The 67th Republic Day was celebrated at Fisheries College and Research Institute, Ponneri on 26th January 2016. The Dean hoisted the flag and delivered the Republic Day address, where he briefed the importance of the constitution and the great work done by the intellectual leaders of the country. He also announced the Appreciation Award to the Department of Aquaculture for their tireless efforts in developing the three centres namely Advanced Research Farm Facility, Madhavaram, Pulicat lake Research Field Facility , Pazhaverkadu and Brackish Water Research Farm Facility, Vaniyanchavadi. All the teaching faculty, Non – teaching faculty and students participated in the Republic day celebration. In this connection a Staff Vs Students Volley Ball match was conducted and the match was won by the staff team.