Muttukadu Experimental Station (MES) has a Farmers Facilitation Centre and a Trainees Accommodation Facility for farmers, trainees and other stakeholders. These elegant facilities offer 18 beds (4 double bedrooms, 2 triple bedrooms and one with 4 beds; apartment type) furnished with state-of-the-art facilities and with a fascinating backwater and beach view at MES. The accommodation is offered for bonafide visitors for short stay not exceeding 7 days.

Experimental field station of ICAR-CIBA is located at the outskirts of Chennai near Muttukadu boat club, 26 km south from its headquarters in East Coast Road (ECR) connecting Chennai and Pondicherry.

The facilities include:

  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Apartment type double bedroom (Four)
  • Apartment type triple bedroom (Two)
  • Apartment type with four bed (one)
  • Canteen
  • Parking facility

Canteen Facility

Catering Services are not available at present. However, tea/coffee making facilities are provided in each of the room. Interested guests can avail the canteen facility at the Centre premises located 500 meters away for tea/coffee and lunch (only on working days).

Room rent charges per day AC, Non-AC Guest room
(w.e.f: 1st Sep, 2019)

Sl.  No. Category Purpose A/C Bed room Non A/C Bed room
Other cities Other cities
1 Serving and retired employees of ICAR/SAUs Official visit 250 150
Private  visit 150 80
2 Serving employees of State/Central Govt. Autonomous Org. / PSUs Official / Personal visit 300 200
3 Private visitors NA 500 300
4 Foreign visitors (SAARC) Official visit 1600 1400
5 Foreign visitors (Others) Official visit 2500 2000

Distance to the facility:

From Distance Time
Chennai Airport 32 km 60 min
Chennai Egmore Railway Station 34 km 65 min
Chennai Central Railway Station 35 km 70 min
Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus (CMBT), Koyambedu 41 km 80 min
Santhome 26 km 50 min
Thiruvanmiyur 23 km 40 min
Mahabalipuram 25 km 30 min
Pondicherry 120 km 2 hours

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For booking please submit the form addressed to Director, CIBA, Chennai. 


Fax: 044-24610311

For confirmation,

Please contact:

Sandeep. K.P., Officer-In-Charge, Muttukadu Experimental Station

Phone: 044-24618817 (Ext. 214)

Mobile: 8056946604