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

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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.


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