

Poultry Vaccination 29 fowls
Treatment for pet animals 14 Dogs


A Farmers’ Seminar on “Cultivation of Coconut and Bengal gram” was jointly organized by SRMV IARD and State Department of Agriculture at Kuppuchipalayam village on 23.12.2021. Sri. S. Sugandaraj, Principal i/c and Sri. G. Dhakshinamoorthy, Lecturer delivered lectures on Crop Production and Plant Protection of Coconut and Bengal gram respectively. Around 50 farmers of Periyanaickenpalayam block participated in the seminar.


II year students visited Tholampalayam, Bujanganur and Velliangadu villages of Karamadai block on 17.05.2022 to conduct the extension survey with regard to the socio-economic status of farm families.

IMG_6714The Veterinary Camp was conducted on 12th March 2020, along with Tamil Nadu State Animal Husbandry Department, Coimbatore, at Ponnumaniyakarar Thottam, Pudupudur Village. Swami Suryatmanandaji blessed the occasion. Joint Director of Animal Husbandry and  Deputy Director of Animal Husbandry, Coimbatore participated in the camp

During the Veterinary camp, the following Veterinary Services were provided.

FMD Vaccination                                               –           200 Cattle

Infertility treatment                                         –           5 Cows

Artificial insemination                                      –           4 Cows

Pregnancy verification                                      –           12 Cows

Deworming                                                         –           86 Sheep and 56 Goats

Deworming                                                         –           176 cattle and 10 calves

Castration of goat                                             –           3 kids

Treatment for pet animals                               –           1 Dog

Total No. of Beneficiaries                                 –           40KARAMADAI
Teaching staff of IARD handled classes for the farmers, as part of the farm school training of ATMA scheme of Department of Agriculture. The details are given below.

Name of the Lecturer Date Topic Beneficiaries
Sri S. Ramkumar
Lecturer in Horticulture
13.02.2020 Vegetable Cultivation 40 Farmers of Kandiyur Village, Karamadai block


Training on Kitchen Gardening
View of SHG STALL EXHIBITION ORGANISED BY IARD with the financial support of NABARD