Third constituent Fisheries College and Research Institute of Tamil Nadu Fisheries University has been sanctioned at Thalainayeru, Vedharanyam Taluk of Nagapattinam District with the budget outlay Rs.68.16crores.The foundation stone for the first phase construction of buildings for an estimate of Rs.12.25Crores was laid by the Honorable Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Th. Edappadi K. Palanisamy on 08.11.2017 through video conferencing. A ceremony was conducted for proposing vote of thanks to the Honorable Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu at Thalainayeru. The District Collector Dr.S.Sureshkumar, IAS, Dr.S.Felix, Vice–Chancellor, Tamil Nadu Fisheries University, Dr.A.Srinivasan Registrar i/c, and Dr.K.Gopal, MP-Nagapattinam constituency were present on the occasion. Dr.B.Sundaramoorthy, Dean i/c, staff and students were also attended programme.