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

Dr. M. Rajakumar

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Professor and Head

Field of Specialization

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Fisheries Economics

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Department of Fisheries Economics, Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thoothukudi
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thoothukudi
tamilnadu - 628008

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Current Projects                                             

Sl.No.

Title of the Project

Year

PI & Co- PI

of the Project

Funds

(in Rs)

Funding Agency

1

Marketing strategies for fish and fishery products

2014-15

Dr.M.Rajakumar (PI),

T.Umamaheswari (Co-PI)

4.53 lakhs

NFDB

Completed Projects   

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Title of the Project

Year

PI & Co- PI

of the Project

Funds

(in Rs)

Funding Agency

1.

Economic Empowerment of Rural Fish Farmers through Skill Development in Freshwater Prawn Farming

2009 to 2011

Dr. R.Senthilathiban (PI)

Dr. M. Rajakumar (Co.PI)

 

14.78 lakhs

DST, New Delhi

2.

Establishment of Integrated Rural Bio Resource complex in the SC/ST Villages of Thoothukudi District of Tamil Nadu

2008 to 2011

Dr. M. Rajakumar (Co.PI)

 

38.26 lakhs

DBT, New Delhi

3.

Technology adoption and empowerment of coastal fisher women on value    addition of fishery resources

2010 to 2011 

Dr. M. Rajakumar (Co.PI)

 

25.00 lakhs

NADP

4.

Establishment of Sea food knowledge Highway to improve health, combat malnutrition and enhance income of fishers

2012 to 2013

Dr. M. Rajakumar (Co.PI)

 

199.57 lakhs

NADP

Research publications

  • Senthiladeban, R. and Rajakumar, M., 2012. Fish Consumption Practices in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, Journal of Fisheries Economics and Development, Vol.XIII, July – Dec. – 2012. No.2: Pp.1 to 8.
  • Shanmugam, S.A., Mahalakshmi, D., Anand, C., Rajakumar, M., Sureshkumar, T., and Senthiladeban, R., 2013. Socio-economic status and fish consumption pattern among different income strata in Thoothukudi city, Tamil Nadu, Journal of Fisheries Economics and Development, Vol. XIV (2), Jul-Dec. 2013. pp: 1-8.
  • Maheswaran,K., M.Rajakumar, R.Senthiladeban and T.Umamaheswari, 2014. Employment and income of non-mechanized fishermen in the coastal fishing villages of Pudhukkottai district, Tamil Nadu. Indian Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Research, May-June, 43(3). Pp: 250-255.
  • Hasib Jeelani Syed, Senthiladeban, R., and Rajakumar, M., 2013. An Economic Analysis of Shrimp Culture in Nellore District, Andhra Pradesh, Journal of Fisheries Economics and Development, Vol. XIV (2), Jul-Dec. 2013. Pp: 1-8.
  • Kanaga V, Rajakumar M, Sivasankar P, Sruthi K, Gowsalya P, 2015. Constraints analysis of fisherwomen SHGs in Therespuram fishing village, Thoothukudi district, International journal of fisheries and aquatic studies (On-line), Vol 2(3), pp: 217-220.
  • R.Senthiladeban, M. Rajakumar, B.S. Viswanatha, 2015. “Production economics of non mechanised fishing in the selected fish landing centres of Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu”, International journal of fisheries and aquatic studies (On-line), Vol 2(3), pp: 58-60.
  • B.S. Viswanatha, R. Senthiladeban, M. Rajakumar, J. Amali Infantina, 2015. An overview of marine fisheries infrastructure and fish utilization pattern in Karnataka, India, International journal of fisheries and aquatic studies (On-line), Vol 2(4), pp: 1-6.
  • Rajakumar and T.Umamaheswari, 2015. Income and expenditure status of fishermen of Pudhukottai district, Tamil Nadu, In: Proceedings of National Conference on Tamil Can do (Meenvazhayiyal - ISBN 978-93-84234-12-6), Agricultural Scientific Tamil Society, New Delhi. pp: 263-269 (In Tamil).
  • Umamaheswari, M.Rajakumar, C.Sudhan, T.Velumani and K.Ranjithkumar, 2015. An economic assessment of adoption of hygienic practices in marine capture fisheries of Thoothukudi district, Tamil Nadu, In: Proceedings of National Conference on Tamil Can do (Meenvazhayiyal - ISBN 978-93-84234-12-6), Agricultural Scientific Tamil Society, New Delhi. pp: 270-279 (In Tamil).
  • Umamaheswari, M.Rajakumar and P.Chidambaram, 2015. Assessment of major constraints and income loss in ornamental fish farms of Madurai district, Tamil Nadu, In: Proceedings of National Conference on Tamil Can do (Meenvazhayiyal - ISBN 978-93-84234-12-6), Agricultural Scientific Tamil Society, New Delhi. pp: 281-291 (In Tamil).