Dr.N Kumar conferred with Harit Ratna Award 2019
The Vice-chancellor of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Professor. Dr. N Kumar has been conferred ‘Harit Ratna Award 2019’ by the All India Agricultural Students Association. The award was presented during the 5th National Youth Convention at Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, which was conducted in Raipur, Chhattisgarh on January 20, 2020.
He has been selected for the national award for distribution of ₹30-crore entrepreneurship project in agri-business and for motivating students to the agriculture sector in the State. He was instrumental in developing and signing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with several universities for students exchange and research programs.
Hailing from Kadukkarai village located in the Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu, Dr. N. Kumar began his career in 1979 as an Assistant Professor in Horticulture at the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University. He is an inspiring teacher and a mentor of Research and To date, he has written 8 Text Books, Research papers internationally acclaimed-52 and 14 chapters in edited books.