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

Dr. R. Santhakumar

Designation

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Professor and Head

Field of Specialization

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Fisheries Extension

Address

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Fisheries College and Research Institute
Thalainayeru
Nagapattinam
Tamilnadu - 614712

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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

Training programme on Fisheries for the economic empowerment of coastal community

2014-15

Dr.R.Santhakumar,

Professor and Head

and

Dr.K.Veerabhadran

Professor

5.95

lakhs

MSSRF

Vedharanyam

2

Converting low value fish marketing to high value fish marketing among the marginalized fisherwomen in the coastal districts of Tamilnadu

2014

Mrs.C.Jeevitha,

Assistant Professor

And

Dr.R.Santhakumar,

Professor and Head

 

8.00 lakhs

ICSSR

 New Delhi

Completed Projects:

Sl.No.

Title of the Project

Year

PI & Co- PI

of the Project

Funds

(in Rs)

Funding Agency

1

Employment generation for rural Self Help Group women through training on freshwater ornamental fish culture(DBT)

2007-2010

Dr.R.Santhakumar,

Professor and Head DFEXTN

and

Dr.N.V.Sujathkumar

Professor and Head,DFIS

 

13.41

DBT

New Delhi

2

Development of technologies for hatchery production of marine ornamental fishes at Gulf of Mannar Islands - Sea ranching and technology transfer to coastal communities to coastal communities

March, 2012

Dr.N.V.Sujathkumar,

Professor and Head,DFIS

and

Dr.R.Santhakumar,

Professor and Head,DFEXTN

33.39

CMLRE,

Kochi

3

Best Management Practices (BMP) ornamental fish culture & eco-friendly value addition

2013

Dr.R.Santhakumar,

Professor and Head

0.50 lakhs

TNSCST, Chennai

4

Improved harvest and post harvest practices for sustainable fisheries and enhancing the income of fisherfolk

2013

Dr.R.Santhakumar,

Professor and  Head

and Dr.K.Veerabhadran

Professor

 

2.25 lakhs

NFDB,

Hyderabad

Research publications:

International

  • Santhakumar, R., Ramanathan,N. and M.J. Prince Jeyaseelan. 2002. A comparative study     on fish production in fish – live stock integrated and non-integrated systems.  Proceedings  of R’02 – Integrated Resources Management 6th world congress  held  at Geneva,Switzerland during 12-15, Feb.2002.
  • Santhakuar, R., N.V.Sujathkumar and I.Vasudhevan (2008). Training for Women Self Help Groups on the production of live foods for Ornamental Fish culture through Recycling of  Agricultural and Animal Wastes. Proceedings of REWAS 2008: Global Symposium on Recycling, Waste Treatment and clean Technology  held at October,12-15,2008 Cancun ,Mexico pp:1335 – 1342.

Abstract

  • Vasudhevan. I., R.James and R.Santhakumar, 2008.  Effect of vitamin C on  growth,     production and leucocytes count in goldfish, Carassius auratus   Abstract :   International  Ornamental fish breeding, farming and trade,  Kochi, p.No.37.
  • Vasudhevan, I, A.Krishnamoorthi, K. Ashokan and R.Santhakumar, 2011. Bio-      informatics in DNA micro assays. Proc.Second International conference on Bio-informatics and systems Biology, INCOBS, pp100-101.

National

Abstract

  • Santhakumar, R., N.V.Sujath Kumar, K.Veerabhadran and G.Sanjeeviraj, 2004.
  • Socio  economic status of traditional fishermen in Thoothukudi district.Abstracts.
    • National symposium on Recent Trends in Fisheries Education and Research : FEE 3, 94.
    • Sujath Kumar, N.V. , R. Santhakumar, K.Veerabhadran and G.Sanjeeviraj,2004. Participation of fisherwomen in selected fisheries technologies. Abstracts. National  symposium on Recent Trends in Fisheries Education and Research : FEE 23, 93.
    • Santhakumar.R.,N.V.Sujathkumar and I.Vasudhevan,2010 .Feedback analysis of the  women      Self Help Group members of the training programme on Freshwater  ornamental fish culture Abstract :Technology and Trade Prospects in Ornamental Aquaculture, Chennai .  p.No.175
    • Yarrakula Mahesh Babu, R.Santhakumar, K.Veerabhadran and M.Nagoormeeran,2010. Role of women in fisheries Development, National Seminar on Extension Management Reforms-Initiatives and Impact: Abstract :Theme 3 ,Dec.11&12, pp-102.
    • Ashwini Kumar Singh, R. Santhakumar, Vikas Kumar and Vijay Munka, 2014. Dissemination Technological Innovation in Fish Handling and processing. Abstract: National Conference on Strategies for Bridging the yield gap in fisheries and Aquaculture, Mangalore, pp-01.

National

Research articles

      • Santhakumar, R. and G. Sanjeeviraj, 2000.  Characteristics of fish consumers and   their consumption behaviour. Proc.Workshop in Rural fish marketing.  NIAM and FC&RI.
      • Santhakumar, R., 2000. Integrated Fish Farming Systems.  Pashudhan, Feb. 15:2
      • R. Karumalai Kannan and R.Santhakumar, 2005.  Empowerment status of Women Self Help Group Members in Fisheries in Thoothukudi District of Tamilnadu. Journal of Fisheries Economics and Development, VI : July-Dec.: 2, 57-63.
      • Yumlemban Jackie Singh, Santhakumar and Huiram Bharafi, 2010. Problems in the adoption of Hygienic fish handling practices by fishermen in Tamilnadu and the measures suggested by them, J. Interacad, 124(2): 279-281
      • Sathiskumar, K, and Santhakumar. 2011. Problems and suggestions to overcome the problems in adoption of ornamental fish farmes of Madurai and Dindigul disrtcts of Tamilnadu. J. Interacad: 15 (1): 173-176.
      • Jackie singh .Y., R.Santhakumar and   H.Bharati,2012.Hygienic fish handling    

practices by fisherman,Indian Res.J.Ext.Edu.12(1) Jan. p36-38

      • Ashwini Kumar Singh, C. Jeevitha, G. Arul Oli and Santhakumar, 2014. Fish market structure North Bihar. A critical Analysis, Journal of Fisheries Jun. XV (1) 31 - 38

Book/Proceedings

      • Santhanam,R., G.Sanjeeviraj, J.D.Jameson and Santhakumar, 2006, Recent Trends  in Fisheries Education and Research, Proceedings of RETFER, 04   p .214
      • Santhakumar, R., V.Sujath Kumar, K.Veerabhadran and G.Sanjeeviraj, 2005.

                   Fishing and Fresh Fish Quality Management, Metro Cash & Carry Pvt. Ltd.,  

                   Bangalore

 

     3.  Jackie Singh, Y., R.Santhakumar and H. Bharati.2012 Hygienic Fish Handling    

            Practices by  Fishermen, A case study from India,Lap lambert Academic

            publishing,Germany 

Chapter in Text Book

    • Sangamaheswaran,A.P., Santhakumar, M.J. Prince Jeyaseelan, and V. Sundararj, 2001. Bioremediation technology  for the treatment of shrimp farm effluent: an ecofriendly approach .Perspectives in Mariculture. Text book. Editors. N.G Menon and P.P. Pillai, The Marine Biological Association of India.pp.413-420