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

Dr. C. Anand

Designation

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Assistant Professor

Field of Specialization

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Aquaculture (Mariculture)

Address

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Ramanathapuram Centre for Sustainable Aquaculture (RamanathapuramCeSA)
Mandapam
Ramanathapuram
Tamilnadu - 623534

Telephone

Mobile

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04567 259800

+919894492148

E-mail

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cee_anand@yahoo.com

Profile:

Dr. C. Anand is working as Assistant Professor in the Centre for Marine Finfish Culture, Mandapam, Ramanathapuram Dt. from December 2014 onwards. He joined the Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University on 29.02.2012 as Assistant Professor and worked in Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thoothukudi until November 2012. When the Fisheries College and Research Institute was upgraded into Tamil Nadu Fisheries University he worked for Institute of Fisheries Technology, Nagapattinam one of its constituent unit till December 2014. He has eight and half years of working experience in the field of aquaculture especially mariculture. In the past he worked as Assistant Technical Manager in the Grouper Project of Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture (RGCA-www.mpeda.com) at Port Blair, Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands for nearly three years where he has worked on the husbandry, breeding and larviculture of the tiger groupers and acquired hands-on experience. Later he joined the National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT-www.niot.res.in) as Project Scientist and worked for two years on the breeding and culture of marine finfishes in the Open Sea Cage Culture Programme of NIOT. He has travelled to South-East Asian Countries like Indonesia and Philippines to undertake training on Grouper Hatchery Production and Marine Finfish Culture respectively. He has graduated with a B.F.Sc degree from Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thoothukkudi during 1995-2000. He has completed his post-graduation (M.F.Sc degree in Mariculture) and his doctorate (under Fish and Fishery Science) from Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI-www.cmfri.org.in) at Kochi during 2000-2007 in the state of Kerala, where he has worked on the endocrinological, molecular and genetic aspects of the thornycheek grouper, Epinephelus diacanthus. He is also a Scuba Schools International (SSI) certified open water diver (Licence No: 791197K2205749133616-IN).

Current Projects:

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Title of the Project

PI and Co-PI of the Project

Funds (in Rs.)

Funding Agency

1.     

Establishment of Marine Finfish Hatchery System at Mandapam

Co-PI

184 Lakhs

National Agricultural Development Project

2.     

Employment Generation and Enhancement of Income in Fisheries Sector through Skill Development Programme

Co-PI

49.0 Lakhs

Tamil Nadu Skill Development Mission

Completed Projects:

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Title of the Project

PI and Co-PI of the Project

Funds (in Rs.)

Funding Agency

1.     

Training and Demonstration for Three Hundred Fish Farmers

Co-PI

4.75 Lakhs

National Fisheries Development Board

 

Honour and Awards:

  • Recipient of TANUVAS U.G Merit Scholarship during 1995-1999.
  • TANUVAS Alumni Association Medal for the best B.F.Sc Student for 1995-1999 batch
  • G.Rangaswamy’s Prize for the best B.F.Sc Student for 1995-1999 batch.
  • T.Gopalan Nair Memorial Medal for the best B.F.Sc Student for 1995-1999 batch.
  • Recipient of CIFE Fellowship for Post-graduation during the year 2000-2002.
  • Recipient of CIFE Fellowship for Doctorate during the year 2002-2006.
  • Appreciation Award from the Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, TNFU for the efforts towards land acquisition process at Nagore, Panangudi, Nagapattinam for the newly formed University.