Tamilnadu Veterinary Animal Sciences University Madhavaram Milk Colony Chennai Madhavaram Milk Colony Chennai 600051 View On Map

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Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Science University

Realizing the importance of education research in animal and fisheries sciences the government of Tamil Nadu established the first veterinary and animal sciences university in Asia on 20th September 1989 with its head quarters at Chennai with the name Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (popularly abbreviated as TANUVAS). TANUVAS also has 11 Research Stations including Institute of Animal Nutrition and Central Feed Technology Unit, 17 Research Laboratories including Translational Research Platform for Veterinary Biologicals (TRPVB), Centre for Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine, 2 Ethno-Veterinary Herbal Training and Research Centres and one Veterinary University Training and Diagnostic Centre (VUTDC), 20 Veterinary University Training and Research Centres (VUTRC), 3 Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVK), 3 Farmers’ Training Centres (FTC) and one Agricultural Technology Information Centre (ATIC) spread across the State to take care of research and extension needs of the livestock and poultry sectors. A number of skill development courses related to livestock and poultry farming are offered for the benefit of entrepreneurs, rural youth and farmers and women who can implement the knowledge in the field. TANUVAS also started “Animal Mobile Medical Ambulance” for rural veterinary care in 2016, first of its kind in India to facilitate animal treatment at farmers’ door step.

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