Milestones

GENESIS

Celebrating 20 Years of NAF

Milestones Achievements over the Years.

2000

NAF registered as a Public Charitable Trust

State-of-the-art Soil Testing Laboratory commissioned with support from TIFAC, DST, Govt. of India.

2001

First computer based Adult Literacy Program launched at Chunampet village in collaboration with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

First Cattle Development Centre at Gummidipoondi inaugurated.

First Demonstration Farm set up at Karumbakkam village - yield of Maize improved by 150%

2002

Collaboration with Anna University for Joint Research Program

2003

Formation of first self help group facilitated by NAF

2004

NAF Center for Rural Development (CFRD) - a Comprehensive Training Center Complex for Agriculture and Rural Development was inaugurated

2005

NAF Research and Development Centre inaugurated

2006

President of India Dr A P J Abdul Kalam visited NAF Research & Development Center

2008

NAF Food Microbiology Laboratory was established

2009

NAF - IGNOU Community college registered and inaugurated with IGNOU

2010

NAF recognised as Nodal Training Institute for training for agriculture graduates and diploma holders under Agri Clinic and Agri Business Center (ACABC) scheme of Govt. of India and program launched.

NABARD - NAF FTTF project on "Farm Productivity Improvement launched."

2012

NAF reached out to the rural communities in Andhra Pradesh.

NAF recognized as Resource Institution for conducting residential training program for office bearers of Panchayat Level Federation (PLF) by Tamil Nadu State Non Governmental Organisation and Volunteer Resource Centre(TNVRC) supported by Tamil Nadu Corporation for Development of Women, GoTN.

Sirunagar Farmers Club promoted and nurtured by NAF receives the coveted State Level Best Farmers Club Award from NABARD

2013

NAF join hands with Tamil Nadu Agriculture University (TNAU) for Agriculture Development Initiatives

NAF empanelled as a field partner by BNY Mellon

2014

NAF empanelled with National CSR Hub coordinated by Tata Institute of Social Sciences

NAF Laboratory Services Division granted accreditation for soil, food and water testing; as per ISO/IEC 17025:2005 International Standard by National Accreditation Board for testing and calibration Laboratories (NABL), GOI

NAF R & D Centre empanelled by IGNOU as a Program Study Centre (PSC) for PG Diploma in Food Safety and Quality Management Program.

2015

NAF's First CSR project on "Integrated Community Development Program" launched in Coimbatore under support from Larsen & Toubro Ltd.

NAF empanelled as Resource Institution by SFAC and NABARD for promoting and nurturing Farmers Producer Organization (FPO)

CSR project on "Watershed and Natural Resource Management program" commenced in Odisha state supported by AVH Chemicals Private Limited.

2016

NAF commenced its operation in Maharashtra

2017

NAF's initiatives started in Uttar Pradesh as knowledge partner to HCL Foundation

NAF received its award of appreciation from Mr Bil Gates for its innovative digital platform KANCHI in Global AgriTech Pitch Competition

2018

NAF received Runner Up award from MCCI for its project on Flood Rehabilitation in Tamilnadu.

KANCHI Digital Platform formally launched by Hon'ble Governor of Tamilnadu

NAF's Nugumbal Watershed awarded the first prize by NABARD as Best Watershed

NAF commenced its operations in Haryana, Karnataka and Telengana states

NAF empanelled as Training Partner with FSSAI under FoSTaC Program