Agricultural Technology Information Centre (ATIC) was established by Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University under the financial assistance of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) for developing co-ordination and intensive interaction between the researchers and technology users. This centre aims at developing linkage between the research institution and farmers. ATIC started functioning from 01.12.1999 at the Directorate of Extension Education, TANUVAS, Chennai-600 051.
ATIC, Kattupakkam is located at a distance of 15 kms from Tambaram towards Chengalpattu near SRM University, Potheri and opposite to PGRIAS campus, kattupakkam.
The information on livestock farming, agriculture and fisheries required by the farmers/ entrepreneurs were made available by the centre through the sale of University published books, ICAR published books, pamphlets/leaflets/folders, etc., produced by the ATIC and other units of the University.
This centre also has a library facility in which farm magazines, journals, books and News letters of various Universities are made available for the reference by the farmers, entrepreneurs and other stake holders.
Video lessons on various aspects of livestock farming, fisheries and product preparation were screened for the benefit of the farmers visiting ATIC.
Touch Screen Information Kiosk
A state of the art technology has been utilized to provide information on livestock farming practices to the farmers visiting ATIC by the touch of their finger on computer. Information on clean milk production, feeding of dairy cattle, mastitis in dairy cattle, breeding of cattle, housing management of dairy cattle, Japanese quail farming, Broiler farming, Goat farming, Dog care and management and address catalogue of colleges, research and extension units of TANUVAs were prepared and posted in touch screen both Tamil and English.
Cumbu Napier Grass
Technological Inputs / Products
Other Extension Activities
Exhibition were arranged by ATIC periodically at various programme organised by the University, Line departments and NGO's at various places in Tamilnadu. The technological inputs of ATIC were sold to the farmers and visitors during the exhibition. Radio and TV programmes were also given on livestock farming activities.
The following books published by Directorate of Extension Education in the local dialect of this University are available for sales.
List of Books for Sale
Video CD's Released by The Directorate of Extension Education, TANUVAS
Audio CDs for Sale
Agricultural Technology Information Centre
Kattupakkam – 603 203
Phone : 044 – 27452371