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Served as a member in the following committees




  • Member of core group constituted by TNAU for preparation plan for a leap forward (Agricultural Research) for Tamil Nadu for 12th plan.

  • Nominated as a special invite of the Council of Administration of the SIMA cotton development and Research Association for the year 2010-2011.

  • Member in IPR cell, TNAU, Coimbatore.




  • Served as Principal Investigator (PI). Entomology from January 2012 – June, 2014 under All India Co-ordinated Cotton Improvement Project by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research New Delhi.

  • Appointed as a member of Varietal Identification Committee for Cotton by Indian Council of Agricultural Research New Delhi during 2012 – 13.

  • Nominated as Member of Institution Bio safety committee of Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu for 3 years from 2009 – 2012 by Dept. Of Biotechnology, GOI.

  • Nominated as member of All India Co-ordinated Cotton Improvement Project. Monitory Team. 2011-2002, 2003, 2003 for Monitory the entomology trials in different AICCIP centre of India.

  • Acted as member Secretary for conducting the monitoring of the front line demonstration and AICCIP project trials by ICAR in 2002.

  • Nominated as member of monitoring team constituted by the monitoring cum evaluation committee (MEC) in the Dept. Of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology. Govt. of India during 2002, 2003 and 2004.

  • Nominated by Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board, New Delhi, to serve as member of the Assessment Committee of Sugarcane Breeding Institute (ICAR), Coimbatore 641 007, Tamil Nadu for Technical Assistance Promotion.

  • Nominated by Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board to set Question Paper for ARS/NET Exam, 2012

  • Member of the Research Project Approval Committee, Indian Institute of Crop Processing and Technology (Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India) GOI from 2012.

  • Nominated as member for suggesting correct keys for questions in Agricultural Officer selection by Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission.


Research Project / Journal Reviewer


  • Acted as reviewer for project proposals from Ministry of Science and Technology, Indian Council of Agriculture and reviewer for NAAS rated Indian Journals.


Agri - Expo


  • Received a grant of 6.65 lakh from Ms. Ratan Tata Trust to organize one day National Innovation Agri Expo for PG / Research scholars of Agricultural University in India.

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