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

Dr. S. Balasundari

Designation

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Professor and Head

Field of Specialization

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Fish Processing Technology

Address

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132, Silapathikaram street, Ganesh Nagar, Selaiyur, Chennai - 600073
Fisheries College & Research Institute, Ponneri
Thiruvallur
Tamil Nadu - 601204

Telephone

Mobile

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+91 -

9443704190

E-mail

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Balasundari69@gmail.com

Qualifications

M.F.Sc., Ph.D

Current Projects

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Completed Projects

Sl. No.

Project Title

Role in the Project

Fund Outlay

Funding agency

Research Outcomes (Technology / Patent / Paper)

1

Training on value added fish products for the empowerment of fisherwomen of Kancheepuram and Thiruvallur districts of Tamil Nadu

(3 years)

PI

8.29 lakhs

DBT, New Delhi

Trained 200 fisherwomen through on campus and 856 fisherwomen through off campus training programmes. The percentage of adoption was 10.5.

2

Establishment of Ornamental Fish Training Center and Ornamental Fish breeding unit

(2 years)

PI

2.5 lakhs

MPEDA, Chennai

Established Ornamental Fish breeding unit (area - 2000 sq.ft) at KVK, Kattupakkam and trained 65 farmers.

3

Training and demo of ‘Intensive aquaculture in ponds and tanks”

PI

Rs.1.345 lakhs

NFDB, Chennai

Organized 10 day training for 50 farmers in 2 batches.

4

Cage rearing of     freshwater fishes in lakes and reservoirs

PI

Rs.1 lakh

ATMA, Kancheepuram

Demonstrated rearing of freshwater fishes in lakes and irrigation wells.

5

Establishment of ‘Portable carp hatchery’

PI

Rs.2 lakh

ZPD(Zone VIII),ICAR, Bangalore

Established Portable FRP carp hatchery at KVK, Kattupakkam with production capacity of one billion fry and trained 50 farmers on carp seed production techniques.

6

Establishment of Integrated fish farming units

PI

Rs.2 lakh

ZPD (Zone VIII),ICAR, Bangalore

Established integrated fish farm with ducks (0.1ha), pig (0.1ha) and paddy (0.1ha) at KVK, Kattupakkam and trained 250 farmers on Integrated fish farming technology.

Recent Research Publication (Three)

  1. S. Balasundari and M. Vimalarani, 2013. Economic empowerment of rural women through fish farming in village ponds and temple tanks. International Journal of Education, Technology and Social Media,2(1):69-71.
  2. M. Vimalarani and S. Balasundari, 2013. Entrepreneurship development of women self help groups through rural mart. International Journal of Education, Technology and Social Media,2(1):78-80.
  3. A.Jaculine Periera, S. Balasundari, D. Manikandavelu and Mazhur Sulthana, 2013. Effect of vaccination on cultured penaeid shrimp juveniles against vibrio harveyi. Aquacult. Vol.12(2) : 277-280.
  4. A. Jaculine Periera, S. Balasundari ,D. Manikandavelu and Mazhur Sulthana, 2013. Development of vibrio vaccine for Indian white shrimp Penaeus indicus against vibrio harveyi. Journal of Natures conservation, Vol.23(2):163-167.

Honours & Awards

  1. Member of Team award, Best KVK for the year 2009.
  2. Received Best Paper Presentation Award at a national conference organized by All India Scientific Tamil Society, Tanjavur during 9.2.2013 and 10.2.2013 at Coimbatore.
  3. Received Best Paper Presentation Award at a national conference organized by Agricultural Scientific Tamil Society, New Delhi on 23.8.2014 at TNAU, Coimbatore.