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

Class I - Ex-Officio Members

Member
Dr.A. Srinivasan, Ph.D.
Registrar
  • 04365 256432
  • 9443021339
  • 04365 256433
  • registrar@tnjfu.ac.in
  • Tamil Nadu Fisheries University First Line Beach Road, Nagapattinam 611 001.
Member
Th. S. Krishnan, I.A.S.,
Principal Secretary to the Government
  • 044-25671173, PBX No-5636(O),24465657(R)
  • 044-25671252
  • finsec@tn.gov.in
  • Finance Department Secretariat Chennai – 600 009.
Member
Th. C. Gopi Ravikumar, I.A.S.,
Secretary to the Government
  • 044-25672920
  • 044-25679403
  • lawsec@tn.gov.in
  • Law Department Secretariat Chennai – 600 009.
Member
Th.T.S.Jawahar, I.A.S
Additional Chief Secretary to Government
  • Animal Husbandry, Dairying, Fisheries and Fishermen Welfare Department, Secretariat Chennai – 600 009.
Member
Dr.K.S. Palanisamy, IAS.,
Commissioner of Fisheries
  • Fisheries and Fishermen Welfare Department Integrated Office Complex for Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Department Anna Salai, Nandanam, Chennai - 600 035.

Class II - Other Members

Member
Dr. S. Kannappan
Principal Scientist
  • ICAR - Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture 75, Santhome High Road MRC Nagar Chennai – 600 028.
Member
Th. A. Velayutham
  • Ayyampettai Poochimedu Post Cuddalore Taluk Pin. – 608 001
Member
Th. S. Dinakaran
  • 3/275, Bajanai Kovil Street Kottivakkam Chennai – 600 041
Member
Tmt. V.S. Kusalakumari
Joint Secretary
  • Bharathy Seva Sangam 246, Rajagopal Nagar 2nd Street Senthamangalam Thiruvarur District
Member
Dr.Joykrushna Jena
Deputy Director General (Fisheries) Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)
  • 011-25846738
  • 9453019735
  • 011-25841955
  • ddgfisheries@gmail.com
  • Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) Krishi Anusandhan Bhawan-II Pusa, New Delhi – 110 012.
Member
Dr. Suvarna Chandrappagari, IFS
Chief Executive Officer
  • National Fisheries Development Board Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India Pillar No:235, PVNR Expressway, SVPNPA Post, Hyderabad-500052
Member
Thiru. V.P. Nagai Mali
M.L.A. (Kizhvelur)
  • No.5, Raja Nagar, Saveriyar Kovil, Sunami Kudiyeruppu (West), Kadampadi, Nagapattinam - 611 001

Class I – Ex-Officio Members

Class Name and Designation Phone, Fax and Email

Chairman
(Vice Chancellor)

Dr. G.Sugumar
Vice-Chancellor

Ph: 04365-256444
Fax: 04365-256443
Mobile: 9486553374
vc@tnfu.ac.in

Member Secretary
(Registrar)

Dr.A.Srinivasan
Registrar
TNJFU, Nagapattinam

Ph: 04365-256432
Fax: 04365-256433
Mobile: 9443032439
registrar@tnfu.ac.in

Members
(Class – I Ex-officio Members)

 

Th. T.S. Jawahar, I.A.S.,
Additional Chief Secretary to Government
Animal Husbandry, Dairying, Fisheries and Fishermen Welfare Department, Secretariat
Chennai – 600 009.

Ph: 044-25672937
Fax: 044-25677590
ahsec@tn.gov.in

Dr.K.S. Palanisamy, I.A.S.,
Commissioner of Fisheries
State Fisheries Department
Integrated Office Complex for Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Department
Anna Salai, Nandanam
Chennai – 600 035.

Ph: 044-29510390
coffisheries@gmail.com

Dean
Fisheries College and Research Institute

Dr. N.V. Sujathkumar
Dean in-charge
Fisheries College Research Institute
Tamil Nadu Dr.J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University
Thoothukudi 628 008.

Ph: 0461-2340554
Fax: 0461-2340574
Mobile: 9443126894
deanfcrituty@tnfu.ac.in

Dean
Dr.MGR Fisheries College and Research Institute

Dr. B. Ahilan
Dean
Dr.MGR Fisheries College and Research Institute, Ponneri

Ph: 044-27971556
Fax: 044-27971555
Mobile: 9443002467
deanfcriponneri@tnfu.ac.in

Dean 
Dr. MGR Fisheries College and Research Institute

Dr. S. Balasundari
Dean
Dr. MGR Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thalainayeru

Ph: 04365-240441
Fax: 04365-240442
Mobile: 9443704190
deanfcritnayeru@tnfu.ac.in

Dean in-Charge
College of Fisheries Engineering

Dr. N. Manimehalai
Dean in-charge
College of Fisheries Engineering
Nagapattinam

Ph: 9841245546
deancofe@tnfu.ac.in

Dean 
Institute of Fisheries Post Graduate Studies

Dr. S.A. Shanmugam
Dean
Institute of Fisheries Post Graduate Studies
OMR Campus, Vaniyanchavadi
Kancheepuram District 603 103.

Ph: 044-27470696
Mob: 9894735180
deanipgs@tnfu.ac.in

Dean
CFNFT

Dr. Usha Antony
Dean in-charge
College of Fish Nutrition and Food Technology
Tamil Nadu Dr.J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University
Madhavaram Campus
MMC, Chennai 600 051

-

Dean
CFNT

Capt. S. Viswanathan
Dean in-charge
College of Fisheries Nautical Technology
Shore lab Campus,
Fishing Horbour Campus,
Thoothukudi – 628 001

-

Directorate of Research

Dr. G.Jeyasekaran
Director of Research
TNJFU, Nagapattinam

Ph: 04365-256437
Fax: 04365-256438
Mobile: 9443471323
dr@tnfu.ac.in

Directorate of Extension Education

Dr. M. Rajakumar
Director of Extension Education,
Tamil Nadu Dr.J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University,
Nagapattinam 611 002.

Ph: 04365-256434
Fax: 04365-256436
Mobile: 9442323749
dee@tnfu.ac.in

Controller of Examinations

Dr. P. Jawahar
Controller of Examinations
Tamil Nadu Dr.J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University,
Nagapattinam 611 002.

Ph: 04365-256430
Fax: 04365-256431
Mobile: 9487078758
ce@tnfu.ac.in

Class-II Other Members

Professor to be nominated by the VC on rotational basis

 

Dr. Cheryl Antony
Professor
Dept. of Aquaculture
Dr.MGR Fisheries College & Research Institute, Ponneri

-

Dr. P. Chidambaram
Professor
Dept. of Aquaculture
Dr.MGR Fisheries College & Research Institute, Ponneri

-

Dr. S. Athithan
Professor and Head,
Department of Aquaculture,
Fisheries College and Research Institute,
Thoothukudi – 628 008.

-

Dr. P. Padmavathy
Professor and Head
Dept. of Aquatic Environment Management
Fisheries College and Research Institute
Thoothukudi

-

One person having special knowledge of practical experience in different aspects of Fisheries to be nominated by the VC

Dr. N. Bhaskar
Advisor (Science & Standards)
Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)
Kotla Road
New Delhi – 110 002

advisor.qa@fssai.gov.in
bhasnarayan@@gmail.com
bhasg3@yahoo.co.in
Mobile: 09448672408

One Dean from ICAR recognized Fisheries College

Dr. A. Senthilvel
Dean (Fisheries)
Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University
College of Fisheries
Mangalore-575002, India.

senthil.vel64@gmail.com
senthil.vel@cofm.edu.in

The Constitution of Research Council Shall be as Follows :

Sl.No Members Name and Address

1

Vice-Chancellor - Chairman

Dr. G.Sugumar
Vice-Chancellor, TNJFU, Nagai

2

Registrar

Dr.A.Srinivasan
Registrar
TNJFU, Nagapattinam

3

Director of Fisheries or his nominee

Th. Dr. K.S.Palanisamy, I.A.S.,
Commissioner of Fisheries
State Fisheries Department
Integrated Office Complex for Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Department
Anna Salai, Nandanam
Chennai – 600 035.

4

Director of Research – Member Secretary

Dr. J. Stephen Sampathkumar
Director of Research i/c., TNJFU, Nagapattinam

5

Dean and Directors of the University

Dr.N.V.Sujathkumar, Dean i/c., FC&RI, Thoothukudi
Dr.B.Ahilan, Dean i/c., Dr.MGR FC&RI, Ponneri
Dr.N.Manimehalai, Dean i/c., CoFE, Nagapattinam
Dr.S.A.Shanmugam, Dean, Faculty of Basic Sciences, IFPGS, OMR, Vaniyanchavadi
Dr.S.Balasundari, Dean, Dr.MGR FC&RI,Thalainayeru
Dr.Usha Antony, Dean i/c., CFNFT, Madhavaram
Dr.M.Rajakumar, Director of Extension Education, TNJFU, Nagapattinam
Dr.J.Stephen Sampathkumar, Director, DSA, TNJFU, Thanjavur
Dr.N.Neethiselvan, Director, DIVF, Mandapam
Dr.N.Felix, Director, DIVA, Muttukadu, Chennai

6

Chairs of the Schools

-

7

Heads of all Research Centres or Stations

-

8

Project Co-ordinators of all State / ICAR / Other Agencies, research schemes.

-

9

Two Professors on rotation every year from each of the college campus nominated by the Vice-Chancellor

To be nominated

10

Two specialists or eminent persons in the field of fisheries from outside the University to be nominated by the Vice- Chancellor for their specialized knowledge

1. Dr. Tune Usha
Scientist-G
National Centre for Coastal Research (NCCR) Govt. of India
NIOT Campus, Pallikaranai
Chennai – 600 100
Phone: 044 – 66783587
Fax : 044 – 22460657
Mobile: 9444919970
Email: usha@nccr.gov.in

2. Dr.T.M.A. Senthilkumar
Professor and Project Director i/c. TRPVB Centre for Animal Health Studies
Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University Madhavaram Milk Colony
Chennai – 600 051.
Phone No: 044-25556275
Mobile No: +91 9445429353
Email: dirtrpvb@tanuvas.org.in tmaskumar@yahoo.com

11

Three progressive entrepreneurs specialized in fish farming / post harvest technology to be nominated by the Pro-Chancellor on the recommendations of the Vice- Chancellor

1. Dr. S. Santhanakrishnan
Chief Executive
Marine Technologies
56, M G Road, Shastri Nagar, Thiruvanmiyur
Chennai – 600 041.


2. Th. V. Balasubramanian
Managing Director
Certitude Farms
Vetaikaran Irupu, Thalainayar Road Karappidagai South
Nagapattinam District

3. Er. R. Kulasekaran
S2, Achuthan Ramanuja Apartment
Trustpuram III cross Street
Kodampakkam
Chennai – 600 024.

12

Representatives of the sponsoring agencies by the invitation of the Vice-Chancellor from time to time.

To be decided at the time of Research Council Meeting

The Constitution of Extension Education Council Shall be as Follows :-

Sl.No Members Name and Address
a.

Chairman
(Vice Chancellor)

Dr. G.Sugumar
Vice-Chancellor, TNJFU, Nagai

b.

Registrar

Dr.A.Srinivasan
Registrar in-charge
TNJFU, Nagai

c.

Director of Fisheries or his nominee

Th. Dr. K.S.Palanisamy, I.A.S.,
Commissioner of Fisheries
State Fisheries Department
Integrated Office Complex for Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Department
Anna Salai, Nandanam
Chennai – 600 035.

d.

Director of Extension Education - Member Secretary

Dr. M. Rajakumar
Director of Extension Education

e.

Deans and Directors of the University

Dr.N.V.Sujathkumar, Dean i/c., FC & RI, Thoothukudi
Dr.B.Ahilan, Dean i/c., Dr.MGR FC & RI, Ponneri
Dr.N.Manimehalai, Dean i/c., CoFE, Nagapattinam
Dr.S.A.Shanmugam, Dean, Faculty of Basic Sciences, IFPGS, OMR, Vaniyanchavadi
Dr.S.Balasundari, Dean, Dr.MGR FC & RI, Thalainayeru
Dr.Usha Antony, Dean i/c., CFNFT, Madhavaram
Dr.J.Stephen Sampathkumar, Director of Research i/c., TNJFU, Nagapattinam
Dr.J.Stephen Sampathkumar, Director, DSA, TNJFU, Thanjavur
Dr.N.Neethiselvan, Director, DIVF, Mandapam
Dr.N.Felix, Director, DIVA, Muttukadu, Chennai

f.

Chairs of the Schools

-

g.

Regional Joint Directors of Fisheries of the three regions nearer to the place of the Council meeting. Viz. Chennai, Nagapattinam and Thoothukudi, as the case may be, invited by the Vice- Chancellor

To be invited.

h.

Two Professors of the University to be nominated by the Vice-Chancellor for particular meeting according to the requirements of the agenda

To be nominated.

i.

Heads of the Department of Fisheries Extension of the Colleges / Institutes

Dr.R.Jeyaraman
Program Director
TNJFU Business School
IFPGS, OMR Campus
Vaniyanchavadi, Chennai


Dr.R.Santhakumar
Professor and Head
Dept. of Fisheries Extension, Economics and Statistics
FC&RI, Thoothukudi

j.

Two eminent persons in the field of extension education from outside the University nominated by the Vice- Chancellor for any particular meeting in accordance with the requirements of the agenda

To be nominated.

k.

Three progressive entrepreneurs specialized in fisheries activities to be nominated by the Pro- Chancellor on the recommendations of the Vice-Chancellor

1. Th. N. Joseph Ragunath
Managing Director
Danica Aqua Exports Private Limited,
20-20/4 Chinna, Pedda Waltair, Visakhapatnam
Andhra Pradesh 530017
Mobile: + 91 9937000866 / 8886362277 / 7032716866
Email : josephdelicacy@gmail.com

2. Th. B. Surya Kumar
Hitide Seafarms
Kattur, Mahendrapali Sirkazhi
Nagapattinam District. Mobile: 9481807421
Email: hitide.seafarms@gmail.com

3. Th. I.M. Michael Christopher
Aquatic Remedies
#5, South Mada Street, Kolathur, Chennai,
India - 600 099.
Phone:044-25505677
Mobile: 9442009610
Email: aquaremedies@gmail.com

Other Members
1

Dr. N.V. Sujath Kumar
Professor
Dept. of Fisheries Extension, Economics and Statistics
FC&RI, Thoothukudi

2

Dr.R.Jeyaraman
Professor and Head
Dept. of Fisheries Extension, Economics and Statistics
FC&RI, Thoothukudi

3

Mrs. T. Uma Maheswari
Assistant Professor
Dr. M.G.R. FC&RI, Thalainayeru, Nagapattinam

4

Mrs. Madhu Saran
Chief Executive Officer
STC Group of Companies & ABC Clinic
No.3, CMM Street
Nungambakkam
Chennai – 600 034
Mobile: 9176644536
Email: info@riverwomen.in

5

Dr. Santhanakrishnan, Ph.D.,
Chief Executive
Marine Technologies
56, M G Road, Shastri Nagar
Thiruvanmiyur
Chennai – 600 041

6

Er. R. Kulasekaran, M.Tech.,
S2, Achuthan Ramanuja Apartment
Trustpuram III Cross Street
Kodampakkam
Chennai – 600 024

Dr. R. Prabakaran

Former Vice-Chancellor of TANUVAS
  • 044-4359 1027
  • 94440 81208
  • karanmgk@gmail.com
  • W-510, 9th Street, ‘C’ Sector Anna Nagar Western Extension Chennai – 600 101

Prof. Baskaran Manimaran

Former Vice-Chancellor of TNJFU
  • 9443205717
  • prof.maaran@gmail.com
  • 401 & 2, Block 46 B, Bollineni Hill Side Township Nookampalayam Road Perumbakkam Chennai – 600 126.

Dr. C.N. Ravishankar

Director
  • 0484 - 2412301/2666880
  • 09446474368
  • director.cift@icar.gov.in
  • ICAR - Central Institute of Fisheries Technology Matsyapuri P.O., Willingdon Island Cochin - 682029, Kerala

Dr. P. Paul Pandian

Fisheries Development Commissioner
  • 94913 90937
  • pl_pndn@yahoo.com
  • Government of India Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi-110001, India

Dr. K.S. Subramanian

Director of Research

Mr. Raja Sankaran

Managing Director (Retd.)
  • 9840425368 / 8754612935
  • shank87@yahoo.com
  • Infologix Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Infologix Technologies Inc, USA 5/11, 12th Cross Street Sastrynagar Adyar, Chennai – 600 020

Dr.A. Victor Suresh

Managing Director

Dr. P. Krishnan

Principal Scientist (Research Management)
  • 9498050062
  • krishnanars@yahoo.com
  • ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management Hyderabad, Telangana State
Sl.No Name and Designation Position
01

Dr. S. Balasundari
Dean
Dr. M.G.R. Fisheries College and Research Institute
Thalainayeru

Chairman

02

Dr. N.V. Sujathkumar
Dean in-charge
Fisheries College and Research Institute
Thoothukudi – 628 008

Member

03

Dr. D. Manikandavelu
Professor and Head
Department of Aquatic Animal Health and Management
Dr. M.G.R. Fisheries College and Research Institute
Ponneri

Member

04

Dr. P. Chidambaram
Professor
Department of Aquaculture
Dr. M.G.R. Fisheries College and Research Institute
Ponneri

Member

05

Dr. N. Manimehalai
Dean in-charge
College of Fisheries Engineering
Nagapattinam – 611 002

Member

06

Tmt. A. Ramani
Manager
Office of the Registrar
TNJFU, Nagapattinam – 611 002

Member

As Prescribed in Section 26 of the Act , Each Faculty Shall have a Board of Studies with the Following Members :-

  • Dean of the faculty – As Chairman of the Board of Studies
  • Other Deans within the University
  • All Directors of the University
  • Controller of Examination
  • Heads of the Departments of the Concerned Faculty
  • Six Elected Representatives of two from Professors, Associate Professors and Assistant Professors of Faculty
  • Two Experts in the Concerned Subject from Outside the University to be Nominated by the Vice-chancellor

In Accordance with Section 18 of the Act, the Board of Examinations shall be an Authority of University and shall have the Following Members:-

  • Vice-chancellor – Chairman
  • Registrar
  • Dean of Faculty
  • Dean of Colleges
  • Controller of Examination
Sl.No Name and Adress

1

Dr. G. Sugumar
Vice-Chancellor and Chairman of the Finance Committee

2

Th.T.S.Jawahar, I.A.S.,
Additional Chief Secretary to Government
Animal Husbandry, Dairying, Fisheries and Fishermen Welfare Department,
Secretariat
Chennai – 600 009

3

Th. S. Krishnan, I.A.S.,
Additional Chief Secretary to the Government
Finance Department
Secretariat
Chennai – 600 009

4

Th. S. Dinakaran
3/275, Bajanai Kovil Street
Kottivakkam
Chennai – 600 041

5

Th. V.S. Anbarasu
The Finance Officer 
Member Secretary of the Finance Committee