The V.O. Chidambaram College, with an objective to collaborate with industries, has initiated a collaborative research programme with Sesa Sterlite Limited, Tuticorin since December 2013. The main focus of this collaborative work is to study the impact of climate change on marine fisheries and coast line changes along Tuticorin coast. For this collaborative research programme, Sesa Sterlite Limited has sanctioned an amount of Rs. 6, 00,000-00 for a period of two years. Dr. C. Veerabahu , Principal, V.O. Chidambaram College is the Principal Investigator of this programme and Dr. A. Murugan, Assistant Professor, PG & Research Department of Zoology is the Co-Investigator.