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Third Extension Education Council Meeting of TNFU

The third Extension Education Council (EEC) meeting of the Tamil Nadu Fisheries University (TNFU) was held at the FCRI, Ponneri on 16.03.2017 under the Chairmanship of Dr. K. Rathnakumar, Registrar and the Acting-Vice Chancellor, TNFU. All the Deans and Directors, Chairs of schools, Heads of out stations and nominated faculties of TNFU attended the meeting. Dr. K. Vasanthakumar, Former Registrar, Annamalai University and   Dr. D. Thiyagarajan, Former Director of Extension Education, TANUVAS, Chennai attended the meet  as external experts. Mr. G.Thiruvalarselvan (nominated member of the council),Mr. Sivaganam, Ponneri, Mr. Rajaraman, Chennai and Mr. R.Suresh Raja (farmer invitees) also attended the meeting. Dr. K. Rathnakumar, Registrar and Acting-Vice Chancellor, in his inaugural address, narrated the achievements of the University and the need for strengthening the extension activities to serve the stakeholders better. Dr. M. Nagoor Meeran, Director of Extension Education and Member Secretary of the EEC welcomed the gathering and presented a report on the extension activities carried out by the various institutes and centres of the University during the period from December 2015 to December 2016.   Dr. D. Sugumar, Director, CeFiMaPP, Chennai released the app “Know Ur fish” on this occasion.  Ongoing extension activities of the University and the ways and means to improve the extension activities were discussed in the meeting.