Indian Poultry Industry is one of the fastest growing segments of the agricultural sector today in India. India is world's second largest egg producer and the fifth largest producer of broilers.
Tamil Nadu is leading the states in broiler production with a record production of 397 thousand tonnes in 2009-10. Tamil Nadu ranks second in the country's egg production with a production of 10.8 billion eggs. Tamil Nadu accounts for 17.71 per cent of the poultry population of the country.
A very significant feature of India's poultry industry is its transformation from a mere backyard activity into a major commercial activity with adoption of Mechanization, Computerization and Automation in the Poultry Production Technology. Thus, to - days poultry Industry needs skilled Human resource having adequate knowledge in Environmental Sciences, Materials and Structural Engineering, Engineering Mathematics, Energy Generation and Conservation, Electrical Engineering, Egg and Poultry Processing Plants Refrigeration, CAD and CAM for Poultry Housing and Equipment, Refrigeration and Cold Chain, Instrumentation and Process Control, IT Application, Principles of Civil Engineering, Applied Electronics, Poultry Housing and Environment, Design and Construction of Hatchery, Feed Mill, Egg and Poultry Processing Plants, Poultry Feed Milling and Manufacturing Technology, Design and Construction of Hatchery, Feed Mill etc.,
To meet the Engineers demand for the Poultry Industry, As per G.O. Ms. No. 81, issued by the Secretary, Animal Husbandry & Fisheries Dept., Govt. of Tamil Nadu on 08.08.2011, the undergraduate Programme – B.Tech., (Poultry Production Technology) of 4 years ( 8 semesters) duration was started during the year 2011-12 by TANUVAS in its College of Food and Dairy Technology with an intake capacity of 20 students, which will deal exclusively with Poultry Engineering, Processing technologies for Poultry meat and Egg and Poultry Production Technologies.
The College of Poultry production and Management is established in 80 acres of land at Mathigiri, Hosur. CPPM, Hosur is a well established college that offers B.Tech (Poultry Technology), an unique course offered first in India. After the first batch passed out from CPPM, Hosur, all the students were placed in renowned MNC companies during their campus placement.
At present, the College is embarked to offer B.Tech., (Poultry Technology) at the undergraduate level. Steps have already been taken to get AICTE approval for the Course. The college is gearing up to impart quality education in poultry engineering and technology by the young and energetic team of faculty. Guest lectures, field trips, industrial visits and skill development programmes are part of the regular educational process.
The following on-going projects of CPPM, Hosur helps the students to have practical hands on training in day today poultry operations.
|S.No||Title of the programme||Funding agency||Fund outlay
(in Lakh rupees)
|1||Poultry Seed project||ICAR||203.57|
|2||Establishment of Feed manufacturing unit||TANUVAS|
|3||Establishment of Feed testing laboratory||Govt. of India||28.00|
|4||Popularization of Namakkal Chicken - I to rural households of Krishnagiri for additional revenue generation||NABARD||2.69|
|5||Experiential Learning – Setting up of Facilities for hands on training on Model turkey post harvest technology unit||ICAR||50.00|
|6||TANUVAS SMART mineral mixture centre||TANUVAS||3.00|
The Existing library of College of Poultry Production and Management strives to be a pioneer in the country to support research and teaching in the areas of Poultry Engineering and Technology. Currently, the library is being subscribed with 1500 books and 61 journals from various disciplines of Basic science, Poultry science, Engineering and Technology. The library is fully automated and provides exceptional atmosphere for the students and staff to access journals and periodicals, textbooks and reference books.
The e – library has is acting as online knowledge hub to the students and faculty to access internet in this college. This college is Wi – Fi enabled with hi speed internet facility and is connected by LAN and WAN connection. The reprographic facility in the library helps the students to design and propose innovative projects at the Undergraduate level. The 10 kva UPS provides uninterrupted service to this laboratory.
The college has well equipped laboratories to educate the students during practicals and to do research. The major equipments available in the college include:
A well furnished hostel facility is available within the campus for both boys and girls of UG students separately. Rooms are well ventilated with complete mosquito netting. The students are provided with hot water, RO drinking water, indoor gym, washing machine and in-house mess. The mess is run by students themselves to ensure that a balanced and nutritious meal is served to students.
The college has a well ventilated examination hall with an approximate capacity of 100 students to take up the exam at a time.
Poultry Farm Complex
A well established poultry farm complex is having 20 sheds to house various poultry species. It is meant for instructional purpose and to establish hands on training to the students. At present Poultry Seed Project is functioning in CPPM at a cost of 203.57 lakhs funded by ICAR, New Delhi.
Salient features of Gramapriya :
Salient features of Vanaraja :
Feed Mixing Complex
The feed mixing complex is established in 12102 square feet area with an additional 2163 square feet of drying yard. The complex has
Livestock Feed Unit
The Livestock feed unit was established at a cost of Rs. 27 lakhs under revolving fund from TANUVAS. The feed unit is a semi – automated establishment having a production capacity of 2.0 tons / hr. The feed unit is installed to produce both livestock and poultry feeds.
TANUVAS SMART Mineral Mixture Unit
The TANUVAS SMART mineral mixture unit is established at a cost of 3 lakhs under revolving fund from TANUVAS. The mixture capacity is 200kgs / 15 minutes.
The college has a well furnished and well equipped Conference Hall with the state of art audio visual facility to accommodate 100 members and a Board room for routine in house meetings.
Skill development programme
CPPM, Hosur in association with Directorate of Distance Education, TANUVAS is conducting skill development training programme entitled "Poultry Vaccinator" for the unemployed people to create self confidence and self employment opportunities.
|Dr. K. Mani||Dean||+91-9786125257||deancppm[at]tanuvas[dot]org[dot]in|
|Dr. P. Shamsudeen||Professor||+91-9486242799||shams_phd[at]rediffmail[dot]com|
|Dr. D. Kannan||Professor||+91-9443275492||kannan[dot]d[at]tanuvas[dot]ac[dot]in|
|Dr. J. Ramesh||Associate Professor||+91-9444155312||jramesh[dot]vet[at]gmail[dot]com|
|Er. V. Perasiriyan||Associate Professor||+91-9486240357||perasiriyan[at]yahoo[dot]co[dot]in|
|Dr. G. Raj Manohar||Assistant Professor||+91-9442353694||rajmanovet[at]gmail[dot]com|
|Dr. M. Anandhi||Assistant Professor||+91-7402205022||dranandhim[at]gmail[dot]com|
|Dr. C. Senthamil Pandian||Assistant Professor||+91-9047917731||vetsenthamil[at]gmail[dot]com|
|Dr. S. Bakyaraj||Assistant Professor||+91-9751116035||drsbakyaraj[at]gmail[dot]com|
|Dr. P. Thirunavukkarasu||Assistant Professor||+91-9790067179||karasudr[at]gmail[dot]com|
|Dr. K. Rajendra Kumar||Assistant Professor||+91-9842588617||kumar07005[at]gmail[dot]com|
|Dr. R. Jyothi Priya||Assistant Professor||+91-9962416206||drpriya[at]rediffmail[dot]com|
|Dr. S. Santhosh Kumar||Assistant Professor||+91-9659490520||drsanthoshvet[at]gmail[dot]com|
|Dr. D. Illaya Bharathi||Assistant Professor||+91-9944612350||ilayasmail[at]gmail[dot]com|
Dr. K.Mani, Ph.D.,
College of Poultry Production and Management,
Hosur - 635 110, Tamil Nadu, India.
Phone: +91-4344 689005