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The ethnic day was observed on 3rd June 2022, the Team Ocean Samaritans, II B.F.Sc. Students were organised the function, all the staff and students were in traditional dress and ramp walk was conducted for staff and students.

Fresher’s day programme was held on 3.06.2022, at 3.30 P.M. the newly recruited first year B.F.Sc students were welcomed by the second year B.F.Sc students. Mr. Datta Arote,Chief operating officer, Gadre Marine Export Pvt. Ltd. Maharashtra  was the inaugurator of the  function he spoke about the opportunities in fisheries sector, the chief guest Dr. Priyadarshini ,  Director  of Harsha Modern Diagnostics Centre , Mangalore, she spoke about the  Women empowerment and women health. The function was presided by Dr. Shivakumar Magada, Dean (Fisheries). The newly admitted first year BFSc students performed various cultural events.



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01 – 03 May, 2022

  • The Sport event ‘Swarna Kabaddi Cup 2022’ was conducted from 1st to 3rd May 2022 at boys’ hostel ground on the eve of Basava Jayanti. The tournament was organized in a professional way by the batch ‘SwarnaMatsya’ [IV BFSc students].
  • The tournament was inaugurated on 1st May 2022 at 9.30 am. by Dr. H N Anjaneyappa, Dean in-charge, COFM. The event was initiated with National Anthem. Mr. Manoj Kumar, Head, Dept. of Physical Education, Dr.Girisha S K, Head, Dept. of AAHM and Dr. Kumar NaikA S, Associate Professor were also present during the event and graced the inaugural function.
  • The Matches were played on league cum knockout. Five teams from boys section and four teams from girls section participated in the tournament. In league matches,
    • In Boy’s Section Aqua Tridents (III BFSc) and SwarnaMastya (IV BFSc) topped the game.
    • In Girl’s Section Ocean Samaritans (II BFSc) and SwarnaMastya (IV BFSc) topped the event.
  • Dr.Shivakumar M, Dean (Fisheries) inaugurated the final matches of Boys and Girls Section and motivated the students.
    The results of the tournament are as follows:










  • Dr. S R Somashekara, Head, Dept. of FESE, Mr. Manoj Kumar, Head, Dept. of Physical Education and Dr.AnnappaSwamy, Assistant Professor, Dept. of AEM distributed the prizes to the winners.


College of Fisheries, Mangaluru observed World Fish Migration Day (WFMD) and World Biodiversity Day on 23rd May, 2022

The College of Fisheries, Mangalore in collaboration with Bay of Bengal Programme- IGO, Department of Fisheries, GOK and Asian Fisheries Society Indian Branch observed World Fish Migration Day (WFMD) and World Biodiversity Day on 23rd May, 2022 in the College.

The programme was inaugurated by Dr P. Krishnan Director, BOBP-IGO and he in his talk narrated the impact on mahseer and hilsa fisheries due to habitat changes and impediments on migration routes. He highlighted the need for joining hands towards commissioning studies to track the migration routes of fishes, evaluate suitable fish passages for various locations and demonstrate success of planned interventions to facilitate regional scale-up. Chief Guest Mr Derek D’Souza, Managing Director, Pelagic Tribe and International angler spoke on the development of sports fishery in India and its significance in the tourism industry. He also stressed on the effect of dams on the route of migratory fishes, importance of free flowing rivers, conservation and protection of endangered species like maheer, trouts. Dean of College of Fisheries, Mangalore Dr Shivakumar Magada presided over the function.  Dr S. R. Somashekar, Professor and Head of the Department, FESE welcomed the gathering while Dr Mridula Rajesh, Associate Professor Department of FRM proposed the vote of thanks. Mrs Vandana, Assistant Professor compeered the event.


Faculty Development Programme on Competency Enhancement conducted

A five-day training was organised in the college for the benefit of teaching faculty of Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University (KVAFSU) from 17 to 21 May, 2022. The training on ‘Faculty Development Programme on Competency Enhancement in Agricultural Research’ and Education was sponsored by National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM), Hyderabad a sister institute of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi.


The training programme was inaugurated by Dr. K.C. Veeranna, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor of KVAFSU on 17.05 2022. He said that the policy matters in the development of faculty must be given priority however teaching, research and extension must be integrated in order to update the knowledge of teachers serving in farm sciences universities thereby quality students can be produced.

Further, he added that the students can have a comprehensive knowledge of integration of Agriculture, Horticulture, Veterinary, Dairying and Fisheries to be taken into account while implementing their learning in the field. He stressed a need based research must be carried out to reach the farming communities whereby farmers income could be enhanced.

Chief Guest of the programme, Dr. Ch. Srinivasa Rao, Director of ICAR-NAARM, Hyderabad said that the ‘Faculty Development Programme on Competency Enhancement of Agricultural Research’ is being conducted across the country imparting skilled and advanced knowledge of teaching, research and transfer of technology to the teaching faculty of farm sciences universities. Thus, it is important to comprehend that in present scenario the quality of teaching is need of the hour in capacity building of a teacher.

He further stressed, that there need to be implementation of policy in drinking water, high rainfall area, marine, drinking water etc. since water is becoming crisis. The climate change, plant degradation, agribusiness management are the areas are to be addressed in order to mitigate the environmental stress. However, skill developmental accomplishments are to be imparted while teaching thereby the students get effective communication skills and learn by practicing knowledge imparted by the teachers.

He added that, all problems with regard to agricultural produces are being faced by India and hence, one should be good to best and better to inspire and motivate the teaching fraternity thereby the information may perhaps be inculcated among the students in higher education systems.

Dr. Shivakumar M., Dean of college in his presidential remarks said that the teaching is a continuous process of learning thereby latest information through literature survey followed by research and development, one can impart quality education.

Dr. M. Balakrishnan, Principal Scientist of ICAR-NAARM, Hyderabad and Training Programme Director briefed about the purpose of training.

Dr. A.T. Ramachandra Naik, Professor and Training Programme Coordinator highlighted the significance of training and welcomed the guests and participants to the training programme. He had coordinated for organising training in the college on behalf of KVAFSU.
Dr. Suresh T., Assistant Professor proposed vote of thanks. Ms. Sheetal K.U., Ph.D. Scholar was the master of ceremony. Ms. Kushi N. and Ms. Neha M.P. of I B.F.Sc. students invocated.

Valedictory programme:

Valedictory programme was conducted on 21.05.2022. Dr. S.M. Shivaprakash, former Director of Extension of KVAFSU was the Guest for the closing function. Trainees expressed their opinion and gave feedback on usefulness of the training programme. Certificates were distributed during the occasion.

During closing function, Dr. M. Balakrishnan, Principal Scientist of ICAR-NAARM, Hyderabad and Training Programme Director and Dr. A.T. Ramachandra Naik, Professor of the college and Training Programme Coordinator highlighted the lecture schedules planned and its benefits to the participants. Dr. Lakshmipathi M.T., i/c Dean presided over the function.


The College of Fisheries, Mangalore (KVAFSU, Bidar) signed an MoU with Bay of Bengal Program-Inter Governmental Organization (BOBP).

These MoU will facilitate technical collaboration, joint program implementation and exchange of students and faculty member countries. Governing Council Members from Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bangladesh, Dr Riji John, Hon'ble Vice Chancellor, KUFOS, Dr Dilipkumar, Former Director and Vice Chancellor, CIFE, Mumbai were present on this occasion.


General Body Meeting - Asian Fisheries Society Indian Branch held on 5th May 2022

The General Body meeting of the Asian Fisheries Society Indian Branch (AFSIB) was held on 5th May 2022 during the 12th Indian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum (IFAF) organized by Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University at Chennai. During the meeting, the 13th Executive Committee was formed.  Among the other members of the committee, the Dean of College of Fisheries, Mangalore Dr. Shivakumar M. has been elected as Vice Chairman of AFSIB, Dr. S. K. Girisha as Treasurer and Dr. Mridula Rajesh as the Executive Committee member for the period 2022-2025.


Training on ‘Academic and Administrative Matter’

The SCSP-TSP Scheme of the college organised a two day training on ‘Academic and Administrative Matter’ for the benefit of  Teaching and non-teaching staff from 30 to 31 March, 2022. During the training programme, trainees were given the knowledge of KCSR service benefits, general conditions of services, joining time, types of leave and rules, SR maintenance, pension, NPS, pay fixation, conduct rules–2021, CCA rules (departmental Inquiries), Karnataka Financial Code GIST, financial rules & advances, office procedure etc.

The training programme was inaugurated by Mr. Umesh Achar, a retired Gazetted Officer; presided over by Dr. Shivakumar M., Dean of the college; coordinated by Dr. A.T. Ramachandra Naik, Professor & Coordinator of SCSP-TSP Scheme.


Training on Skill Development prograammes in Fisheries

The ‘Skill Development in Fisheries and Safety Training Centre’ (SDFSTC)organised a five day training to Scheduled Caste (SC) Fishers/ Fish Farmers/ Entrepreneurs on ‘Value Added Fish Products’ from 18 to 22 March, 2022 at Belthangady taluk of Dakshina Kannada–dist. The training was sponsored by National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB), Hyderabad under SCSP Scheme. Altogether, 30 participants were engaged for the training.

The training programme was inaugurated by Mrs. Asha Serdana, President, Grama Panchayath, Laila and presided by Mrs. Yashoda, President, Samagra Sanjivini Grama Mattada Okkuta, Belthangadi. Other guests present during the occasion were Mr. Jayananada, Taluka Valaya Melvicharakaru, Belthangadi; Mrs. Veena, Panchayath Officer; Mrs. Savithri K., Secretary, Snaha Sanjivini.

Dr. A.T. Ramachandra Naik, Professor cum Coordinator of SDFSTC and Training Organizer, College of Fisheries, Mangaluru briefed about the purpose of training and welcomed the gathering. Dr. S. Siddappaji, Associate Professor, College of Fisheries, Mangaluru proposed vote of thanks.

During the training programme, important topics covered followed by demonstration of products preparation were: (a) Overview of skill development programmes in fisheries; (b) Fish in human nutrition; (c) Sensitisation of value addition in fish and fishery products; (d) Approaches in fish preservation; (e) Advanced technologies in value addition of fish and fishery products; (f) Customer favourites and promotion strategies for value addition; (g) Entrepreneurship development in fish and fishery products and (h) Preparation of various products include, Prawn chutney powder, Prawn pickle, Fish cutlet, Fish balls, Fish wafers, Fish pappad, Fish chakkuli, Fish Kodubale.

Resource persons for the training were Dr. A.T. Ramachandra Naik, Dr. S. Siddappaji, Dr. Lakshmisha I.P., Mrs. Savithri H.S., Mrs. Sahida Begam, Mrs. Naseema, Mrs. Harshiya, Mrs. Meera, Miss Lavanya and Mr. Prakash D.P.



Dr Karthikeyan, Director, MPEDA visited the Campus

Dr Karthikeyan, Director, MPEDA visited the college and interacted with the faculty members on institutional collaboration. He was felicitated on this occasion. Along with the faculty members Dr M K Thandle, Director of Instructions (PGS), KVAFSU, Bidar and Dr Premdev, Deputy Director, MPEDA were also present.


World Water Day-2022

On The Occasion of World Water Day-2022, College of Fisheries Mangaluru, organized a webinar on the topic “Valuing Water for Present and Future” on 22nd March 2022 from  10.00 am to 1.30 pm.

Speakers for the Webinar were as follows:



Dr. T. V. Ramachandra
Co-ordinator of Energy and Wetlands Research Group at Center of Ecological Sciences,

 “Water sustainability: Nature based solution for a healthy planet.”

Dr. M. G. Chandrakanth
Former director of Institute of Social and Economic, Bangaluru

“Implications of Groundwater overexploitation”

Dr. Girish S. K.
Associate Professor and Head Department of Aquatic Animal Health Management, College of Fisheries

“Water Quality Parameters and Standards”


ಸುಧಾರಿತ ವಿಧಾನಗಳಿಂದ ಒಣಮೀನು ಸಂಸ್ಕರಣೆ ಹಾಗೂ ಮಾರುಕಟ್ಟೆಗೆ ಇರುವ ವಿಫುಲ ಅವಕಾಶಗಳು-ತರಬೇತಿ ಕಾರ್ಯಾಗಾರ

ಕರಾವಳಿ ಅಭಿವೃದ್ಧಿ ಪ್ರಾಧಿಕಾರ, ಮಂಗಳೂರು ಹಾಗೂ ಮೀನು ಸಂಸ್ಕರಣಾ ತಾಂತ್ರಿಕ ವಿಭಾಗ, ಮೀನುಗಾರಿಕಾ ಮಹಾವಿದ್ಯಾಲಯ ಮಂಗಳೂರು, ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಪಶುವೈದ್ಯಕೀಯ, ಪಶು ಹಾಗೂ ಮೀನುಗಾರಿಕೆ ವಿಜ್ಞಾನಗಳ ವಿಶ್ವವಿದ್ಯಾಲಯ, ಬೀದರ, ರವರ ಪ್ರಾಯೋಜಕತ್ವದಲ್ಲಿ ಉತರ ಕನ್ನಡ ವಿಭಾಗದ (ಕುಮಟಾ, ಹೊನ್ನಾವರ ಮತ್ತು ಭಟ್ಕಳ) ಮೀನುಗಾರರಿಗೆ “ಸುಧಾರಿತ ವಿಧಾನಗಳಿಂದ ಒಣಮೀನು ಸಂಸ್ಕರಣೆ ಹಾಗೂ ಮಾರುಕಟ್ಟೆಗೆ ಇರುವ ವಿಫುಲ ಅವಕಾಶಗಳು” ಬಗ್ಗೆ 2 ದಿನಗಳ ತರಬೇತಿ ಕಾರ್ಯಾಗಾರವನ್ನು ದಿನಾಂಕ 14 – 15 ನೇ ಮಾರ್ಚ್ 2022 ರಂದು ಆಯೋಜಿಸಲಾಗಿದ್ದು, ದಿನಾಂಕ 14 ನೇ, ಮಾರ್ಚ್, 2022 ರಂದು ಬೆಳಗ್ಗೆ 10:00 ಗಂಟೆಗೆ ಶ್ರೀ ಪ್ರದೀಪ್ ಡಿಸೋಜ ಕಾರ್ಯದರ್ಶಿಗಳು, ಕರಾವಳಿ ಅಭಿವೃದ್ಧಿ ಪ್ರಾಧಿಕಾರ, ಮಂಗಳೂರು ಇವರು ದೀಪ ಬೆಳಗುವ ಮೂಲಕ ತರಬೇತಿ ಕಾರ್ಯಾಗಾರವನ್ನು ಉದ್ಘಾಟನೆ ಮಾಡಿದರು.

ಶ್ರೀ ಪ್ರದೀಪ್ ಡಿಸೋಜ ರವರು ಮಾತನಾಡಿ ಸುಧಾರಿತ ವಿಧಾನಗಳಿಂದ ಒಣಮೀನು ಸಂಸ್ಕರಣೆಗೆ ಬೇಕಾಗುವ ಆರ್ಥಿಕ ಸೌಲಭ್ಯಗಳ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ವಿಶ್ಲೇಷಿಸಿ ಉತರ ಕನ್ನಡ ವಿಭಾಗದ (ಕುಮಟಾ, ಹೊನ್ನಾವರ ಮತ್ತು ಭಟ್ಕಳ) ಎಲ್ಲಾ ಪ್ರಗತಿಪರ ಮೀನುಗಾರರು ಕರಾವಳಿ ಅಭಿವೃದ್ಧಿ ಪ್ರಾಧಿಕಾರ, ಮಂಗಳೂರು ಇವರಿಂದ PMSSY ಕೇಂದ್ರದ ಯೋಜನೆಯಡಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಸೌಲಭ್ಯವನ್ನು ಪಡೆಯಬಹುದಾಗಿದೆ ಎಂದು ನುಡಿದರು.

ಕರಾವಳಿ ಅಭಿವೃದ್ಧಿ ಪ್ರಾಧಿಕಾರ, ಮಂಗಳೂರು ಇವರು ನಿರಂತರವಾಗಿ ಸುಧಾರಿತ ವಿಧಾನಗಳಿಂದ ಒಣಮೀನು ಸಂಸ್ಕರಣೆಯ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಮೀನುಗಾರಿಕಾ ಮಹಾವಿದ್ಯಾಲಯ ಮಂಗಳೂರು ಇವರೊಂದಿಗೆ ಕೈ ಜೋಡಿಸಿ ಮಂಗಳೂರು ಉಡುಪಿ ವಿಭಾಗದ ಮೀನುಗಾರರಿಗೆ ತರಬೇತಿಯನ್ನು ನೀಡುತ್ತಾ ಬರುತ್ತಿದೆ. ಇದಕ್ಕೆ ಮೀನುಗಾರಿಕಾ ಮಹಾವಿದ್ಯಾಲಯವು ಸಹ ಸಹಕರಿಸುತ್ತಾ ಬಂದಿದೆ. ಮುಂದಿನ ದಿನಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಈ ರೀತಿಯ ತರಬೇತಿ ಕಾರ್ಯಾಗಾರವುವನ್ನು ಉತ್ತರ ಕನ್ನಡ ಜಿಲ್ಲೆಯ ಕಾರವಾರ ಹಾಗೂ ಅಂಕೋಲ ವಿಭಾಗದ ಮೀನುಗಾರರಿಗೆ ನೀಡಲಾಗುವುದು ಎಂದು ಹೇಳಿದರು.

ಶ್ರೀ ಪ್ರದೀಪ್ ಡಿಸೋಜ ಕಾರ್ಯದರ್ಶಿಗಳು, ಕರಾವಳಿ ಅಭಿವೃದ್ಧಿ ಪ್ರಾಧಿಕಾರ, ಮಂಗಳೂರು ರವರು ಒಣಮೀನಿನ ಉತ್ಪಾದನೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಸ್ವಚ್ಛತೆ ಹಾಗೂ ನೈರ್ಮಲ್ಯತೆಯನ್ನು ಕಾಪಾಡುವಲ್ಲಿ ಮೀನುಗಾರರ ಪಾತ್ರವನ್ನು ಸುವಿಸ್ಥಾರವಾಗಿ ತಿಳಿಸಿದರು. ಮೀನುಗಾರಿಕಾ ಇಲಾಖೆ ಹಾಗೂ ಮೀನುಗಾರಿಕಾ ಮಹಾವಿದ್ಯಾಲಯದ ಸಹಯೋಗದ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮದಿಂದ ದೊರಕುವ ಲಾಭದ ಪ್ರಮಾಣದ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಶಿಬಿರಾರ್ಥಿಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಅನಿಸಿಕೆಯನ್ನು ಹಂಚಿಕೊಂಡರು. ಪ್ರಾಧಿಕಾರದ ಕಡೆಯಿಂದ ಒಣಮೀನು ಸಂಸ್ಕರಣದ ವ್ಯವಸ್ಥೆಯನ್ನು ಸರ್ಕಾರದ ಅನುಧಾನದ ಆಧಾರದ ಮೇಲೆ ಮೀನುಗಾರರಿಗೆ ಅವಕಾಶಗಳನ್ನು ಕಲ್ಪಿಸುವಲ್ಲಿ ಸಖ್ಯವಾಗಿದೆ ಎಂದು ತಿಳಿಸಿದರು.

ಮುಖ್ಯ ಅತಿಥಿಗಳಾಗಿ ಭಾಗವಹಿಸಿದ ಶ್ರೀ. ಪಿ. ನಾಗರಾಜ್, ಜಂಟಿ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕರು, ಮೀನುಗಾರಿಕೆ ಇಲಾಖೆ, ಕಾರವಾರ ಇವರು ಮಾತನಾಡಿ ಮೀನುಗಾರಿಕಾ ಇಲಾಖೆಯ ವಿವಿಧ ಯೋಜನೆಗಳ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಇರುವ ಸೌಲಭ್ಯಗಳು ಹಾಗೂ ಆರ್ಥಿಕ ವ್ಯವಸ್ಥೆಯ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಶಿಬಿರಾರ್ಥಿಗಳ ಗಮನ ಸೆಳೆದರು. ತಮ್ಮ ಸೇವೆಯ ಅವಧಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಒಣಮೀನು, ಸಿಹಿನೀರು ಮೀನು ಮತ್ತು ಸಮುದ್ರ ಆಹಾರ ವ್ಯಾಪಾರಗಳೊಂದಿಗಿನ ಒಡನಾಟವನ್ನು ಸ್ಮರಿಸಿದರು. ಮೀನಿನ ಹಾಗೂ ಒಣಮೀನು ಸಂಸ್ಕರಣದಲ್ಲಿ ಸ್ಥಳೀಯವಾಗಿ ಅಳವಡಿಸಿಕೊಂಡಿರುವ ವಿಧಾನಗಳಲ್ಲಿನ ನೂನ್ಯತೆಗಳನ್ನು ಸರಿಪಡಿಸಿಕೊಳ್ಳುವ ಅವಶ್ಯಕತೆ ಇದೆ ಎಂದು ತಿಳಿಸಿದರು. ಕರಾವಳಿಯಲ್ಲಿನ ಒಣಮೀನು ಉದ್ಯಮದ ಹಿನ್ನಲೆ ಹಾಗೂ ಅದರ ಲಾಭಗಳ, ಅವಕಾಶಗಳ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ವಿವರಿಸಿದರು. ಸುಧಾರಿತ ಒಣಮೀನು ಸಂಸ್ಕರಣೆಯಿಂದ ಮೌಲ್ಯವರ್ಧನೆ ಹಾಗೂ ಪದಾರ್ಥದ ಮೌಲ್ಯವನ್ನು ಹೆಚ್ಚಿಸುವ ಕಲೆಗಳ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಶಿಬಿರಾರ್ಥಿಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ತಮ್ಮ ಅನಿಸಿಕೆಯನ್ನು ಹಂಚಿಕೊಂಡರು. ಮಾರುಕಟ್ಟೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಮೀನುಗಾರಿಕ ಮಹಿಳೆಯರು ಮೀನಿನ ವ್ಯಾಪಾರ ಹಾಗೂ ಮಾರುವ ವಿಧಾನಗಳಲ್ಲಿನ ಬದಲಾವಣೆಯ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಇಚ್ಛೆಯನ್ನು ವ್ಯಕ್ತಪಡಿಸಿದರು.

ಈ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮದ ಗೌರವಾನ್ವಿತ ಅತಿಥಿಗಳಾದ ಶ್ರೀ ಸುರೇಶ್ ಮೇಸ್ತಾ, ಅಧ್ಯಕ್ಷರು ಒಣಮೀನು ಸಹಕಾರ ಸಂಘ, ಹೊನ್ನಾವರ ಹಾಗು ಶ್ರೀ ಅಮ್ಜಾ ಪಟೇಲ್, ಅಧ್ಯಕ್ಷರು ಮೀನುಗಾರಿಕಾ ಸಹಕಾರ ಸಂಘ, ಕಾಸರಕೋಡ್ ಇವರು ಮಾತನಾಡಿ ಈ ತರಹದ ತರಬೇತಿ ಕಾರ್ಯಗಾರವನ್ನು ಆಯೋಜಿಸಿರುವುದು ಉತ್ತಮ ಬೆಳವಣಿಗೆಯೆಂದು ಆಶಿಸಿದರು.

ಡಾ|| ಬಿ. ಮಂಜಾನಾಯ್ಕ, ಪ್ರಾಧ್ಯಾಪಕರು ಮತ್ತು ಮುಖ್ಯಸ್ಥರು, ಹಾಗೂ ಈ ತರಬೇತಿ ಕಾರ್ಯಾಗಾರದ ಮುಖ್ಯ ಸಂಯೋಜಕರು, ಮೀನು ಸಂಸ್ಕರಣಾ ತಾಂತ್ರಿಕ ವಿಭಾಗ, ಇವರು ತರಬೇತಿ ಕಾರ್ಯಾಗಾರದ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಕಿರುಪರಿಚಯ ನೀಡಿ ಎಲ್ಲಾ ಗಣ್ಯರನ್ನು ಹಾಗೂ ಶಿಬಿರಾರ್ಥಿಗಳನ್ನು ಸ್ವಾಗತಿಸಿದರು.

ಮುಖ್ಯ ಸಂಯೋಜಕರು ಮಾತನಾಡಿ ಸುಧಾರಿತ ವಿಧಾನಗಳಿಂದ ಒಣ ಮೀನು ಸಂಸ್ಕರಣೆ ಮಾಡಿ ಉತ್ತಮ ಗುಣಮಟ್ಟದ ಮೀನನ್ನು ಬಳಸಿ ಉತ್ತಮ ಪ್ಯಾಕೇಜ್, ಬ್ರ್ಯಾಂಡ್, FSSAI ಪರವಾನಗಿ ಪೌಷ್ಟಿಕಾಂಶಗಳ ವಿವರ, ನೈರ್ಮಲ್ಯತೆ ಹಾಗೂ ಸ್ವಚ್ಚತೆಯಿಂದ ಸಂಸ್ಕರಿಸಿದರೆ ರಾಷ್ಟ್ರೀಯ ಹಾಗೂ ಅಂತರಾಷ್ಟ್ರೀಯ ಮಾರುಕಟ್ಟೆಗಳಗೆ ಉತ್ತಮ ಬೆಲೆಗೆ ಮಾರಬಹುದಾಗಿದೆ. ಸಂಸ್ಕರಿಸಿದ ಒಣ ಮೀನನ್ನು ಮಳೆಗಾಲದಲ್ಲಿ ಹಾಗೂ ಮೀನುಗಾರಿಕೆ ನಿಷೇಧದ ಸಮಯದಲ್ಲಿ ಅತಿ ಹೆಚ್ಚಾಗಿ ಬಳಸಿ ಮೌಲ್ಯವರ್ಧನೆಯನ್ನು ಹೆಚ್ಚಿಸಬಹುದಾಗಿದೆ ಎಂದು ಹೇಳಿದರು.

ಮೀನುಗಾರಿಕಾ ಮಹಾವಿದ್ಯಾಲಯದ ಸಿಬ್ಬಂದಿಗಳಾದ ಡಾ|| ಅರುಣ್ ಕುಮಾರ್, ಡಾ|| ಗಜೇಂದ್ರ, ವಿದ್ಯಾರ್ಥಿಗಳಾದ ಗೋಕುಲ್, ನಂದನ್ ಹಾಗೂ ಹರ್ಷವರ್ಧನ್ ಈ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮದ ಆಯೋಜನೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಪಾಲ್ಗೊಂಡಿರುತ್ತಾರೆ.

ಕೊನೆಯದಾಗಿ ಮೀನು ಸಂಸ್ಕರಣಾ ತಾಂತ್ರಿಕ ವಿಭಾಗದ ಡಾ|| ಗಜೇಂದ್ರ, ಸಹಾಯಕ ಪ್ರಾಧ್ಯಾಪಕ, ಇವರು ವಂದನಾರ್ಪಣೆಯನ್ನು ಮಾಡಿದರು.

ತರಬೇತಿ ಕಾರ್ಯಾಗಾರವನ್ನು ಆಯೋಜಿಸಿರುವ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಶಿಬಿರಾರ್ಥಿಗಳು ಹಾಗೂ ಗಣ್ಯರು ಪ್ರಶಂಸೆ ವ್ಯಕ್ತ ಪಡಿಸಿದರು. ತರಬೇತಿಯ ಕೊನೆಯದಿನದಂದು ಶಿಬಿರಾರ್ಥಿಗಳಿಗೆ ಹೊನ್ನಾವರದ ಸುತ್ತಮುತ್ತಲಿನ ಒಣಮೀನು ಸಂಸ್ಕರಣಾ ಘಟಕಗಳಿಗೆ ಭೇಟಿ ನೀಡುವ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮವನ್ನು ಆಯೋಜಿಸಲಾಗಿರುತ್ತದೆ.


CoFM signed and Exchanged MoU between KVAFSU and KSDC at Udyoga Mela Mangalore

College of Fisheries, Mangaluru signed and Exchanged MoU between KVAFSU and KSDC at Udyoga Mela Mangalore in presence of Honorable Minister of Higher Education, IT and BT, Skill and Entrepreneurship Development Shri. Dr Ashwath Narayan, GoK and Hon'ble Member of Parliament Shri. Nalin Kumar Kateel, Shri. Dr. Bharath Shetty, Member of Legislative Assembly, Shri. Vedavyas Kamath, Member of Legislative Assembly, GoK and other Dignitaries.



Visit of UGC Team to College of Fisheries, Mangaluru for accreditation on 03-03-2022


ಮೌಲ್ಯವರ್ಧಿತ ಮೀನು ಉತ್ಪನ್ನಗಳ ತಯಾರಿಕೆ -ತರಬೇತಿ ಕಾರ್ಯಾಗಾರ

ಮೀನು ಸಂಸ್ಕರಣಾ ತಾಂತ್ರಿಕ ವಿಭಾಗ, ಮೀನುಗಾರಿಕಾ ಮಹಾವಿದ್ಯಾಲಯ, ಮಂಗಳೂರು, ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಪಶುವೈದ್ಯಕೀಯ, ಪಶು ಹಾಗೂ ಮೀನುಗಾರಿಕೆ ವಿಜ್ಞಾನಗಳ ವಿಶ್ವವಿದ್ಯಾಲಯ, ಬೀದರ್ ಹಾಗೂ ಮೀನುಗಾರಿಕಾ ಇಲಾಖೆ, ಜಿಲ್ಲಾ ಪಂಚಾಯತ್ ಉಡುಪಿ ರವರ ಜಂಟಿ ಸಹಯೋಗದೊಂದಿಗೆ ಉಡುಪಿ ಜಿಲ್ಲೆಯ 37 ಮಹಿಳಾ ಮೀನುಗಾರರಿಗೆ ಪ್ರಧಾನ ಮಂತ್ರಿ ಸಣ್ಣ ಆಹಾರ ಉದ್ಯಮ ಸಾಂಸ್ಥೀಕರಣ, ಒಂದು ಜಿಲ್ಲೆ, ಒಂದು ಉತ್ಪನ್ನ (ODOP) ಯೋಜನೆಯಡಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಮೌಲ್ಯವರ್ಧಿತ ಮೀನು ಉತ್ಪನ್ನಗಳ ತಯಾರಿಕೆ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಒಂದು ದಿನದ ತರಬೇತಿ ಕಾರ್ಯಾಗಾರವನ್ನು ದಿನಾಂಕ 9ನೇ ಫೆಬ್ರವರಿ 2022ರಂದು ಆಯೋಜಿಸಲಾಗಿತ್ತು. ಡಾ|| ಶಿವಕುಮಾರ್ ಮಗದ, ಡೀನ್, ಮಿನುಗಾರಿಕಾ ಮಹಾವಿದ್ಯಾಲಯ, ಮಂಗಳೂರು ಇವರು ಅಧ್ಯಕ್ಷತೆಯನ್ನು ವಹಿಸಿ ಸಾಂಕೇತಿಕವಾಗಿ ತರಬೇತಿ ಕಾರ್ಯಾಗಾರವನ್ನು ಉದ್ಘಾಟಿಸಿದರು. ಬಳಿಕ ಮಾತನಾಡುತ್ತಾ, “ಮೌಲ್ಯವರ್ಧಿತ ಮೀನಿನ ಉತ್ಪನ್ನಗಳ ಹಾಗೂ ಉಪ ಉತ್ಪನ್ನ”ಗಳ ಪ್ರಾಮುಖ್ಯತೆ, ರಾಷ್ಟ್ರೀಯ ಹಾಗೂ ಅಂತರಾಷ್ಟ್ರೀಯ ಮಾರುಕಟ್ಟೆಯಲ್ಲಿರುವ ವಿಫುಲ ಅವಕಾಶಗಳ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ವಿಶ್ಲೇಷಿದರು. ಮೀನುಗಾರ ಮಹಿಳೆಯರ ಸಬಲೀಕರಣಕ್ಕೆ ಇದೊಂದು ಸದಾವಕಾಶ ಎಂದು ನುಡಿದರು. ಪ್ರಾಧ್ಯಾಪಕರು ಮತ್ತು ಮುಖ್ಯಸ್ಥರು, ಮೀನು ಸಂಸ್ಕರಣಾ ತಾಂತ್ರಿಕ ವಿಭಾಗ ಮತ್ತು ಈ ಯೋಜನೆಯ ಪ್ರಧಾನ ತರಬೇತುದಾರರಾದ ಡಾ|| ಬಿ. ಮಂಜಾನಾಯ್ಕ, ಈ ಯೋಜನೆಯ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಕಿರುಪರಿಚಯ ನೀಡಿದರು. ಮೀನುಗಾರಿಕೆ ತಂತ್ರಜ್ಞಾನ ವಿಭಾಗದ ಮುಖ್ಯಸ್ಥರಾದ ಡಾ|| ಎಸ್. ವರದರಾಜು, ಕು. ಸುಮಲತ, ಮೀನುಗಾರಿಕಾ ಸಹಾಯಕ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕರು, ಕುಂದಾಪುರ ಹಾಗೂ ಶ್ರೀ. ದಿವಾಕರ ಕಾರ್ವಿ ಮೀನುಗಾರಿಕಾ ಸಹಾಯಕ ನಿರ್ದೇಶಕರು ಉಡುಪಿ ರವರು ಉಪಸ್ಥಿತರಿದ್ದರು. ವೈಜ್ಞಾನಿಕವಾಗಿ ಮೀನಿನ ಉಪ್ಪಿನಕಾಯಿ, ಸಿಗಡಿ ಉಪ್ಪಿನಕಾಯಿ ಮತ್ತು ಒಣ ಸಿಗಡಿ ಚಟ್ನಿ ಪುಡಿ ತಯಾರಿಕೆಯ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಪ್ರಾತ್ಯಕ್ಷತೆಯನ್ನು ನೀಡಲಾಯಿತು. ಡಾ|| ಸಿದ್ದಪ್ಪಾಜಿ ಎಸ್, ಸಹ ಪ್ರಾಧ್ಯಾಪಕರು, ಶ್ರೀ.ಗಣೇಶ್ ಪ್ರಸಾದ್ ಎಲ್. ಸಹಾಯಕ ಪ್ರಾಧ್ಯಾಪಕರು, ಡಾ|| ಎಮ್. ವಿ. ಚಂದ್ರ, ಸಹಾಯಕ ಪ್ರಾಧ್ಯಾಪಕರು, ಡಾ|| ಗಜೇಂದ್ರ, ಸಹಾಯಕ ಪ್ರಾಧ್ಯಾಪಕರು ಸಂಪನ್ಮೂಲ ವ್ಯಕ್ತಿಗಳಾಗಿ ಪ್ರಾತ್ಯಕ್ಷತೆಯನ್ನು ನೀಡಿದರು. ಮೀನುಗಾರಿಕಾ ತಂತ್ರಜ್ಞಾನ ವಿಭಾಗದ ಸಹಾಯಕ ಪ್ರಾಧ್ಯಾಪಕರಾದ ಶ್ರೀ. ಗಣೇಶ್ ಪ್ರಸಾದ್ ಎಲ್‍ರವರು ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮವನ್ನು ನಿರೂಪಿಸಿ, ವಂದನಾರ್ಪಣೆಯನ್ನು ಮಾಡಿದರು. ಈ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮದ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಶಿಬಿರಾರ್ಥಿಗಳು ಉತ್ತಮ ಪ್ರತಿಕ್ರಿಯೆ ವ್ಯಕ್ತಪಡಿಸಿದರು.


Dr. S. Ayyappan conferred with Padmashri Award

We are glad to announce that one of our alumni, Dr. S.Ayyappan, 1975 BFSc, has been conferred with Padma Shri award 2022, the highest civilian award of India. COF, Mangalore whole heartedly congratulates Dr. Ayyappan, and wish him many more years of active service and many more awards. All the faculty and students of COF, Mangalore are proud of him and his achievements. He is the best role model and a great source of inspiration for all."

Dr. S. Ayyappan, Alumnus of College of Fisheries belongs to 1971-75 batch honored with Padmashri Award by the Government of India. He is former Director General of ICAR and Secretary, DARE, Vice-chancellor of CIFE, Mumbai, Director, CIFA, Bhubaneswar.

"He is a Fellow of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, India; Society of Nature Conservators, India; Bioved Society, India; Inland Fisheries Society of India; Zoological Society of India; Association of Aquaculturists; National Institute of Ecology; Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology; Academy of Environmental Biology; Society of Biosciences; and ISEP Science Academy. Dr. Ayyappan’s awards include Zahoor Qasim Gold Medal for the Society of Biosciences in India (1996-1997), Special ICAR Award (1997), ICAR Award for Team Research as the Team leader for significant contributions in fisheries (1997-1998), Zoological Society of India Gold Medal (1998), Recognition Award (Animal Sciences) of the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences in India (2001-2002), Dr. V.G. Jhingran Gold medal (2002), Prof. H.P.C. Shetty Award for Excellence in Fisheries Research and Development, Asian Fisheries Society, Indian Branch (2002), Dr. S.R. Bhargava Medal (2003), and Dr. S.L. Hora Gold Medal (2003). Dr. Ayyappan holds a PhD from Bangalore University and a master’s degree in Fish Production and Management from the College of Fisheries in Mangalore. He has published extensively in areas of fisheries, limnology, and aquatic microbiology."



College of Fisheries, Mangaluru (COFM) celebrated 73rd Republic Day on 26.01.2022 in the College campus. During the occasion, CPO(R) Mr. Vikram Datta, Indian Navy was invited as the Chief Guest for the programme. The Dean Dr. Shivakumar M. hoisted the National flag. On the occasion Republic Day celebration, LAPTOPS were distributed to the SC/ST Students’ of the college under SCSP-TSP Programme. In the name of Dean's Cup, Shuttle Badminton tournament was also organized in the college. The programme was organized by the Department of Physical Education.




Director of Fisheries Sri. Ramacharya visited College of Fisheries, Mangaluru

Director of Fisheries Sri. Ramacharya visited the college and interacted with the Dean and the HoDs regarding the thrust areas for research. Requested the team to take up need based research programmes which have direct impact on the community, production, productivity and income. He is an outstanding alumnus belong to 1983-87 batch. He was honoured by the faculty for being occupied the highest position in the Department of Fisheries.


College of Fisheries, Mangaluru observed World Fisheries Day

The College of Fisheries celebrated World Fisheries Day on 21st November 2021 by organising technical sessions and cultural events relevant to fisheries. Delivering the keynote address, Dr. Iddya Karunasagar, an eminent fishery microbiologist and FAO consultant, said that overexploitation of marine wealth and inland fish found in the natural environment should be stopped. On this occasion, the Additional Director of Fisheries (Inland) Mr. Dinesh Kumar H. Kaller said that the State Government has aimed at increasing the inland fish production from 2.51 lakh tonnes to 6 lakh tonnes by March 2022. He also added that the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana has various programmes to boost the fisheries sector. Deputy Inspector-General and Commander, Indian Coast Guard, Karnataka, Shri. S. B. Venkatesh reminded everyone that fish production has to be increased through a collective effort but it should be a sustainable effort. He said that this year the Coast Guard has rescued 210 fishermen who were in distress at sea. Dr. Iddya Karunasagar gave a talk on ``recent advances in aquatic animal health and environment management for sustainable aquaculture”. Dr. R. Ramesh, Director, National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management (NCSCM) from Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change delivered a lecture on ‘potential of blue economy in the country and development of fisheries’. Video and jingles on development of fisheries by   the Department of Fisheries and prepared by  CoFM were launched on the occasion. A report on ‘Rapid Assessment of Blue Economy in Karnataka‘ was also released. Dr. Indrani Karunasagar, Director (R&D), Nitte University Centre for Science, Education and Research also spoke on the occasion. Students from various colleges of Mangaluru took part in the inter collegiate fisheries


CoFM celebrated Independence Day 2021 :- The 75th Independence day was celebrated on August 15, 2021 at CoFM. Dr A. Senthil Vel, Dean, CoFM hoisted the national flag in the presence of staff and students of the college. As part of the Independence day celebration, a painting competition was organized for the staff members. The whole celebration was conducted by keeping COVID-19 protocol.


College of Fisheries, Mangaluru (CoFM) participated in Workshop on Modern Technologies in Fish Farming :-

The workshop was organized by the Department of Fisheries, Government of Karnataka (GoK) at KVG College, Sullia, Dakshin Kannada. Shri. S. Angara, Hon’ble Minister of Fisheries, Ports and Inland Transport, GoK inaugurated the workshop in the presence of Director, Department of Fisheries; Dean, CoFM, Members of Taluk Panchayat, Sullia and other dignitaries on September 04, 2021


CoFM celebrated Ganesh Chathurthi 2021

Ganesh Chthurthi was celebrated in the College with all the festivities. It was organized by fourth year B.F.Sc. students. Ganesh Pandal was arranged in the Boys hostel and  all the staff and students were served with a sumptuous vegetarian feast on the third day. Every one bid farewell to Ganpati Bappa on the same day and send him in procession. Ganapati visarjan was done in the nearby KVK pond. This year’s celebration was named as “Parva 2020-21”.


International Coastal Cleanup Day 2021

The programme was organized by the Department of Fisheries Economics, Statistics and Extension, College of Fisheries, Mangaluru in association with National Centre for Coastal Research (NCCR), Chennai under the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) New Delhi. There were about 150 students along with the staffs actively participated in the program.


S Angara, Minister of Fisheries, Ports and Inland Transport visited a Fisheries college Mangalore On 23/02/2021,Tuesday

Minister S. Angara laid the foundation stone for the "Ultra-modern Aquaculture" and construction of Mathsya Darshini Canteen and Inaugurated the Fishing boat on the premises of the College of Fisheries Mangalore.


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