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National Fish Farmers Day 2018 &  inaugural of CARPS

"National Fish Farmers Day 2018", inaugural function of "Center for Applied Research on Problematic Soils (CARPS) and Mobile soil and water testing lab was held on 17-07-2018 in the College Auditorium.

Minister for Fisheries and Animal Husbandry Venkatrao Nadagouda Inaugurated CARPS and launching the golden jubilee celebration of the College of Fisheries, CARPS has been set up in the renovated 1946 building located near the Krishi Vignan Kendra on the premises of the College of Fisheries.

The Minister also flagged off a mobile soil and water testing vehicle of the centre on the occasion. Mangaluru City South MLA D. Vedavyas Kamath also spoke. Zilla Panchayat President Meenakshi Shantigodu; Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries University, Bidar, Vice Chancellor H D Narayanaswamy;  Hon'ble board members (KVAFSU); Registrar Dr. H. Shivanandamurthy, and Fisheries Department Director H S Veerappa Gowda were also present.

Shivakumar Magada, professor for Aquatic Biology in the college and the head of KVK, Mangaluru, said the Centre would do collaborative research on improving the condition of problematic soils. He said there were 10 lakh hectares under problematic soils in the State, a majority in Raichur and Ballari districts.

 

Aquaculture Technician Training

A skill development program on Aquaculture Technician Training was organized by the Department of Aquaculture, College of Fisheries, Mangaluru with funding support from National Fisheries Development Board, Hyderabad for 25 participants of Dakshina Kannada for a period of 25 days from 12.06.2018 to 07.07.2018. The training covered various aspects of fish farming like pond reparation to grow-out of table fish. The training constituted 70 hours of theory and 130 hours of practical as envisaged by Agricultural Skill Council of India (ASCI).

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Awareness programme for Fishermen 2018 by  Meteorological Center

The Meteorological Center, Bengaluru has conducted a half day awarness workshop for the fisherman associations and fisheries officials on .

At a workshop on fisheries warning organised by the Meteorological Centre, Bengaluru, in association with Department of Fisheries and College of Fisheries on Wednesday, 27th June 2018 , Dr. M.N. Venugopal, Dean (Fisheries) said, fishermen should be aware of prevailing weather conditions before venturing into deep sea fishing.

Training on safety at sea should be imparted to all fishermen, to handle the inclement weather conditions in the sea. The fishermen should be equipped with latest communication systems while venting into fishing, he added.

He urged fishermen not to ignore the weather forecast issued by the India Meteorological Department while venturing into deep sea fishing. A holistic approach to safety management system is the need of the hour. An accident database needs to be maintained so that preventive measures can be taken to check mishaps next year.

Dr Venugopal said Fisheries and Port Department, Coast Guard and Navy should work in coordination in times of distress.

Fisheries Department Deputy Director Parshwanath said life jackets, GPS fish finder, and all safety equipment are mandatory in fishing boats.

Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services, Meteorological Department, disaster management cells issue weather forecasts which are circulated among the fishermen community.

National Fish Workers Forum Vice President Vasudeva Boloor said that the government should work on pension for fishermen. Training should be imparted to all fishermen.

Stating that boat mishaps occur while entering the estuary, he said failing to take up the dredging work results in mishaps. Fisheries Ministry should be constituted separately, in the interest of the fishermen community. (9.6 lakh people in fishing)

Meteorological Centre (Bengaluru) Director Geetha Agnihothri said a total of 9.6 lakh people are engaged in fishing in the state. The total production from fisheries sector in 2016-17 was 11.4 million tonnes. Wind, salinity and inclement weather conditions have a major impact on fisheries.


International Day of Yoga & Yoga Camp - 2018

was celebrated in the College on June 21st, 2018 at 4.30 PM. The Yoga Day was inaugurated by Mrs. Poornima Rao (Sri Sahara Nature Cure Center, Car Street, Mangaluru), Dr. Vinutha D'Souza (Yoga Trainer, Sri Sahara Nature Cure Center, Car Street, Mangaluru) was the guest of honour., Dr. A.T. Ramachandra Naik (NSS Programme Officer, CoF, M'luru) briefed about the International Yoga Day, Mr. Manoj Kumar, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Physical Education, welcomed the gathering followed by the chief guest speech. Dr. S.M. Shivaprakash (Dean i/c -Fisheries) presided over the function.

A 7 day Yoga camp which commensed from 14th June by Dr. Vinutha D'Souza (Yoga Trainer, Sri Sahara Nature Cure Center, Car Street, Mangaluru) was also concluded.


NRI of the year award to our alumni Prof. B. Venkatesh 

Prof B. Venkatesh (BFSc 1974 batch) has been awarded the “NRI of the Year 2017” (Professionals)” Award by TIMES NOW group and ICICI 


World Environment Day and World Ocean Day 2018

World Environment Day and World Ocean Day 2018 was celebrated in collaboration with Dept. of Aquatic Environment Management- College of Fisheries, NSS, and Ministry of Environment and Forestry and Climate change, GoI, New Delhi and Anti Pollution Drive Foundation, Mangalore on 08-06-2018 at 2:30 pm in the Prof. HPC Shetty Hall with the theme "Prevent plastic pollution and encourage solution for a healthy ocean"

The programme was inaugurated by Dr. Mahesh Kumar U, deputy director, Dept. of Fisheries, GoK, DK motivated the gathering, Aquatic life can be protected by preventing the dumping of plastic wastes into the sea.

Mr. Abdul Rehman was the chief guest also inspired and said that, segregating the plastic waste can help in greatly reducing the pollution.

Dr. M.N. Venugopal, Dean (Fisheries) presided over the function. NSS coordinator Dr. A. T. Ramachandra Naik was also present, Dr. Gangadhara Gowda, Programme coordinator welcomed the gathering. 

The programme was followed by planting the saplings and thereafter cleaning of campus by the students and staff.


“BEAT PLASTIC POLLUTION”
WORLD ENVIRONMENTAL DAY 2018

The Ministry of Environment, Forest, Ecology & Climate change undertook cleaning of beaches and river stretches in the country. World Environment DAY Programme from 01.06.2018 to 05.06.2018 in Panambur  and Malpe Beach of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi district organized the event in association with Ministry of Environment, Forest, Ecology & Climate change, Govt. of Karnataka, District Administration, Dakshina Kannada & Udupi, College of Fisheries and Sahyadri College of Engineering & Management, Mangaluru.

World Environment Day is celebrated on a tag line of “Beat plastic pollution”.  World Environment Day Programme from 01.06.2018 to 05.06.2018 in Panambur Beach Mangalore and Malpe Beach Udupi in cleaning plastic wastage and creating awareness against usage of plastic, effecting the environment in participation with different Government departments, eco clubs, self help groups, associations and school, college children and local community.

The week-long Beach cleaning programme was launched on 1.6.2018, at Panambur beach. Different line departments of Environment and Ecology, Department of Fisheries and students of College of Fisheries, Sahyadri Engineering college, NGOs and the general public actively participated in the beach cleaning programme, a stretch of 3.0 km of the beach was cleaned.

Nearly two truckloads of plastic garbage was picked up from the beach and disposed of with the help of City Corporation. Dr S.M. Shivaprakash Dean, College of Fisheries, Mangaluru inaugurated and addressed the volunteers, he explained about the cleanness of the beaches and the negative impact of plastic on marine life. Dr S.R. Someshakar Professor, Dr Lakshmipathi M.T. Associate Professor, College of Fisheries, Mangalore were the coordinators of the programme. Dr Dinesh Kumar, Regional Director Environment, Utthappa S, Ministry of Environment, Mahesh Kumar Deputy Director Fisheries, Dr Srinivas Rao K. Principal Sahyadri college of Engineering and Management. Shreelatha U A, Academic Administrative Officer, Yateesh Bikampady, coordinator Beach Management Committee, officials from various school and colleges, Industrial staffs, Press and Media persons were present and lend their hands in cleaning the beach.  

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Saturday 2nd June 2018 at Thannir Bhavi Beach.

Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Govt. of India, in collaboration with College of Fisheries, Mangaluru, District Administration, Dakshina Kannada and Sahyadri College of Engineering & Management initiated a week-long Beach cleaning programme which continued on 2 June 2018, at the Thannir Bavi beach. Different line departments of Environment and Ecology, Department of Fisheries and students of College of Fisheries, Sahyadri Engineering College, Aided Vidhya Dayeeni high school, Surathkal, Koloor high school Mangalore and Bertrand Russell high school, Bikampady participated actively in the beach cleaning programme.

Nearly a truckload of plastic garbage was picked up from the beach and disposed of with help of the City Corporation. Shreelatha U A, Academic Administrative Officer, Sahyadri College, Mangaluru addressed the volunteers and explained about the cleanness of the beaches. Shreelatha U A and Dr S.R. Someshakar Professor, College of Fisheries, Mangaluru were the coordinators of the programme. Dr Dinesh Kumar, Regional Director Environment, Mahesh Kumar, Deputy Director Fisheries, Press and Media persons were present and lend their hands in cleaning the beach.

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03-06-2018 at Bengre Beach

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04-06-2018 at Bengre Beach

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05-06-2018 at Pananburu Beach

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College Day 2018

The College of Fisheries, Mangalore held its annual college day on 9th of April 2018.

The programme began by welcoming of the guests followed by lighting of the lamp,

Chief Guest - Dr H. D. Narayana Swamy , Vice Chancellor, KVAFSU, Bidar,

Guests of Honour - Dr N. K. Vijayan, Principal, Expert PU College, Valachil, Mangaluu, Dr. H. Shivananda Murthy, Registrar KVAFSU, Bidar, Dr. B.V. Shivaprakash, Director of Research, KVAFSU, Bidar. Dr. U. S. Biradar, Director of Extension, KVAFSU, Bidar and Dr. M.N. Venugopal, Dean (Fisheries), College of Fisheries presided over the function.

Dr. Mridula Rajesh, Asst. Professor (FRM) & Staff Advisor, presented the annual college report highlighting the achievements of the college. The consistent performance of the college was appreciated by the dignitaries especially in the field of research and innovation.

Dr H. D. Narayana Swamy, in his rousing address, inspired the graduating students students to envision their future goals and to pursue it with dedication, commitment and perseverance.  He stressed the importance of ceaseless learning in the profession and encouraged the students to pursue excellence in the field of research and innovation. He hoped that the novel graduates would achieve success in all their future endeavors and would return as proud alumni to their Alma Mater .

The guests of honor, who also spoke about confidence in the graduates to uphold the traditions of College of Fisheries, Mangalore by excelling in the upcoming exams and wished them success.

Prizes were distributed to the students who were excelled in academics and to the winners of various competitions held on account of College day. The function concluded by the vote of thanks followed by cultural programme.

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Annual Sports day 2017 - 2018


Workshop on "Responsible Fisheries"  by Dept. of Fisheries Resources and Management

Workshop on "Responsible Fisheries" organized by the Department of Fisheries Resources and Management on 21-03-2018 at 10:00 AM in the Prof. H.P.C. Shetty Hall.

The workshop was inaugurated by Prof. S.L. Shanubhogue, Former Director of Instruction, College of Fisheries. Dr. Prathibha Rohith, Head, Pelagic Fisheries Division, Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute was the Chief guest and Resource persons Mr. Mahesh Kumar, Asst. Director of Fisheries, Mangalore.

Dr. S.M. Shivaprakash, Professor and Head (FRM), College of Fisheries. were also present on the occasion.



Saagarakanya 2018 - International Womens Day day was celebrated in the college on 15-03-2018 at 3:00 am.

The program begun with a prayer song. Dr. Mridula Rajesh., Chairperson of Girls/Women Grievance Redressal Committee, welcomed the gathering and introduced the chief guest, followed by lighting of the lamp.

Prof. Hilda Rayappan, Founder & Director, Prajna Counselling Center, Falnir, Mangalore, was the chief guest, who motivated and inspired the women and girl students by her inspirational and energetic talk. She also focused the triumph of women and their importance in society as well as in every aspects of peoples life.

Dr. Gangadhara Gowda, In-charge Dean and Head of the Division, College of Fisheries, Mangalore, had presided over the function. The committee members were also present. The function continued with various cultural activities. The programme the concluded with the vote of thanks by Mrs. Vandana K., Asst. Professor (Statistics).

 


World Wetlands Day 2018

World Wetlands Day 2018 celebrated in the college by Karnataka Science and Technology Academy in collaboration with Department of Aquatic Environment Management(AEM), College of Fisheries  on 2nd February 2018 at 10:00 am in Prof. H.P.C. Shetty hall.

Dr. H. Gangadhara Gowda, Head of the Divisions & Professor and Head - Department of AEM was the program coordinator, who welcomed the dignitaries with the brief introduction.
Dr. H. Shivananda Murthy, Registrar KVAFSU, Bidar and Dr. K.N. Ganeshaiah, Former Director of Instruction (PGS) UAS, Bengaluru were the Chief guests. Dr. M.R. Ravi, Chief Executive Officer, Zilla Panchayat D.K. inaugurated the function by lighting the lamp along with other dignitaries.

Dr. M. R. Ravi and Dr. H. Shivananda Murthy spoke about the citizen duty towards safeguarding and sustaining of the wetlands for urban future, advantages etc. and motivated the audience. The function concluded by the Vote of Thanks by Dr. Lakshmipathi M.T., Associate professor.  The function was followed by a talk by Dr. K.N. Ganeshaiah, which was extended throughout the day.



KVAFSU Inter-collegiate teacher's sports meet 2017-18

KVAFSU Inter-collegiate teacher's sports meet was held at the Basketball Court of the College on Friday, the 12th January 2018 at 10:00 am. The function began with the invocation song by Miss Chetana J. R. followed by the welcome speech by Dr. S.R. Somashekar.

The sports meet was officially declared by hoisting the KVAFSU sports flag by Dr. R.V. Prasad, Hon'ble Vice Chancellor, accompanied by board members of the university, registrar, director of student welfare, director of extension and dean fihseries.  Meanwhile Dr. R. V. Prasad addressed the inaugural by delivering a memorable speech. He stressed on the importance of sports not only for the Students but also for the Teachers and Non teaching staffs of the college and university. He had also motivated the minds about how sports can improve the quality of education and personal life.

Followed by the speech, the dignitaries released the KVAFSU calendar. Hon'ble board member Shri. Nagabhushan Kamthane, Dr. H. Shivananda Murthy Registrar KVAFSU, Dr. S.M. Shivaprakash Director of Extension also spoke about the importance of teachers participation in sports. Dr. M. N. Venugopal Dean  (Fisheries) presided over the function.

Oath taking of the participants was fulfilled by Dr. S.K. Girisha, Asst. Professor (Fisheries Microbiology). The inaugural function was concluded and sports events were continued on for the day and next day.

The valedictory function was held on 13th January, 2018 at 7:30 pm with zeal and adoration. The function begun with the invocation by Miss Chetana followed by the welcome speech by Mr. Manoj Kumar, Asst. Professor Physical Education who was also the organizing the secretary for the function.

Dr. Shivanada Murthy, Registrar KVAFSU Bidar, Yashwanth Kumar, DSW KVAFSU Bidar, Dr. Indresh, President ATKVAFSU were the chief guests who addressed the gathering thereafter.

Dr. M.N. Venugopal, Dean (Fisheries) presided over the function. Dr. Shivanada Murthy distributed the prizes to the winners of the events and then lowered the Sports Flag. The program concluded by singing the National Anthem.

The following teachers had bagged the laurels for College of Fisheries

Badminton Singles (Women) Dr. Supreetha B. U. Winner
Badminton Doubles (Women) Dr. Supreetha B.U. & Ms. Swathi Runners
Chess Dr. Kumar Naik Winner
Carrom Doubles Dr. Suresh T & Lakshmisha I.P. Winners
Badminton Singles Mr. Manoj Kumar Runner
Badminton Doubles Dr. Shivakumar Magada & Dr. Girisha S.K. Winners
Table Tennis Doubles Dr. Shivakumar Magada & Dr. Girisha S.K. Winners



Cultural Day and Ethnic day (GOLD FISH 2018)

GOLD FISH 2018 - Cultural and Ethnic day celebrated in the college on 11-09-2018 at 10:00 am in the college auditorium.

The program begun with a prayer song by Miss Chetana. Dr. Shivakumar M., Chairman of Fine arts club, welcomed the gathering and introduced the chief guest, followed by lighting of the lamp.

Dr. Gangadhara Gowda, Head of the Division was the chief guest, who motivated and inspired the students by his valuable speech on this occasion.

Dr M N Venugopal, Dean, College of Fisheries, Mangalore, had presided over the function. Staff advisors Dr. Shashidhar Badami, Dr. Mridula Rajesh, Member of the  Fine arts club Dr. Lakshmipathi M.T. was also present. The function continued with various cultural competitions and events. Student president Mr. Channesh finally proposed the vote of thanks.

This was an occasion for all our students to display their talents and also dress up in traditional attire. Various students displayed their talents in dance, singing and acting etc and various inter class competitions were also held.



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