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Ongoing Projects 2019 - 2020

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Project Title

Project Team

CRUSTACEAN CULTURE DIVISION

Institute Funded Projects

1.

Breeding biology, reproductive challenges and larviculture of candidate crustacean species of brackishwater aquaculture

PI: Dr. C. P. Balasubramanian

Co-PIs:

Dr. M. Jayanthi, Dr. A. Panigrahi, Dr. S. Kannappan, Dr. P. Nila Rekha,

Dr. P. Shyne Anand,

Ms. L. Christina, Dr. T.N. Vinay, Dr. N.S. Sudheer,

Shri Jose Antony, Shri R. Aravind, Shri I.F. Biju, Dr. K.C. Neethu, Shri K.P. Sandeep

2.

Technological backstopping and promotion of sustainable aquaculture in west coast with particular reference to the state Gujarat

PI: Dr.C.P. Balasubramanian Coordinator: Shri Pankaj Amrut Patil

Co-PIs:

Dr. M. Kailasam, Shri Jose Antony,

Shri Tanveer Hussain,

Dr.P.K. Patil,Dr. P. Mahalakshmi, Dr. R. Saraswathy,

Dr. K. Ambasankar

3.

Novel approaches for technology refinement and upscaling of diversified systems and species of shrimp for sustainable development

PI: Dr. A. Panigrahi

Co-PIs:

Dr. M. Jayanthi,

Dr. C.P. Balasubramanian, Dr. P. Nila Rekha,

Dr. S. Kannappan, Dr. P. Shyne Anand,

Ms. L. Christina, Shri R. Aravind, Shri Jose Antony,

Dr. N.S. Sudheer, Shri I.F. Biju, Dr. T.N. Vinay, Dr. K. Ambasankar, Dr. R. Geetha,

Dr. T.K. Ghoshal, Dr. M. Kumaran, Dr. P. E. Praveena, Dr. Sanjoy Das,

Dr. Suvana Sukumaran, Shri Pankaj Amrut Patil, Dr. S. Sivagnanam, Shri S. Rajamanickam

Externally Funded Projects

4.

Healthy Shrimp and ‘GIFT’ tilapia production through bio-floc based farming system: Development of technology and standard operating procedure (Funded by DBT)

PI: Dr. A. Panigrahi

PI: Dr. S. Felix, VC, TNJFU Co-PIs:

Dr. M. Shashi Shekhar, Dr. P. Nila Rekha,

Dr. K.P. Kumaraguru Vasagam

Dr. Antony Cheryl, TNJFU

Dr. A. Gopalakannan, TNJFU

5.

Optimization of aerators use to reduce production cost of shrimps under different brackishwater farming conditions (Funded by NFDB)

PI: Dr. M. Jayanthi

Co-PIs: Dr. T. Ravisankar, Dr. M. Muralidhar, Dr. R. Saraswathy, Dr. Aritra Bera

6.

Mapping of coastal resources and identifying suitable barckishwater areas for integrated multi-trophic Aquaculture (IMTA) in Maharashtra (Funded by IMTA Maharashtra)

PI: Dr. M. Jayanthi

Co-PIs:

Dr. C.P. Balasubramanian

Dr. M. Muralidhar, Dr. K.P. Kumaraguru Vasagam, Dr. P. Kumararaja,

Shri Pankaj Amrut Patil

7.

Identifying suitable brackishwater lands for increasing aquaculture area in the coastal states of India with reference to environmental conditions and regulation using multi criteria decision support system- Extra Mural – ICAR (Funded by ICAR)

PI: Dr. M. Jayanthi

Co-PIs: Dr. M. Muralidhar Shri J. Ashok Kumar Dr. R. Saraswathy

8.

Coastal watershed based surface and subsurface salinity mapping and modelling of Thiruvallur and Kanchipuram districts, Tamilnadu for sustainable aquaculture (Funded by NABARD)

PI: Dr. Nila Rekha

Co-PI: Dr. C.P. Balasubramanian

FINFISH CULTURE DIVISION

Institute Funded Projects

9.

Application of improved techniques for captive maturation, assessment of reproductive biology, system development of induced breeding larval rearing and seed production of brackishwater candidate finfish species.

PI: Dr. M. Kailasam

Co-PIs:

Dr. M. Makesh, Dr. Satyanarayan Sethi, Dr. K.P. Kumaraguru Vasagam, Dr. Krishna Sukumaran,

Dr. G. Biswas,

Dr. Prem Kumar, Dr. Aritra Bera,

Smt. Babita Mandal, Smt. M.U. Rekha, Shri Pankaj Amrut Patil,

Shri Tanveer Hussain, Shri Dani Thomas, Shri R. Subburaj

10.

Development and evaluation of novel culture technologies for candidate brackishwater finfishes for sustainable aquaculture

PI:Dr. M. Makesh

Co-PIs:

Dr. M. Kailasam, Dr. Satyanarayan Sethi, Dr. K.P. Kumaraguru Vasagam, Dr. Krishna Sukumaran,

Dr. G. Biswas, Dr. Prem Kumar,

Dr. Aritra Bera, Smt. Babita Mandal, Smt. M.U. Rekha, Shri Tanveer Hussain, Shri Dani Thomas, Shri Pankaj Amrut Patil ,

Shri R. Subburaj

Externally Funded Projects

11.

Development of brackishwater aquariculture through optimisation of captive breeding protocols of potential and emerging ornamental fish species, technology transfer and livelihood generation. Network – ICAR (Funded by ICAR)

PI:Dr. M. Kailasam

Co-PI :

Dr. Satyanarayan Sethi Dr. Krishna Sukumaran Dr. G. Biswas

Ms. Babita Mandal

Shri Dani Thomas, Shri Tanveer Hussain

Dr. Raymond Jani Angel,

Shri T. Sivaramakrishnan, Dr. K.C. Neethu

AQUATIC ANIMAL HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL DIVISION

Institute Funded Projects

12.

Prevention and management strategies for viral, microbial diseases of candidate species in brackishwater aquaculture

Dr. S. V. Alavandi

Co-PI :

Dr. K.K. Vijayan,

Dr. K.P. Jithendran,

Dr. M. Poornima, Dr. P.K. Patil, Dr. S. K. Otta, Dr. Sanjoy Das, Dr. P. Ezhil Praveena,

Dr. R. Ananda Raja, Dr. Sujeet Kumar,

Dr. T. Bhuvaneswari, Dr. Vidya Rajendran, Shri T. Sathish Kumar, Smt. Mary Lini,

Shri Joseph Sahaya Rajan Associates from other division:

 Dr. M. Makesh, Dr. N. Lalitha,

Dr. Prem Kumar, Ms. Leesa Priyadarsini,

13.

Abiotic stress management for enhanced productivity and environmentally sustainable shrimp farming

PI: Dr. M. Muralidhar

Co-PIs:

Dr. R. Saraswathy, Dr. N. Lalitha, Dr. P. Kumararaja, Dr. Satheesha Avunje, Dr. Suvana Sukumaran , Dr. A. Nagavel

Associates from other division:

Dr.M. Jayanthi

Dr. J. Syama Dayal

Externally Funded Projects

14.

National surveillance programme for Aquatic Animal Health (Funded by NFDB)

PI: Dr. S. V. Alavandi

Co-PIs:

Dr. K.K. Vijayan,

Dr. K.P. Jithendran, Dr. M. Poornima,

Dr. Sanjoy Das, Dr. Sujeet Kumar,

Dr. P. Ezhil Praveena, Dr. T. Bhuvaneswari, Shri T. Sathish Kumar, Dr. R. Ananda Raja,

Dr. Vidya Rajendran, Dr. Joseph Sahaya Rajan

15.

All India Network Project on Fish Health (Funded by ICAR)

National Coordinator: Dr. K.K. Vijayan

PI: Dr. P.K. Patil

Co-PIs:

Dr. S.V. Alavandi, Dr. S.K. Otta, Dr. R. Ananda Raja, Dr. T. Bhuvaneswari, Dr. Satheesha Avunje, Dr. M. Makesh,

Dr. R. Saraswathy, Dr. N. Lalitha, Dr. P. Kumararaja, Dr. C.V. Sairam, Dr. T. Ravisankar, Dr. R. Geetha

16.

Development of diagnostics and vaccines for sustainable aquaculture (Funded by ICAR)

PI: Dr. M. Makesh

Co-PIs: Dr. S.V. Alavandi, Dr.S.K. Otta, Dr. P. E. Praveena, Dr.T. Sathish Kumar, Dr.M. Poornima, Dr.K.P. Jithendran, Dr.P.K. Patil, , Dr. T. Bhuvaneswari, Dr. Satheesha Avunje, Dr. Vidya Rajendran, Dr. R. Ananda Raja, Dr. Sujeet Kumar, Dr. Joseph Sayaharajan

17.

Network Project on Anti-microbial resistance (Funded by ICAR)

PI: Dr. S.K. Otta

Co-PIs:

Dr. Satheesha Avunje,

Dr. Vidya Rajendran

18.

National Initiatives on Climate Resilient Agriculture-Impact of climate change on aquaculture and mitigation options for minimizing greenhouse gases from aquaculture sector (Funded by ICAR )

PI: Dr. M. Muralidhar

Co-PIs:

Dr. M. Jayanthi ,

Dr. J. Syama Dayal, Dr. A. Panigrahi, Dr. M. Kumaran, Dr. R. Saraswathy, Dr. S.K. Otta, Shri J. Ashok Kumar, Dr. N. Lalitha, Dr. P. Kumararaja,

Dr. Aritra Bera, Dr. Satheesha Avunje, Dr. Suvana Sukumaran, Dr. A. Nagavel

NUTRITION, GENETICS & BIOTECHNOLOGY DIVISION

Institute Funded Projects

19.

Application of advanced molecular and bioinformatic tools for improvement of brackishwater fish and shellfish

PI: Dr. M. Shashi Shekhar

Co-PIs:

Dr. K.K. Vijayan

Dr. Sherly Tomy

Dr. K. Vinaya Kumar

Dr. B. Sivamani

Shri J. Ashok Kumar

Dr. J. Raymond Jani Angel

Ms. Misha Soman

Smt. M.U. Rekha

20.

Novel approaches for development and improvement of sustainable shrimp and fish feeds

PI: Dr. K. Ambasankar

Co-PIs:

Dr. J. Syama Dayal

Dr. T.K. Ghoshal

Dr. Debasis De

Dr. K.P. Kumaraguru Vasagam

Shri K.P. Sandeep

Ms. Leesa Priyadarshini

Dr. T. Sivaramakrishnan

Externally Funded Projects

21.

Outreach activity on fish feed and Nutrient profiling of brackishwater fish and shrimp (Funded by ICAR )

PI: Dr. K. Ambasankar

Co-PIs:

Dr. J. Syama Dayal, Dr. T.K. Ghoshal, Dr. Debasis De, Dr. K.P. Kumaraguru Vasagam, Ms. Leesa Priyadarsini Shri T. Sivaramakrishnan

22.

Whole genome sequencing of Indian white shrimp Penaeus indicus (Funded by ICAR)

PI: Dr. M. S. Shekhar

Co-PIs:

Dr. C. P. Balasubramanian,

Shri J. Ashok Kumar, Dr. K. Vinaya Kumar, Dr. S.K. Otta

23.

Poverty alleviation through prevention and future control of the two major socio-economically important diseases in Asian Aquaculture (Funded by DBT)

PI: Dr. M. S. Shekhar

Co-PIs: Dr. K.K. Vijayan, Dr. K. Vinaya Kumar, Mr. T. Sathish Kumar

24.

Network Project on Agricultural Bioinformatics and computational Biology (Funded by ICAR )

PI: Shri J. Ashok Kumar

Co-PIs:

Dr. S.V. Alavandi , Dr. M. Shashi Shekhar, Dr. K. Vinaya Kumar

Dr. Satheesha Avunje, Dr. Joseph Sahaya Rajan, Dr. Monendra Grover

SOCIAL SCIENCE DIVISION

Institute Funded Projects

25.

Research on socio-economic, frontline extension and information technology for sustainable brackishwater aquaculture sector

PI: Dr. C.V. Sairam

Co-PIs: Dr. T. Ravisankar, Dr. B. Shanthi, Dr. D. Deboral Vimala, Dr. M. Kumaran

Dr. P. Mahalakshmi, Dr. R. Geetha, Dr. K.C. Neethu

Externally Funded Projects

26.

Demonstration of brackishwater cage culture of Asian seabass Lates calcarifer in diverse larval systems for alternate livelihood and societal development in coastal districts of Maharashtra (Funded by Mangrove cell, Maharashtra )

PI: Dr.C.V. Sairam

Co-PIs:

Dr. M. Kailasam, Dr. C.P. Balasubramanian

Dr. Pankaj Patil,

Shri Tanveer Hussain

Shri T. Sivaramakrishnan,

Shri K.P. Sandeep

27.

Cage culture in brackishwaters of Puducherry and karaikal regions of Puducherry Union Territory – A feasibility study (Funded by FIMSUL)

PI: Dr. M. Kumaran

Co-PIs:

Dr.M. Jayanthi

Dr. D. Deboral Vimala

Dr. C.V. Sairam

Dr. M. Muralidhar

Dr. K.P. Kumaraguru vasagam

Smt. Babita Mandal

Shri R. Subburaj

28.

Knowledge and Economic Empowerment of women, tribal and their families in coastal villages of Tamil Nadu through adoption of brackishwater aquaculture and allied technologies integrated with societal development programmes (Funded by CPCL)

PI: Dr. B. Shanthi

Co-PI : Dr.C.V. Sairam,

Shri T. Sivaramakrishnan

29.

Sustainable livelihood models for resource poor fish farmers/fisher folks in Nagapattinam district of Tamilnadu for doubling their income (Funded by CPCL)

PI: Dr.D. Deboral Vimala

Co-PI : Dr. M.Kumaran

Dr. K.P. Kumaraguru Vasagam Dr.P. Nila Rekha, Dr.P. Mahalakshmi Ms. Babita Mandal

30.

Development and Validation of Smart Aquaculture Model (SAM): Application of ICT and Data analytics for sustainable shrimp aquaculture (Funded by NASF)

PI: Dr.M. Kumaran

Co-PI : Dr. M. Muralidhar, Dr. D. Deboral Vimala Dr. K. Ambasankar, Dr. P. Mahalakshmi Shri J. Ashok Kumar, Dr.T. Sathish Kumar, Shri Jose Antony, Shri S. Nagarajan

KAKDWIP RESEARCH CENTRE

Institute Funded Projects

31.

Development and dissemination of economically viable and sustainable brackishwater aquaculture technologies for livelihood improvement of small and marginal farmers of Indian Sundarbans.

PI: Dr. Debasis De

Co-PIs:

Dr.T.K. Ghoshal,

Dr. Sanjoy Das, Dr. G. Biswas,

Dr. Prem Kumar, Ms. L. Christina, Smt. Leesa Priyadarsani, Smt. Babita Mandal

Externally Funded Projects

32.

Elucidation of molecular mechanism of dopamine action on final oocyte maturation of Goldspot mullet (Lisa parzia, Hamilton, 1822) (Funded by DBT)

PI: Dr. Prem Kumar

Co-PIs:

Dr. G. Biswas, Dr.T.K. Ghoshal