Established :2012 | ICAR Rank : 34

Vice Chancellor : Dr. K. Rathnakumar, i/c

Tamil Nadu Fisheries University (TNFU) is the State-funded Fisheries University in India imparting professional education, research and training to enhance fish production and utilization by following the State Agricultural University (SAU) pattern and syllabi.


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Significant Achievements/Impacts out of the ICAR Development Grant Provided to the University:


1.    ICAR-Niche Area of Excellence programme in Fish Safety and Quality Assurance is operated from Department of Fish Quality Assurance and Management.

2.    Laboratory facilities created under the ICAR- NAE programme at FCRI, Thoothukudi.

3.    Twenty five teaching manuals were prepared for the benefit of students.

4.    New Biotechnology laboratory was established in TNFU Campus at Vaniyanchavadi, Chennai.

5.    Central Instrumentation facility created at FC&RI, Thoothukudi

6.    Library of FC&RI, Thoothukudi was fully atomized


National Talent Scholarship-PG

Financial Year : 2018-19 | Beneficiary :7

Senior Research Fellowship (PGS)

Financial Year : 2018-19 | Beneficiary :2

National Talent Scholarship-UG

Financial Year : 2018-19 | Beneficiary :12

Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University,Nagapattinam
Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University,, Vettar River View Campus, Nagapattinam

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