"Harnessing the Science of Fisheries for Food, Nutrition and Livelihood"

Introduction

The Tamil Nadu Fisheries University was established by the Act No. 21 of 2012. The Fisheries staff Training Institute (FSTI) of State Fisheries Department was included under the university as per the schedule part II of the Act. The FSTI was transferred to the TNFU as per G.O (MS) No.216 dated 25.11.2015 of the AHF&D (FS2) Department. The FSTI attached under TNFU was renamed as Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University Academy as per Letter No.692/TNJFU/Estt./Change of Name/2018 dated: 19.02.2018 of the Registrar, TNJFU, Nagapattinam.

Vision

The vision of TNJFUA is to cater to the fisheries training needs of the staff of State Fisheries Department, TNJFU Teaching staff & Administrative Staff of the University and other stake holders.

Mission

  • To serve as the state level Fisheries Training Institute to the State Fisheries Department staff.
  • To provide training to the teaching and administrative staff of TNJFU.

Perspective Plans of TNJFUA

  • Regular in service training to the State Fisheries Department staff.
  • Refresher course & Orientation training to the Fisheries Department staff on specialized topics in fisheries.
  • Faculty Development Training to the teaching staff of TNJFU.
  • Short term training on fisheries aspects to the line department staff.
  • Training to the administrative staff of TNJFU on office procedures and administration.
  • Training on specific fisheries aspects to the various stake holders of fisheries.

Regular In service Training

The TNJFUA provides regular in service training for 6 months to the State Fisheries Department staff. The major subject components of the training includes Fisheries Resources Management, Aquaculture, Fishing Technology and Fish Post Harvest Technology, Co-operative Law and Administration, Co-operative Accounts, Disaster Management, Fisheries Economics, Fisheries Marketing, Fisheries Extension, Planning and Administration, Right to Information Act, Human Resources Development.

The TNJFUA also provides regular in service training for one year duration to the State Fisheries Department staff who do not possess the basic BFSC degree. The major subject components of the training includes Marine Fisheries, Inland Fisheries, Fish Processing Technology, Fishing Craft and Gear Technology, Navigation and Seamanship, Marine Engines, Co-operative Law and Management, Co-operative Accounts, Planning and Administration.

Short Term Trainings

The Academy also conducts refresher course and Orientation Training on various fisheries subjects to the State Fisheries Department staff. The Academy conducts Faculty Development training, Training on Personality Development and Human Resource Development and the training on Office procedures and Administration, Right to Information Act to the Administrative staff of TNJFU.

Certificate courses by Distance Education mode

The TNJFUA provides 3 months distance education certificate courses on fisheries technologies such as Ornamental Fish Farming, Fresh water Fish Farming, Vannamei Shrimp Farming. The farmers and the public can register for the courses.

Short Term Trainings conducted:

Sl. No. Name of the Training Place Period Number of Participants
Male Female

1

Training on
“MS-word Excel”.

Natesan Institute of Co-operative management, (NICM) Chennai.

15.06.2017

15

06

2

Training on
“Managerial Excellence”.

Natesan Institute of Co-operative Management, (NICM) Chennai.

28.06.2017 to
30.06.2017

15

06

3

Training on
“Leadership,
Team Building and Emotional Maturity”.

Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thoothukudi.

17.08.2017

08

-

4

Training on
“Teaching skills,
Goal setting and Relationship Building”.

Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thoothukudi.

18.08.2017

05

14

5

Training on
“Leadership,
Team Building and Emotional Maturity”.

Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thoothukudi.

14.09.2017

08

07

6

Training on
“Teaching skills,
Goal setting and Relationship Building”.

Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thoothukudi.

15.09.2017

20

14

7

Training Programme on “Statutory Matters and Court Procedures”

Tamil Nadu Fisheries University Academy,
Chennai.

24.10.2017 to  
26.10.2017   

8

7

8

Training on “Inland Fish Culture”.

Natesan Institute of Co-operative management, (NICM) Chennai.

23.01.2018 to
25.01.2018

14

16

Contact Us

TNJFU Madhavaram Campus,
Madhavaram, Chennai – 51.

044 - 2747 2118


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Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University Academy, Madhavaram

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