In order to augment the human resources and for the betterment of poultry farmers, a second veterinary college at Namakkal was started on 14.06.1985 as a constituent college of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore. It later became a constituent unit of India's first veterinary varsity, the Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University on 20.09.1989.
Veterinary College and Research Institute, Namakkal has been accredited by the ICAR, New Delhi in the year 2001. The "Udyog Excellence Award" to the institution was awarded for the outstanding achievement through economic and social development, by the International Institute of Education and Management, New Delhi. ICAR and TANUVAS best teachers' awards were awarded for the staff members of this institute. ISO 9001: 2000 certification was awarded to this institute from the year 2004- 2006
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