Vanavarayar Institute of Agriculture(VIA) was established at Manakkadavu village, near to Gopalapuram in the result of a long felt vision of Arutchelvar Dr. N. Mahalingam to start an Agricultural Institute in Pollachi with the aim to undertake strategic research and motivating the farmers through extension activities for addressing the challenges on productivity and sustainability. The vision of the college is to develop knowledge, attitude and skill based agriculturists capable of undertaking rural development and poor’s alleviation. The objectives of the institute are to encourage entrepreneurship and rural community development, to collaborate with government and non government organizations and industries to create awareness among the students and farmers and provide consultancy in agriculture.
Facts and Figures of Vanavarayar Institute of Agriculture(VIA)-
Tamil Nadu Agricultural university, Coimbatore
Government of Tamil Nadu
Nachimuthu Industrial Association Trust
Director of the Institute
Dr. N. Kempu Chetty
How to reach
15 km from Pollachi, in Palakkadu Road
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