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)
- Parking 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|
|2||Serving employees of State/Central Govt. Autonomous Org. / PSUs||Official / Personal visit||300||200|
|4||Foreign visitors (SAARC)||Official visit||1600||1400|
|5||Foreign visitors (Others)||Official visit||2500||2000|
Distance to the facility:
|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|
For booking please submit the form addressed to Director, CIBA, Chennai.
Sandeep. K.P., Officer-In-Charge, Muttukadu Experimental Station
Phone: 044-24618817 (Ext. 214)