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



The Dr.MGR Fisheries College and Research Institute, Ponneri is one of the constituent colleges of Tamil Nadu Dr. J.Jayalalithaa Fisheries University. It was started during the year 2013. It is situated close to the city and is growing at a rapid speed on the outskirts of our Metro City, Chennai. Well connected by Rail and Road and the College Campus is beside the railway station. The Library of this Institute, unique of its kind, caters to the fisheries technical needs of the user end groups of this State. The overall administrative control is vested with Dr B. Ahilan, Ph.D., Dean of this Institute. The Library is kept open from 9 a.m to 5 p.m on all working days and from 9 a.m to 3 p.m on Saturdays.


  • To develop collections of printed materials as well as electronic media on the subjects of fisheries, such as Fisheries biology, Aquaculture, Fisheries Environment, Fishing Technology, Fish Processing Technology, Fisheries Economics and Statistics and Fisheries Extension etc. and make these collections available to a wide range of visitors namely students, research scholars and staff.
  • To establish modern documentation service - Online database search
  • To establish liaison with national and international agencies and Libraries/Documentation Centres.
  • To facilitate Internet and e-mail services


PG Courses
S.NO Course No Title of the Course Credit Hours
1 PGS 501 Library Information Service 0 + 1
Ph.D Courses
S.NO Course No Title of the Course Credit Hours
1 PGS 601 Library Information Service 0 + 1

Research Projects

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Outreach/Extension Activities

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  • Books Section
  • Reading Hall
  • Reprography Section
  • Periodical Section
  • Computer Section
  • Newspaper Section

Books/Reports/ Journals

Books Manuals Reports and OtherInstitute publications (Free) Journals
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Name Designation E-mail Mobile
R.Ezhilrani Assistant Librarian rezhilran@gmail.com 8056365473


  • Kumaresan, Ramasamy, Ezhilrani, Ramasamy, Santhakumar, Rajagopal, Vinitha, Krishnan and Kannan, Kattari. 2017. Implemetation of RFID Technology at Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thoothukudi Library – a case study. In: L. Radha et al (Eds.), Role of Libraries in Making Digital India (314-322pp). Madurai: Thiagarajar College of Engineering
  • Ezhilrani, Ramasamy, Kumaresan, Ramasamy, and Jayaraman, Ramanujam, (2014-15). Authorship Pattern and Collaborative Co-Efficient of Authors in Fish Stock Assessment Research. SALIS Journal of Information Management & Technology 5-6 (1-2) 30-36
  • Kumaresan, Ramasamy; Ramasamy Ezhilrani ; Vinitha, Krishnan; and Jayaraman, Ramanujam, "Indian Research Contributions in the Aquaculture Journal during 1972 – 2011: A SCIENTOMETRIC STUDY" (2014). Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal). Paper 1185. http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/libphilprac/1185
  • Kumaresan, Ramasamy, Ramasamy Ezhilrani, Vinitha, Krishnan, Sivaraman, Periyakarupan and Jayaraman, Ramanujam, 2014. Research Trends in Fish StockAssessment during 1999 - 2013: A Scientometrics study. International Journal of Library &Information Science, (IJLIS), 3(2): 24-35
  • Kumaresan, Ramasamy, Ramasamy Ezhilrani and Jayaraman, Ramanujam. (2014). Global literature productivity on White Spot Syndrome Virus (WSSV) during 1999 – 2013: a Scientometric study. International Journal of Current Research and Development, 2(2), 71- 83
  • Kumaresan, Ramasamy, Ramasamy Ezhilrani, Vinitha, Krishnan and Jayaraman, Ramanujam, 2014. Analysis of open access journals in Fisheries Science. In National Conference on the Challenges and Opportunities in the Management of Libraries and Information Services for Knowledge Society, 28th and 29th November 2014, Sadakathullah Appa College, Tirunelveli. 770 - 783pp
  • Ezhilrani, R., Surianarayanan, S and Kanthimathi, S., (2006). Authorship Pattern and Collaborative Research in Aquaculture Journals. SRELS Journal of Information Management, 43(4): 391-398
  • Ezhilrani, R. (1999). Pattern of research contribution in national and international fish culture journals: a comparative study. Library Science with a slant to Documentation and Information Studies, 36 (2), 129-135
  • Ezhilrani, R. (1998). A critical analysis of the bibliography of the Indian Journal of Fisheries. Library Science with a slant to Documentation and Information Studies, 35 (2), 105-111


Title year Author Co - Author Publisher
Abstracts of MFSC and Ph.D Theses 2014 Kumaresan . R Ezhilrani. R and Jayaraman. R. Ed. Dept. of Library, FC & RI, Thoothukudi
Meen valarppu Nutpangal: part I – Nanneer Meen Valarppu (in tamil) 1998 Felix. S J.Stephen Sampath Kumar and R. Ezhilrani FC & RI, Thoothukudi
Catalogue of Fisheries Research Theses. 1998 Ezhilrani, R M. Rajakumar and B. Sundaramoorthy FC & RI, Thoothukudi

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