Vision, Mission & Strategy
CAT Theni Vision
Our vision as an agricultural institution aims for global focus and reputation for academic excellence in agricultural education and research with a major thrust on knowledge based economy.
CAT Theni Mission
Our mission comprises three mutually reinforcing thrusts:
Education: To offer quality teaching in agricultural science enabling transformative education that nurtures thinking in individuals to make a difference, and transform them as valued members and leaders of society and to become global citizens in diverse settings.
Research: To be a high-impact world-class research-intensive institution in agriculture that advances the boundaries of knowledge and contributes to the betterment of the farming community and society for economic upliftment.
Service: To deliver high quality expertise and dedicated service to the citizens, communities in all aspects of agriculture and allied activities and leading to social, economic, cultural and national development.
CAT Theni Strategy
The eight key components of CAT Theni strategy are
CAT Theni Structure
CAT Theni Board of Trustees
CAT Theni is an institution by Sree Krishna Education Trust founded by Dr. K. Balaraman and his family members in the year 2008. Hailing from a humble farm family in Lakshmipuram village in Theni district of Tamil Nadu, India. Dr. K. Balaraman is a graduate in Agriculture belonging to 1969 batch from the Madras Agricultural College at Coimbatore that had affiliation with University of Madras, Chennai, India. He obtained M Sc (Ag) degree in the year 1971from the same College and doctoral degree from the University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore in the year 1976. His Ph.D thesis research on Cross Protection Technique in Acid Lime against Tristeza viruses earned him the prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru Award in the same year and brought him to lime light in the field of agriculture.
After many years of focused service both in public and self-employment mode. Dr. K. Balaraman is now an entrepreneur not only in his cherished field of agriculture, horticulture and related agribusiness ventures but also in diversified fields. His passion and love for agriculture , motivated him to plan for an education project with a view to serve the rural poor and empower them to shift from mere production mode to business mode in agriculture.Not only knowledge empowerment but also agribusiness ventures will be the major focus in this project.
The following are the Board of Trustees
* - Subject to approval by TNAU