FACULTY

                                                   DIRECTOR
 

Dr.N. Ragupathi

          Dr.N. Ragupathi formerly Professor and Head, Department of Plant Pathology, TNAU, Coimbatore  assumed charge as Director, Students Welfare in-charge on 01.07.2013. He has put in more than 32 years of service in Tamil Nadu Agricultural University. He has worked in different Research Stations viz., Agricultural Experiment Institute, Kudumianmalai, National Pulses Research Institute, Vamban, Live Stock Research Station, Kattupakkam, Regional Research Station, Aruppukkottai, Department of Plant Pathology, TNAU, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu Rice Research Institute, Aduthurai, Directorate of Research, TNAU, Coimbatore and Horticultural College and Research Institute, TNAU, Coimbatore.

            He was in teaching line for Undergraduate and Post graduate courses for more than 7 years. He  guided 6 Post graduate and one Ph.D student. One of his students was awarded with Dr. M. Ramakrishnan best student in M.Sc (Agri.) and another student got Dr. Narasimhan award for best oral paper presentation award. He is also associated with release of four rice varieties  and also four hybrids in vegetable crop. He  also developed many technologies for the management of diseases which are included in the crop production guide.When he was working in the  Directorate of Research, he  monitored part II plan schemes, AICRP schemes and other fully sponsored schemes in DST, DBT and Private agency schemes. He  also completed 2 schemes one in ICAR and another in NATP. As a technical officer he was also incharge of one SUBACS scheme on sugarcane drip irrigation in paired row and pit method at a cost of Rs. 88.82 lakhs.

            He co authored 6 international articles, 14 National articles, 31 popular articles,and co authored 4 books and 9 technical bulletins.He had also presented 72 papers in seminar/symposia   He obtained two poster awards and one co-author in one best research paper award. He received five recognition certificate for release of varieties by obtaining schemes. He is also responsible for  obtaining of Lt. Amit Singh award for best AICRP centre in Vegetable Crop in national level during the year 2010. He was also associated with strengthening onion germplasm  by collecting 44 germplasm lines from different places of Tamil Nadu with descriptors.

            He was also in-charge of the Post Entry Quarantine of plant materials being imported from other countries as Head of the   Department of Plant Pathology.        

Dr.N. Ragupathi, Ph.D.,

Director (Students Welfare) i/c

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University,

Coimbatore 641 003,

Tamil Nadu.

India.

Telefax :  0422 6611442 

Mobile: 94890 56715

E- mail id: directorsw@tnau.ac.in

Website: www.tnau.ac.in


PLACEMENT CELL
  
 Dr.  Shibi Sebastian

        Dr.  Shibi Sebastian, PhD, Assistant Professor (Agricultural Extension) at the Directorate of Students Welfare has three years of experience in teaching.  She has handled seven courses for the students at Horticultural College and Research Institute, Periyakulam and conducted 12 trainings for the farmers. She has published 8 international papers and 4 book chapters.  She has received 5 awards. Presently she is associated with the placement activities at the directorate.

Dr.  Shibi Sebastian

Assistant Professor (Agricultural Extension)

Directorate of Students Welfare

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

Coimbatore-641003

Tamil Nadu.

Mobile: 98940 11333

E mail: shibijoseprakash@gmail.com



  HIGHER EDUCATION UNIT 

Dr. S.Hariharan    

 Retired Professor of English - Consultant Faculty

       Dr. S.Hariharan M.A., PGDTE (CIEFL, Hyderabad) and PH.D (ELT) Professor of English, and Unit Head of Higher Education in the Directorate Students Welfare, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, has thirty two years of experience in  teaching and  fifteen years of  research experience. He has worked in Madras veterinary college, Chennai, Agriculture College Research Institute, Madurai, Veterinary College Research Institute, Namakkal, and Forest College and Research Institute, Metupalayam. He was one of the identified teachers for the British Council -TNAU project English for Science and Technology (1997-2001) and brought out a book entitled English for Agriculture and Allied Sciences published by Orient Longman, Hyderabad. He has authored two books namely, Educational Technology for Agriculture and Career Guidance. His recent publication in 2010 is a text book on Soft Skills and English for Effective Communication in 2013. He has published a number of articles on TOEFL, GRE, IELTS and English language teaching in the Education Plus of The Hindu and given special lectures on international competitive exams in All India radio, Coimbatore apart from presenting papers  in Indian and international symposia. He pioneered the coaching classes for TOEFL, GRE, IELTS and BEC courses. The author has created a Special Interest Group called Green Group to facilitate TNAU alumni and aspirants of higher education abroad to disseminate and share information on higher education abroad and improve their soft skills. tnausw2006@yahoogroups.co.in).

Dr. S. Hariharan,

Retired Professor of English - Consultant Faculty,

Directorate of Students Welfare,

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University,

Coimbatore 641 003,

Tamil Nadu.

India.

Mobile: 97515  97325 

E-mail id: tnauest@yahoo.co.in

  

Mr. M.Suresh

           Mr. M.Suresh, Assistant Professor (English) in the Directorate of Students Welfare, has 16 years of teaching experience in Tamil Nadu Agricultural University. He has served in Agricultural College and Research Institute, Killikulam. Apart from offering regular courses, he teaches and co-ordinates TOEFL, GRE, IELTS, BEC and Bank Probationary Officers Coaching classes. He has authored popular as well as technical articles and presented papers in national and international conferences in English Language Teaching.  As far as his co-curricular activities are concerned, he has served as NSS Programme Officer for 03 years and organized 03 annual camps in the adopted villages. During this period he has organized Blood Donation Camp, Environment Awareness Camp, General Health Camp, Eye Camp, Dental Health Camp and Veterinary Camps in the campus as well as in the adopted villages. He has also served as a Staff Associate in the Debating Society at AC& RI, Killilulam. His recent publication in 2013 is a text book on English for Effective Communication.

Mr. M. Suresh,

Assistant Professor in English,

Directorate of Students Welfare,

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University,

Coimbatore 641 003,

Tamil Nadu.

India.

Mobile: 99441 01168

E-mail id: florosuresh@yahoo.co.uk 

   

Mrs.S.P.Shanmugapriya  

      Mrs.S.P.Shanmugapriya M.A, M. Phil, B.Ed., is working as an Assistant Professor of English in the Directorate of Students Welfare, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University has Fourteen years of experience as a college teacher. She is a course teacher and coordinator for TOEFL, GRE, IELTS and BEC coaching classes conducted as a part of career development courses by the Directorate. She has authored a book on Career Guidance for Agricultural Graduates where some of the soft skills are focused. She has also authored the book on Remedial English for rural students which has grammar as a main component. She has authored a book on Soft Skills in 2010. She presented paper in national and international conferences related to English language teaching and literature.She has created a national level e-content  on NAIP Project for B.Sc Horticulture on Structural grammar & Spoken English.

Mrs.S.P.Shanmugapriya,

Assistant Professor in English,

Directorate of Students Welfare,

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University,

Coimbatore 641 003,

Tamil Nadu.

India.

Mobile:  93444 09092

E-mail id: SARANIPRIYA22@ yahoo.co.in











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