The Vice- Chancellor and Director of Research i/c of Tamil Nadu Fisheries University visited Mumbai on the invitation of the Director, ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education for signing MoU on 04.09.2017. Dr.N.K. Chadha, Principal Scientist & Head, Division of Aquaculture took the officials of TNFU to various Divisions of CIFE located in both the old and new campuses. The Divisions visited are the Fisheries Resources Management & Post-Harvest, Aquaculture, Fish Health & Aquatic Environment Management, Fish Nutrition, Biochemistry & Physiology, Fish Biotechnology, Genetics & Breeding, and Social Sciences. Apart from that, a visit was also made to the ICAR-Mumbai Research Centre of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI).
A MoU was later signed between TNFU & CIFE by the Director of Research i/c, TNFU, Dr. G. Jeyasekaran and the Dean, CIFE, Dr. N.P. Sahu in the presence of the Vice Chancellor, Dr. S. Felix, and various Heads of the Divisions of CIFE, Dr.AparnaChaudhari, Dr. B.B. Nayak, andDr. S.N. Oja. Besides that, Senior Officers ofCIFE, Shri.AbhayMudgal and Shri. Rahul Kumar attended the event.
The signed MoU between TNFU & CIFE shall help the students and staff / scientists of both the Universities to undertake joint research works / programmes in different fields of Fisheries Science for the overalldevelopment at National and International levels.
During the occasion, the TNFU Vice Chancellor, Dr. S. Felix presented a talk on “Responsible techno-innovations and integration in fisheries and aquaculture” for the benefits of the PG and Ph.D. students and scientists & researchers of CIFE, Mumbai.