Welcome to Agricultural Engineering Department

Agricultural Engineering Training Centre

Agricultural Engineering Training Centre (AETC) is functioning at Tiruchirappalli since February 1982. AETC at present is headed by an Executive Engineer (AE) with three AE(AE) / JE’s as Technical staff.

Functional Duties of AETC
  • To impart in-service training to the Technical personnel on the various sectors and schemes of Agricultural Engineering Department (AED).
  • To enhance and update the Technical knowledge of the personnel by incorporating the latest developments in the field of Agricultural Engineering.
  • Training Farmers on various schemes implemented by AED and newly developed farm technologies.
  • Training Rural Youth on Maintenance of Agricultural Machineries and Equipments


Training programmes for Engineers, Technical & Ministerial Staffs 
  • Agriclutural Mechanisation under SMAM & NADP, DBT Portal , Geo tagging of Assets and Online reporting of Scheme works
  • Soil Conservation  & Water Harvesting Structures in SADP, RVP. Preparation of Proposals for KAGOVVT
  • Post Harvest Technologies and Value Addition 
  • Land Development & MI Machineries and Newly Purchased Agricultural machinery and implements
  • Green Energy techniques / Solar Pump , Solar Drier and  Solar Fencing
  • Building Construction and Other Civil Works
  • GIS and GPS applications
  • Scrutinising Estimates, Tender process, Execution of Agreements, Aprroval of Completion Reports, Reporing and Documentation
  • Special Schemes implemented by AED (RPS, HKKP - GWI)
  • Office Administration and IFHRMS
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