Dr. K. V. Kupusamy, Founder & Chairman of Rathinavel Subramaniam Educational Trust established RVS Agriculture College in 2014 with the main aim of imparting agricultural education to rural youth. RVSAC is affiliated to Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), Coimbatore and offers 4 years B.Sc., Agri (Hons) degree which is a pioneer institute in RVS group agriculture education. RVSAC has an area of 354.56 acres green environment and a serene atmosphere for the practical training of the students in an effective way. This well-established area includes Academic Buildings, Playground, Hostel, Dairy, Sheep and Goat, Piggery, Poultry Units, Orchard, Horticultural Crops, Agro Forestry, Wetlands, Garden Lands and equipped with required number of laboratories. For the knowledge enrichment of the students, college has well experienced and qualified teaching faculties.
College is located at Thanjavur District, Usilampatti Village, 4 Kms from Trichy – Thanjavur National Highway (Near Sengipatti). Thanjavur is known as the "Rice bowl of Tamil Nadu”, situated in the adjoin side of Cauvery Delta region, which serves as the best natural source of water to promote agriculture. Agriculture in India contributes 16-17% of GDP and 70% population rely on agricultural and its allied activities. The development of agriculture has much to do with the economic welfare of our country and imparting agricultural education to youth can make significant change in this.
The Government is trying to help the farmers in bringing new initiatives to help farmers making agriculture sustainable. ‘RVS Agriculture College’ is one such accomplishment in the arena of sustainable agriculture rendering service to nature and mankind.
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I was an RVSAC alumnus. Now I am doing post graduate programme in Horticulture at Central University of Tamil Nadu (CUTN), Thiruvarur. RVSAC campus inspired me to build my career in agriculture. This campus has a well-developed farm with horticulture crops. I was inspired much by horticulture staff and it led me choose research career in horticulture field. I feel incredibly happy and proud to be an RVSAC alumnus.
I completed my post graduate programme in Plant Breeding and Genetics at Anbil Dharmalingam Agricultural College, TNAU, Trichy. RVSAC has well experienced staff with rich experience in teaching. The campus has well furnished laboratories. I had my hands on experience by using equipment which prompted me to do higher studies. Now I have been selected to do Ph.D in Plant Breeding and Genetics in Sher-e-Kashmiri institute of Agricultural Science and Technology, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir
I am being proud to be the product of RVSAC. Even it being a private college, I heard during my coaching says that it is better than other government colleges. The moat defining aspect of RVSAC is the playground which I loved the most. I miss every one at RVSAC, the staff – I miss their love. The hostel and college are very good. I loved everything at RVSAC.
Our college campus environment is very good especially for horticultural crops. In our campus, laboratory facilities are very good and especially sports. Motivation to sports students by our college faculty stimulate us to develop our skills better and achieve high in sports such as in inter and intra college competitions. Compared to other campus, in our campus I have noticed that the motivation, teaching and knowledge given by our college faculty to PG aspirants, UPSC aspirants and TNPSC aspirants. Inspire us to achieve more and succeed in those exams. Separate departments and HOD’s for each department helped us towards easy learning. Especially our campus library was very very helpful and abound with a variety of books from different subjects.
RVS Agricultural college has good infrastructure facilities and has good and qualified staff. They make us learn everything and they make us to feel free to ask anything about the course being taught. Overall college performance including facilities, staff, academic part is quite good.