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Accreditations and Awards

Accreditations

  • Recognized by Manonmaniam Sundaranar University of Govt. of Tamil Nadu as “Research Centre”, leading to Ph.D. programme.
  • Recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC) of Govt. of India.
  • Identified Institution by the Government of India for Environmental Monitoring of the Sethusamudram Ship Canal Project (SSCP).
  • Identified Institution by the Tamil Nadu State Coastal Zone Management Authorityfor Coastal Baseline Studies and Monitoring including Marine Water and Sediment Quality; Heavy Metals in Organisms; Fish Catch; Under Water Survey and Monitoring of Coral, Seagrass Beds and Associated Fauna and Flora and Fish Population.

Awards

  • Awarded “Dr. Guruswamy Mudaliar Award” for the year 2012, by Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu for the excellent contribution in the field of Environmental Management an Protection .
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