PRINCIPAL

Dr. G. MOHAMED YASSIN M.Sc.,(Hort),Ph.D., did his graduation in B.Sc.,(Agri) and post graduation in M.Sc.,(Hort), at Agricultural College and Research Institute at Madurai and persuaded the Doctoral Programme in Horticulture at Horticulture College and Research Institute, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu Agriculture University. He had started his career in the year 1979 as Senior Research Assistant in the Department of Puducherry and had 10 years experience as farm manager as well as worked in the extension wing.

Then he joined as Assistant Professor (Hort) in the year 1989 at Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru College of Agriculture, Karaikal under affiliation to Tamil Nadu Agriculture University. He had 29 years and 6 months experience in teaching B.Sc.,(Hons)Agriculture, B.Sc.,(Hons) Horticulture and Post Graduate in Vegetable Science. This college was established in the year 1987 at Karaikal. He developed Orchard, Mini Botanical Garden and Landscaped the Administrative Building Block and Dept. of Horticulture. He had more than 12 year experience in the cadre of Professor (Hort) out of which he served 8 years as Professor and Head of the department. He worked as Professor (Education) and Admission Cell for 3 years. He guided 21 Post graduate students in the field of Horticulture and published 14 International Research articles and 5 National Research articles. He attended 7 International and National symposiums and presented lead papers and also acted as chairperson.

He had been honoured to be an Expert Committee member for the selection of Professor under Career Advancement Scheme and also in the recruitment of Assistant Professor. He served as a member for the Board of Studies in the Agriculture and Horticulture and also as the Chairman of the Board of Studies for M.Sc.,(Hort),Vegetable science in the Annamalai University and Pondicherry University. He imparted periodical training to the farmers as well as Technical staff of the Dept. of Agriculture, Puducherry. He had been an Expert Committee member for finalizing the schemes under National Horticulture Mission in Puducherry and also a Board Member under NHM. In the External funded schemes, he had been a Project Leader for brinjal scheme in ICAR, Establishing a Model Nursery under NHM and Evaluation of Eucalyptus Clones under IFGTB.

He assumed charges as” Principal” of NALANDA COLLEGE OF ARGICULTURE, Trichy, with effect from 01.06.2019 onwards