The Centre of Excellence in Millets is situated in the Athiyandal village punchayat limit of Thiruvannamalai Block, Taluk and District, 6 km away from Thiruvannamalai main Bus stand and 7 km away from Railway Station on Thiruvannamalai – Bangalore National Highway 66. The soil type is Red Sandy and Clay loam with pH of 7.2 and irrigated by open wells. This research station has a cultivable area of 12.16 hectares. The Centre is recognized as AICRP (SM) regular centre by PC Unit, Bangalore under ICAR – AICRP scheme. The centre has an established post harvest technology unit with mechinaries for millet processing and value addition for the benefit of millet growers and stake holders of Tamil Nadu.

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