In commemoration of the Centenary year of the Agricultural College and Research Institute, Coimbatore, the function of TNAU viz., teaching, research and extension has been enlarged with additional function of Open and Distance Learning which is first of its kind in India, among State Agricultural Universities.
This Directorate concentrates its efforts on Distance Education in addition to non-formal and continuing education. The Directorate of Open and Distance Learning, one of the constituent units of the TNAU was started during April, 2005 by renaming the Directorate of Publications. This Directorate has started offering certificate courses, PG Diploma and PG Degree courses through Distance Learning Mode for those aspiring for self employment opportunities.
The Directorate of Open and Distance Learning is whole heartedly welcoming its learners for this new venture.
Directorate of Open and Distance Learning
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Coimbatore - 641 003
Phone: 0422 - 5511229 / 5511429
Fax: 0422 - 5511429
- To produce Video programmes on Agriculture and allied fields for telecast through Television Channels.
- To produce Agricultural Video lessons and Video CD lessons for the benefit of farmers and extension personnel.
- To produce Video Films for, Govt. Departments, outside agencies and others.
- To produce Radio programmes on Agriculture and allied fields for broadcast through All India Radio stations of Tamilnadu & Pondicherry
- To produce Audio cassette lessons on Agriculture and allied fields
- Producing Video and Radio programmes on Agriculture and allied fields
- Developing Video films, Video lessons, Video CD lessons and Audio cassette lessons
- Video Film production for Other Departments and Outside Agencies
- Video Filming on Important University activities etc.,
The scientists talks, farmers success stories etc., are recorded at Radio Recording studio of Educational Media Centre for All India Radio, Gyan Vani and FEBA radio. Preparations of Audio Cassette lessons and Commentary for Video Film production are done here.
The studio is equipped with Professional Audio console tape recorders and Digital studio equipments for Audio recording.
The Centre has Betacam Edit suite, 'U' Matic Edit suit and Non linear Edit system to produce Video Films.
These suites are equipped with
- Betacam Camera
- Betacam Edit Console
- DV Cameras
- Non Linear Edit system
- 'U' Matic Camera
- 'U' Matic Edit Console
- Cassette duplicator
- CD Replicator
- Home theatre
- Video Capturing devices
- Teleprompter etc.,