The Directorate of Extension Education of the Tamil Nadu Fisheries University is located at the TNFU premises, Nagapattinam. This Directorate is functioning with the objective of planning , co-ordination and execution of all extension programmes of the entire University in close consultation and co – operation with the line department and other organizations associated with the development of fisheries. The Directorate of Extension Education brings out extension publications and periodicals, organizes, radio programmes, TV programmes, exhibitions, awareness programmes etc., to disseminate fisheries technologies among the various stakeholders for adoption. The Directorate organizes various types of training programmes including entrepreneurial and skill development programmes for popularizing the new/improved fisheries technologies and for developing skilled man power for undertaking various tasks in the industrial units associated with fish production and processing. The Directorate brings out a farm magazine viz., Meenvala sudar, a quarterly magazine, published in Tamil for the benefit of aqua farmers, fisherfolk and fisheries entrepreneurs. TNFU Newsletter is another periodical published by the Directorate on the various activities of the University.
fisheries production and productivity of the state.