TNAU Campus Estate

The Tamil Nadu Agricultural University has a beautiful estate with monumental buildings, attractive Gardens  and eye catching lawns, planned roads etc.  The Estate Office plays a vital role to maintain the above mentioned physical facilities and aesthetic conditions of the University.

a. The Estate Office is the major service provider for the Infrastructure and other essential services to the entire University.  The Estate Office is maintaining all the infrastructures and the roads of the University.

 b. Supervising the supply of electricity, water, telephone and other services and  the operation and maintenance of the University vehicles are under the purview of the Estate Office

c. Further arranging for the installation, use and maintenance of Lab  equipments, in co-operation with other officers and users of the University, are carried out by Estate Office.

d. The Estate Office  plans, and directs  the  construction  and  alteration of University  buildings,  Play grounds and roads.   Civil  and  Electrical  works   pertaining to all the Research stations, and all the college campuses are also  looked after by the Estate Office.

           In a nutshell it is performing such activities related to Infrastructure, construction and maintenance as carried out by PWD, CPWD, TNEB, TWAD, BSNL and Highways departments of state and Central Governments.


CAMPUS LANDSCAPE

Building Area

85.00 acres

Road Area

138.00 Acres

Total Land Area

678.49 Acres

Garden land  Area

25.00 Acres

Wetland  Area

50.70 Acres

Lawn

5.00 Acres

 

MAJOR BUILDINGS OF TNAU

I. Office Buildings

 

      1.  

Agricultural College and Research Institute Building (About 100 years old)

      2.  

Free man Building

      3. 

Golden  Jubilee Building

      4.  

Post Graduate Block

      5.  

Ramasamy Sivan Block

      6.  

University Library Block

      7.  

AEC & RI Building

      8.  

HC & RI, Building

      9.  

CPMB Building

 10. 

Anna Auditorium

 11. 

University Convocation Hall

 12. 

Water Technology Centre Building

 13. 

D.E.E & DOP Building

 14. 

KVK Building

 15. 

Agricultural Technology Information Centre (ATIC)

 16. 

Azolla lab Building

 17. 

Crop Physiology Building

 18. 

Environmental Science  Building

 19. 

Micro biology Building

 20. 

Seed Science and Technology

 21. 

Farm Machinery workshop

 22. 

Bio Energy workshop

 23. 

Soil and water conservation workshop 

 24. 

Agricultural Processing workshop

 25. 

Zonal Research Centre

 26. 

Bio Control  building

 27. 

Pesticides labs

 28. 

Forage crops

 29. 

Agricultural Information Technology Centre (AITC)

 30. 

Animal Husbandry  and Veterinary Hospital 

 31. 

Meteorology

 

II. Residential buildings

 

Professor Quarters

62 Nos.

 

Assoc. Prof. Quarters

66 Nos.

 

Asst. Prof. Quarters (B type)

38 Nos.

 

C� Type Quarters

75 Nos.

 

D� Type Quarters

68 Nos.

 

E� Type quarters

25 Nos.

 

F� Type Quarters

42 Nos.

 

Married PG students Quarters

4 nos.

 

Visiting Scientist Qrs.

6 Nos.

 

Drivers Qrs.

6 Nos.

 

Out house to North house

2 Nos.

 

Total

394 Nos.

 

III. Hostels

 

LADIES HOSTELS (Students)

 

1. Kaveri Hostel

2. Ganga Hostel

3. Vaigai Hostel

4. Mother Theresa Hostel

 

 

 

 

5. PPC Hostel

 

6. Days Scholar Hostel (Girls)

 

BOYS HOSTELS  (Students)

1. Tamilagam Hostel

2. P.G. Hostel

3. Day scholar hostel  (Boys)

 

VISITORS HOSTEL

1. Teachers Hostel (Staff and visitors )

2. WTC Hostel   (Staff and visitors )

 

 

 

 

 

IV. Guest Houses

 

1. Old North House � 5 suits

 

2. New North House � 4 suits

 

3. South House � 3 suits

 

V. Clubs

 

1. Ladies Club

 

2. Staff Club

 

VI. Association buildings

 

1. TAUTA illam  (For Teachers )

 

2. TAUNSTA illam  (Non Teachers)

 

3. MASU

 

4. Pensioners Association Building

 

5. Alumini Association building

VII. University Dispensary

 

1 No.

VIII. Places of Public Worship

:

1. Vinayagar Temple

 

2. Church

 

3. Mosque

IX Refreshment joints

 

1. University canteen

 

2. Students Canteen

 

X. OTHER AMENITIES

State Bank of India , Post Office, Ration shop, Community hall, Tailoring shops (Men and Women) DTP Cum Xerox centres, Two wheeler workshop, Social Service league, Saloon, Laundry

XI. Play Grounds 

            Foot ball ground, Hockey ground, Cricket ground, Volley ball court, Tennis court, Basket ball court,  Swimming pool, Indoor games hall and Gymnasium

 

XII. Over Head Tanks

:

4Nos.

 

 

 

One for students Hostels

 

 

One for Professor Quarters

 

 

Two for Offices and Labs

 

XIII. Bore wells

:

4 Nos.

 

 

 

One for Boys Hostel

 

 

 

One for  Girls Hostel

 

 

 

Two for Offices and Labs

 

XIV . Amusement joints

:

BOTANICAL GARDEN

 

 

 

MUSEUM 

 

 

The three divisions functioning under the Estate Office are (i.) Civil  Engineering wing (ii). Mechanical Engineering wing and (iii) Electrical Engineering wing.

 

CIVIL ENGINEERING DIVISION

            The Civil Engineering wing is carrying out all  the New Building constructions involving civil works, original internal water supply and sanitary works.  Further the Civil Engineering wing is maintaining all the buildings, play grounds, roads and the infrastructure pertaining to the entire Estate.   Two Assistant Executive Engineers (Civil), and  three Junior Engineers are at the Estate Office to look after the above mentioned works.

MECHANICAL DIVISION 

 

The main activity of this wing is to monitor the water supply from  borewells and from Siruvani main  to the entire estate and to provide vehicle conveyance  to students and staffs.

1.      There are 4 main borewells catering water to all hostels, offices, department buildings and Residential buildings.

2.      Siruvani water is availed from the Coimbatore Corporation and the water is supplied to all residential quarters in TNAU campus and for laboratories and departments for specific research needs.

3.      There are 6 buses, 4 cars, 2 Jeeps and one tractor with trailer available in this section for the use of scientists and students of TNAU, for the above various Educational, Research and  Extension activities.

 

One Assistant Engineer (Mechanical ) is in this wing to look after the above works.

 

ELECTRICAL DIVISION

ELECTRICITY AND TELECOMMUNICATION FACILITIES

1.      The power supply  is fed through six Nos. of transformers and six Nos. of  High tension services have been availed from TNEB to ensure normal voltage without  much fluctuation.

2.      Stand by captive  generators are available to maintain uninterrupted power supply in order to conduct the teaching / research and extension activities without any interruption. 

3.      TNAU campus being a small town inside a city, street lighting and road lighting are available to provide better illumination along the roads for the benefit of the residents, and for the entire area of  the University.

4.      The communication facility available with latest technology.  An ISDN Digital telephone exchange with PRI line with 200 extensions covering all the departments, offices etc.  is available for problem free internal and external communication.

5.      Facilities are available to conduct seminars / meetings at fully furnished University  Auditorium having a capacity of 1100 seats, Anna Auditorium having a capacity of 700 seats, and seminar hall having a capacity of 150 seats with pucca Public Addressing  systems provided in all the Halls. .

6.      New Electrification works for the newly constructed buildings, Petty electrical repair works, maintenance of Transformers, Generators, Overhead power lines, Street lights, Electrical Gadgets available in laboratories and also all the Electrical works pertaining to all the out stations and other Teaching campuses are looked after by the Electrical wing of the Estate Office

 

One Assistant Executive Engineer (Elec.) and one Junior Engineer (Elec) are in this wing to look after the above works.