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Principal Desk

Dr. K.A. Jeyakumar

Principal, NCAT

Under the guidance of Dr. K.A. Jeyakumar, whose distinguished career spans over three decades in the academic realm, we proudly reflect on a legacy of dedication and excellence.

Dr. Jeyakumar has left an indelible mark on the landscape of agricultural education and extension. His journey commenced with a Bachelor’s in Agriculture from A.C.& R.I. Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, in 1981, followed by a Master’s and a Ph.D. in Agricultural Extension, both from the same esteemed institution. Throughout his illustrious career, Jeyakumar has passionately imparted knowledge, serving as a mentor and guide to countless undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral students for over 30 years. His commitment extends beyond the classroom, with 20 years dedicated to research and 30 years to extension activities, enriching communities and fostering agricultural development.

Jeyakumar’s administrative acumen is commendable, having held pivotal roles such as Professor and Head at various institutions, including ICAR – KVK and TNAU. Noteworthy is his tenure as Principal at Raga Agricultural College and Rural Development, where his leadership steered the institution towards excellence. Beyond his academic pursuits, Jeyakumar’s contributions have been recognized with numerous accolades, including the prestigious TNAU Award for Meritorious Service in 2014. His unwavering commitment to agricultural education and extension has left an enduring impact, shaping the future of the field and inspiring generations to come.