Agricultural Consultant /Advisor
Expert in soil resource inventory and management,soil health enhancement,organic farming,farm development,state/regional land use planning.Lastly served as Director, Centre for Soil&Crop Management Studies at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU),Coimbatore,Tamil Nadu.Worked as undergraduate&postgraduate teacher and research scientist.Established Remote Sensing & GIS Laboratory at TNAU.Handled 36 research projects funded by various agencies.Policy papers on soil health,rainfed farming,orgainc farming,waste land development for Government of Tamil Nadu were formulated.Farm profits at TNAU were increased by three times thro' scientific crop planning.
Lastly as Director,Centre for Soil&Crop Management Studies
Lastly at Tamil Nadu Agricutural University ,Coimbaore, Tamil Nadu,India
Served 12 years in Department of Agriculture(1972-1984) ,involved in soil resource inventory &soil testing programmes.Worked in TNAU from1984-2010 in different capacities viz;Assistant Professor (4 years),Associate Professor (7 years), Professor(10 years) and Director (3 years) ..Served in the university as undergraduate and postgraduate teacher,researcher and extension specialist.
Qualifications & Certifications
B.Sc (Agriculture),M.Sc(Agriculture) &Ph.D.in Soil Science
Higher Secondary at Government Boys High School, Sulur,Coimbatore,Tamil Nadu.