"In the process of "Grow More Food Programme" and "Green Revolutions", more importance was given to the Agricultural Engineering activities for increasing the agricultural production. With this objective, the erstwhile Agricultural Engineering wing was separated from the Department of Agriculture and the new "Agricultural Engineering Department" was formed in January 1981, headed by a Chief Engineer as the
Head of Department.
The Agricultural Engineering Department shall be a Service Department and be responsible for the Conservation, Development and Management of the Soil and Water Resources of the State.
The Agricultural Engineering Department shall take up works relating to Moisture Conservation, Soil Conservation, Water Harvesting and alternate land use in all Watershed Development, Area Development Dryland Development and catchments of River Valley Projects, and in the River basins of Tamil Nadu.
Today it is more important than ever to use water resources wisely and to irrigate intelligently. Consequently, many farmers have turned to Micro irrigation
Agricultural Mechanization, agricultural areas to develop all kinds of agricultural produce and agricultural products evaluation process to fulfill objectives used with
One major advantage with the use of renewable energy is that as it is renewable it is therefore sustainable and so will never run out.
The precipitation that falls into a valley,and on surrounding interfluves flows
downward usually creating a stream or river.
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