Dr. M.G.R. Fisheries College and Research Institute, Ponneri

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The Best UO award of the first Quarter (2018) presented by the Vice Chancellor of TNJFU to Dr. G. Jeyasekaran, Director of Research i/c,    University News INAUGURATION OF STATE REFERRAL LAB FOR FISH FEED TESTING AND QUALITY CERTIFICATION, 73 rd Independence Day Celebrated at Administrative Building, TamilNadu Dr.J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University, Nagapattinam., COUNSELLING FOR UG ADMISSION 2019-2020, International Students (Tanzania) Working for PG and Ph.D., Programs at ARFF, TNJFU Madhavaram Campus, Chennai, Vice-Chancellor Inaugurated the Fish Harvest Day Event at Poondi Lake on 04.04.2019,

Fisheries Extension, Economics & Statistics

Objectives of the Department

  • To disseminate technologies in aquaculture and fisheries through training programmes and linkage with the respective departments
  • To organise and conduct distance education courses in aquaculture and fisheries subjects
  • To provide quality service to the farmers through single window operation through the Fisheries Technology and Information Centre (FTIC)
  • To prepare extension publications such as manuals, pamphlets, flyer, etc.
  • To organise exhibition and to make radio and television programs to popularise aquaculture and fisheries technologies


  • To serve as an interface between farmers and the institute.
  • To serve as single window service delivery center for the public.
  • To create database on the aquaculture and fisheries profile of Thiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts.

Works being done:

  • Training requisite of visiting public is analysed and demand-driven training programmes offered.
  • Water and soil samples collected with a fees of Rs.150 per sample, reports delivered within 5 to 6 hours.
  • Details of fish seed availability, stocking , fish feed information and other advisory services delivered.
  • Linkage with the line department to enlighten the farmers on Government schemes in fisheries.
  • Serving as channels, guiding the visitors to respective experts of the institute specialized in the area of query of the stakeholders.

Computer Lab:

  • Thirty numbers of desktop computers for providing hands-on training to the students and for academic purposes


  • Fisheries Technology and Information Centre (FTIC):

Training Hall:

  • Training Hall at FTIC – 30 seats capacity

Seminar Hall

  • Hall capacity of 150 Nos with audio, LED TVs (2 Nos) and LCD projection facilities

Field Facilities

  • Multispecies Ornamental Fish Hatchery’ at ARFF , Madhavaram to give hands-on training to the trainees
  • Small scale Ornamental Fish Rearing Unit’ (Green Housed) at ARFF,Madhavaram
  • Training Hall with 40 seat capacity at PRFF, Pazhaverkadu.

University Research Project (URP)

  • Mass Production of infusoria and daphnia(Live feeds) by using different medium
  • Dissemination of GIFT Tilapia farming technology in Ponneri block of Tiruvallur district

Extension Project Proposal Submitted

  • Training/Skill Development proposal on “Dissemination of High Value Freshwater Ornamental Fish Breeding Techniques- submitted to NFDB.

Teaching- Subjects offered:

S.No Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
1 FS-108 Statistical Methods 3 (2 + 1)
2 FS-118 Information and Communication Technology 2 (1 + 1)
3 FS-208 Fisheries Extension Education and Personality Development 3 (2 + 1)
4 FS-209 Fisheries Economics 3 (2 + 1)
5 FS-318 Fisheries Administration and Entrepreneurship Development 2 (2 + 0)
6 FS-319 Fisheries Co-operatives, Marketing and Business Management 3 (2 + 1)
Total 16 (11+5)
7 FS-401 Student READY Programme
a) In-plant attachment (for 8 weeks) 10 (0 + 10)
b) Rural Fisheries Work Experience Prog. (for 8 weeks) 8 (0 + 8)
c) Study Tour (in and outside State) (for 4 weeks) 2 (0 + 2)
Total 20 (0+20)
8 FS-402 Student READY Programme
a) Skill Development (for one week) 5 (0 + 5)
b) Experiential Learning Programme 12 (0 + 12)
c) Project Work 2 (0 + 2)
d) Seminar 1 (0 + 1)
Total 20 (0+20)


S.NO Name Designation E-mail Phone No
1 Miss.S.Agnes Daney Angela Assistant Professor & Head agnesdanyangela@gmail.com --
2 Dr.L.Surulivel Assistant Professor lsurulivel@gmail.com 9487314642
3 Dr.C.Lloyd Chrispin Assistant Professor lloydchrisbin@tnfu.ac.in,

Contact info

The Dean
Dr. M.G.R Fisheries College and Research Institute
Ponneri - 601 204 Thiruvallur District,
Tamil Nadu, India.

044 - 2797 1556  |  044 - 2797 1557