Dr.A.Palchamy, Professor and Head (Agronomy) studied B.Sc (Agri.) from TNAU, Coimbatore in 1970 batch, M. Sc. (Agri.) from AC & RI, Madurai during 1979, Ph.D from TNAU Coimbatore during 1988 and P.D.F from Israel in the year 1998.
He guided 7 Ph. D scholars and 5 M.Sc. Students during his career. He published 85 scientific, 47 popular articles, 5 books in agriculture related topics, 5 books on technical aspects and attended many national and international training’s.
During 2008, he giving agricultural messages on behalf of IFFCO. In the year 2009, he acted as a Project Scientist for precision farming in Tamil Nadu.
During 2009 to 2013, he acted as scientist in charge of research at Jain Irrigation System Limited, Jalgoan and Udumalaipettai.
He served in various portfolio viz., Professor and Head, Forestry College, Metupalayam. Acted as Head in Virinjipuram and Central Farm Head, Paramakudi, Madurai. Also he served as Head of the Department of Agronomy in Madurai.
At NCAT, Peraiyur, he handled all the agronomic courses including Forestry and Meteorology. Also he actively involved in developing infrastructure like laboratories, meteorology unit, dairy unit, poly house and development of 250 acres farm.
Also he contributed to introduce new crops in orchard, horticulture, medicinal, dry land and wet lands and wood lots besides infrastructure development of the campus in associate with Principal and Chairman in the campus.