Since its inception, the KVK has grown leaps and bounds through the impeccable support of farmers of Thiruvarur District, the strong linkage of different Line departments, diligent administrative facilitation of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, unstinting financial and technical support of the then Zonal Project Director, Bengaluru and the present ATARI, Zone X, Hyderabad

Our Administrators


Hon'ble Vice Chancellor

Tamil Nadu Agricutura University, Coimbatore

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Director of Extension Education

TamilNadu Agricutura University, Coimbatore

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Director (Acting)

ATARI, ICAR Zone X,CRIDA Campus,Hydrabad

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KVK profile

S.No Particulars Details
1 Postal address of the KVK ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra Needamangalam Thiruvarur District
PIN 614 404
2 Telephone number / email and Web site address of the KVK Telephone: 04367 260666/261444 email:
3 Name of the Host Organization Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
4 Postal address of the Host Organization Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore-641 003
5 Telephone number /Fax / email and Web site address of Host Organization Telephone: 0422- 2431222 Fax:0422-2431821
E mail:
Web Address:
6 Date of establishment 01.08.2004
7 Total land area with the KVK in ha 18.66
8 Under buildings and Demo Units in ha 2.08
9 Under Road in ha 1.22
10 Under cultivation in ha 13.90
11 Fallow/not in use in ha 1.46
12 Cropping intensity 200%

Infrastructure facilities

Administrative buiding
Farmers Hostel
Staff Quarters
Vehicle shed

Demo/Production units

The KVK has stood distinguished through establishment of demonstration units on slatted goat rearing, Backyard Poultry, Precision Farming, Vermicompost , Rain Water harvesting system and Inland fish culture unit, mushroom shed, Model roof top garden , Model Herbal garden , Rice + fish + Azolla Cultivation, Community shade net, Model orchard

Roof top garden
Fodder production unit
Shadenet vegetable unit
Slatted House Goat rearing unit
Integrated Farming System unit
Backyard Poultry unit
Vermicompost production unit
Composted Coir pith unit
Azolla production unit
Composite Fish culture
Hydrophonix unit
Mushroom production unit

Thiruvarur District profile

The District of Tiruvarur was carved out as a separate district by detaching Valangaiman Taluk from Thanjavur District and Thiruvarur, Nannilam, Kudavasal, Needamangalam, Mannargudi , Thirutturaippundi Taluks from Nagappatinam District on 01.01.1997. There are 2 Revenue Divisions, 8 Taluks, 10 Blocks, 4 Municipalties and 7 Town Panchayats in Thiruvarur District.

Agricultural scenario of the district

Major farming systems/enterprises:Agriculture,Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries, Agro Enterprises etc.
The rice cropping season of this district is divided into Kurvai (Dry), Samba, Thaladi (Wet) and Summer. Rice is the major crop during Kuruvai and Thaladi seasons followed by Pulses (Blackgram and Greengram). Cotton, groundnut, coconut, vegetables and sugarcane are the other crops grown depending upon the soil types. The area under rice cultivation is only in wetland category; whereas Pulses and Cotton are cultivated as rice fallow crops. The other crops are being cultivated in areas of assured water supply as pure crops. Irrigation is mainly through 13 canals of Cauvery, Vennar and Grand Anaicut system.
The following are the crop rotation is being followed in Thiruvarur district.
1. Rice - Rice - Rice
2. Rice - Rice - Pulses (Blackgram & Greengram) / Gingelly
3. Rice - Rice - Gingelly /Groundnut
4. Fallow - Rice - Cotton
5. Sugarcane
6. Pulses / Gingelly - Rice - Pulses (Black gram & Green gram)
Alternate cropping against rice is only possible during Kuruvai season (dry). Pulses, Maize, Gingelly and Groundnut are cultivated as alternate crops. As the soil is predominantly heavy clay type, Rice is the only crop which thrives well in case of inundation without much difficulty especially during North East monsoon period. Annual rainfall is 1230 mm (53 % NEM & 30 % SWM).

Revenue Administration

Revenue Administration
Name Total
Revenue Divisions 2
Revenue Taluks 8
Revenue Firkas 28
Revenue Villages 573


Revenue Divisions (2)

S.No Revenue Division Name
1 Thiruvarur
2 Mannargudi


Revenue Taluks (8)

S.No Division Name Taluk Name
1 Thiruvarur 1. Thiruvarur
Thiruvarur 2. Nannilam
Thiruvarur 3. Kudavasal
Thiruvarur 4. Valangaiman
2 Mannargudi 5. Needamangalam
Mannargudi 6. Mannargudi
Mannargudi 7. Thiruthuraipoondi
Mannargudi 8. Koothanallur


Revenue Firkas (28)

S.No Revenue Divisions No.of Taluks No.of Firkas
1 Thiruvarur 4 13
2 Mannargudi 4 15


Revenue Firkas (28)

Revenue Divisions Taluk Name Firka Name
Thiruvarur Thiruvarur 1. Thiruvarur
Thiruvarur Thiruvarur 2. Kunniyur
Thiruvarur Thiruvarur 3. Thirukkannamangai
Thiruvarur Nannilam 1. Nannilam
Thiruvarur Nannilam 2. Sannanallur
Thiruvarur Nannilam 3. Peralam
Thiruvarur Nannilam 4. Akara Thirumaalam
Thiruvarur Kudavasal 1. Thiruvezhimizhalai
Thiruvarur Kudavasal 2. Kudavasal
Thiruvarur Kudavasal 3. Sellur
Thiruvarur Valangaiman 1. Valangaiman
Thiruvarur Valangaiman 2. Alangudi
Thiruvarur Valangaiman 3. Avoor
Mannargudi Needamangalam 1. Needamangalam
Mannargudi Needamangalam 2. Vadvur
Mannargudi Needamangalam 3. Koradacheri
Mannargudi Mannargudi 1. Mannargudi
Mannargudi Mannargudi 2. Ullikottai
Mannargudi Mannargudi 3. Kottur
Mannargudi Mannargudi 4. Thalayamanglam
Mannargudi Mannargudi 5. Palaiyur
Mannargudi Thiruthuraipoondi 1. Thiruthuraipoondi
Mannargudi Thiruthuraipoondi 2. Alathambadi
Mannargudi Thiruthuraipoondi 3. Muthupettai
Mannargudi Thiruthuraipoondi 4. Edaiyur
Mannargudi Koothanallur 1. Koothanallur
Mannargudi Koothanallur 2. Vadapathimangalam
Mannargudi Koothanallur 3. Kulikarai

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