SUDEEP KUMAR, N.K.

Designation and address
Director of Extension Education
TANUVAS Chennai - 600051

Qualifications
M.V.Sc. (Animal Husbandry Extension)
Ph.D. (Animal Husbandry Extension)
PG Dip. Agrl. Journalism

Contact
T : +91-44-2555 1579
M: +91-9444071073
E: sudeepkumar.n.k@tanuvas.ac.in

Fields(s) of specialization
Majoring field : Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension
Specializing field : Livelihood studies, ICT and its applications, Distance Education, Impact studies and HRD
Current Projects

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Participatory Technology Development in Indigenous Veterinary Medicine among Tribes in Tamil Nadu Principal Investigator Rs. 9.26 lakhs National Innovation Foundation (DST), Ahmedabad
NADP scheme on “Strengthening of University Peripheral Centres and developing training modules for training beneficiaries of Hon’ble Chief Ministers priceless distribution of milch animals, sheep and goat scheme” -  Preparation of video lessons and charts Principal Investigator Rs.6.60 lakhs NADP

Completed Projects

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Agricultural Human Resources Development Project (AHRDP) Subject Matter Specialist Rs. 105 crores World Bank
ICAR Adhoc scheme on “Sheep farming towards sustainable livelihood – An analysis” Principal Investigator Rs. 9.08 lakhs ICAR, New Delhi
Valuation of dairy cattle and buffalo breeds for improving the sustainability of farmers in Tamil Nadu Principal Investigator Rs. 2.50 lakhs Centre for Insurance and Risk Management, IFMR, Chennai
Evaluation study on “Special livestock package for the rehabilitation of the farmers of the suicide prone districts of Palakkad, Wayanad and Kasargod. Member Rs. 3.00 lakhs Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University

Recent Research Publications

Senthilkumar, T, N.K. Sudeep Kumar and M. Thirunavukkarasu, (2013) "Knowledge and skill Development among the learners of Dairy Farming through Distance Education courses", Vol.2, Issue 4, International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Innovation, April, P.No.32-35.
Jothilakshmi,M., R.Krishnaraj and N.K. Sudeepkumar, (2013). Exit of youths and feminization of smallholder livestock production–a field study in India. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems, doi:10.1017/S174217051300001X.
S. Senthilkumar, Mahesh Chander, A. Serma Saravana Pandian and N.K. Sudeep Kumar (2013), Factors associated with utilization of ICT enabled Village Information Centres by the dairy farmers in India: The case of Tamil Nadu, Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 98 : 81–84.
Maheswari, B.M. and N.K.Sudeepkumar (2008), Open and Distance Learning (ODL) Programme for Veterinary Practitioners – An Analysis. Journal of Field Veterinarians
Sudeepkumar, N.K., P.R. Nisha, S. Senthilkumar and G. Senthilkumar (2013), "Economic evaluation of determinants of price of draught cow and bullock in Tamil Nadu. Indian Veterinary Journal – Accepted for publication, Vide Lr. Dated: 16.08.2013.

Honours & Awards
  • Awarded the National level prestigious Junior Research Fellowship to undertake post-graduation in Extension Education by the ICAR, New Delhi.
  • Awarded the National level Prestigious Research Associateship for carrying out the Doctoral Research in Extension by the CSIR, New Delhi.
  • Best Teacher Award – Maruthamuthu Mariyayee Memorial Award – 2008 by TANUVAS during the XIII Convocation of the University held on 20.11.2009.
  • Certificate of Appreciation in recognition of their work in developing the technology “Dairy Advisory System” released in the year 2013.
  • Best Poster Award for the Poster Presentation at the International Symposium on Dairy Value Chain on 23rd and 24th June 2013 at Madras Veterinary College, Chennai.