The 74th Independence Day is celebrated in Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University, Nagapattinam. Dr. A. Srinivasan, Registrar and Acting Vice-Chancellor of this University hoisted the national flag and delivered the Independence Day address to the gathering. In his speech, he remembered the sacrifices of the freedom fighters, and insisted on the responsibilities of the individuals for the development of the nation. Our nation attained self-reliance in agriculture, dairy and fisheries due to the green revolution, white revolution and blue revolution. As our university is a farm university, our duty is to achieve the goal of our Central Government in doubling the income of farmers by 2022 thorough developing low cost technologies, increasing crop production, marketing of agriculture products, enhancing the income of farmers through farming of fishes and livestock, growing high value crops, encouraging organic farming and agriculture product exports. Our university is working hard towards the socio-economic upliftment of fishermen and fish farmers, and he also insisted the importance of wearing mask and maintaining social distance to save the nation from COVID-19.