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Golden Jubilee Lecture Series

As part of Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the College, a talk by  Dr. P. E. Vijayanand, USSEC Country Director, India was arranged for the benefit of staff and students on 29-04-2019 at 2.30 PM in the H.P.C Shetty Hall.

The topic was  Priorities & Changes needed for Indian Aquaculture - Examples from Global Initatives


Ambedkar Jayanthi and Golden Jubilee College Hostel Day 2019

Ambedkar Jayanthi was celebrated to commemorate the 128th birth anniversary (April 14th) of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar's birthday.

Golden Jubilee Hostel day was also celebrated on April, 16th 2019 at 4:30 pm in Boys Hostel.

The programme began by lighting the lamp and was inaugurated by Dr. Gangadhar Gowda, Dean(PGS), KVAFSU, Bidar. The annual report of Hostels were also presented.

The staffs of both Boys and Girls hostel were honoured during this day, for rendering their awesome service. The prizes were also distributed on this day, The best Room award for Boys and Girls.

RJ - Ms. Nayana Shetty, Red FM, Mangalore was the Chief Guest for the function who addressed the gathering followed by presidential remarks of Dr. S. M. Shivaprakasha, Dean (Fisheries), who was the president for the function. 

The formal programmed concluded with Vote of Thanks and a variety entertainment.

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Farewell for outgoing UG and PG students

A farewell was organized for outgoing UG and PG students on April 13th, 2019, Saturday at 12:00 pm at Prof. H.P.C. Shetty Hall.

The programme begun with the invocation by Ms Saptami Joglekar, COFAA member. Dr. A.T. Ramachandra Naik, Joint Secretarty, COFAA welcomed the dignitaries on the dais and delivered a welcome speech.

Dr. Shivakumar Magada, EC Member, COFAA welcomed the IV B.F.Sc students and outer state PG students to the COFAA family. Dr. S M. Shivaprakasha, President COFAA & & Dean(Fisheries) handed over the gifts to all the students as a token of love and gratitude.

COFAA Educational awards were also conferred to the meritorious students for the year 2017-18 on this day. All the outgoing students were given an opportunity for expressing their opinions and feedback about the Alma mater.

Dr. S M. Shivaprakasha gave the presidential remarks and the programme was concluded by Vote of thanks by Dr. Abhiman.

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SWARNA TARANGA - Golden Jubilee Annual Day celebrations 2019

The College of Fisheries, Mangalore held its annual college day on 11th of April 2019.

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

Chief Guest - Shri Narendra L. Nayak, Chairman, Expert Group of Institutions, Mangalore

Dr. Suresh T., 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.

Shri Narendra L. Nayak, 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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SWARNA TARANGA - Ethnic and Cultural Day 2019

Ethnic and Cultural Day was celebrated in the College as a part of Golden Jubilee College Day on 10th April 2019 at 10:00 am onwards. Several variety competitions like Debate - Kannada, Debate – English, Quiz, Solo singing, Duet song, Mono acting, Group singing, Mime show, Stand up comedy, Solo dance, Mad ads, Group dance, Fashion show, Skit, Dumb charades were conducted, which was organized by WaveRiders (Students of III B.F.Sc) during this day.

The objective was to promote universal brotherhood and help students understand the cultures and traditions of people around them.


Special lecture on 125th year of Swami Vivekananda's historic address

To commemorate the 125th year of Swami Vivekananda's historic address at the World Parliament of Religious at Chicago held during September, 2018 and to memorialize the Golden Jubilee year of Fisheries College and the National Service Scheme, The NSS unit of College in collaboration with M/s Ramakrishna Mission, Mangaluru had organized the lecture to highlight the significance of Swami Vivekananda's life and message to the present young generation.

The lecture was delivered on 4th April, 2019 at 3.00 PM at Prof H.P.C. Shetty hall by Mr. Krishna Updhyaya, Ramakrishna Mission, was helpful to the modern younger generation to appreciate the life giving message of Swami Viviekananda and to inculcate the same in their life and to contribute towards national development. 

All the Staff (teaching and non-teaching) and Students (B.F.Sc., M.F.Sc. and Ph.D.) were present for this programme.

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Annual Sports day 2018 - 2019

Annual Sports day 2018 - 2019 was conducted on 2nd April 2019 in the college playground. The programme began at 9:55 am with the assemble of the teams then followed by the arrival of chief guest and march fast by the students.

The program begun with the Invocation and welcome speech followed by the guest speech by Dr. H. Shivananda Murthy, Dean (Fisheries)  Declaration of meet.

Several events like Cricket (Men, Women), Shot put, Discuss throw, Recreational Games (Music chair, Tug of War, Lemon spoon race) were held after the Oath taking ceremony by the participants.

The programme concluded with the Vote of Thanks

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Guest Lectures on Diabetic Management and Antarctica Exhibition

As part of Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the College, 2 guest lectures were organised on 27th March 2019 (Wednesday) at 3.30pm in Prof. HPC Shetty hall.

Management of Diabetics” by Dr. Mohan – Mohans Diabetics Lab, Mangalore

“Experiences of Antarctica Expedition, the coldest continent on the earth” by Dr. K. Balakrishna, Professor of Geology, Mangalore Institute of Technology, Manipal in collaboration with Association of  British Scholars, Coastal Karnataka Chapter


Awareness Programme on “Gender Equality and Related Issues”

A two day Awareness programme on “Gender equality and related issues” was inaugurated on 26th March 2019 at 2.00 PM in Prof. HPC Shetty Hall in College of Fisheries. 

The programme was organised in collaboration with Prajna Counselling Center, Mangalore for the benefit of 3rd BFSc students, was held from 26th to 27th March 2019 between 2.00 to 5.00 PM on both days.

Resource persons from Prajna Counselling Center had participated and conducted the programme.


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Golden Jubilee Lecture Series

As part of Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the College, a talk by Mr. Eshwara Prasad, Secretary, Poornachandra Tejaswi Pratishtana, Kottigehara and Secretary, Parisara Environment Protection Organisation a Bangalore based NGO (Spoorthivana) was arranged for the benefit of staff and students on 21-03-2019 (Thursday) at 4.00 PM in the College Auditorium.

A documentary on Home and Planet Ocean by Mr. N. Arthus Burtland of France was also screened.



Campus Cleaning Programme March 2019

National Service Scheme (NSS) of the College in collaboration with Staff Club has organized 'Campus Cleaning Programme' on 5th March, 2019 (Tuesday) at 2.00 PM. All the Students, Teaching, Non-teaching and Project staff of the Main Campus and Technology Wing took part in the programme to keep the premises clean and neat.

Dr. A.T. Ramachandra Naik, NSS Programme Officer and Dr. Girisha S.K., General Secretary (Staff Club) were the Coordinators of the cleaning programme.

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World Wetlands Day-2019

World Wetlands Day 2019 was celebrated in the College in collaboration with the Karnataka Science and Technology Academy, Bengaluru on 12nd February 2019. The inaugural of the programme was held at 10.30 AM in the Prof. HPC Shetty Hall.

This day was celebrated to commemorate and to raise awareness of wetland values, its benefits, promote the conservation and wise use of wetlands among the Students and Faculty . It marks the anniversary of the signing of the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar Convention) in Ramsar, Iran, on 2 February 1971.


Dr. G. Santhosh Kumar, Assistant commissioner (Revenue), D.K inaugurated the programme while Dr. Prakash Netalkar, IFS, Managing Director, Karnataka Cashew Development Board, Mangaluru was the Guest of Honour. Prof. K. Umamaheshwar Rao, Director NITK, Surathkal, Mangalore was the Chief Guest. Dr. H. Shivananda Murthy, Dean (Fisheries) presided over the function.

Sri. V.K. Srininivas, Scientific Officer, KSTA, Bengaluru and Dr. Gangadhar Gowda, Professor and Head, Dept. of Aquatic Environment Management, CoF were Programme co-ordinators.

The programme was then followed by a Quiz competition and Poster presentation. Several students from various institutions had participated in the programme. 

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2 Day Guest Lecture series on Fisheries Resource and Management

A two day guest lecture series as a part of Golden jubilee lecture series in collaboration with Karnataka Science and Technology Academy, Bengaluru was inaugurated on 28th January 2019 in Prof. H.P.C. Shetty Hall.

Dr. Pravin Puthran, Asst. Director General ICAR was the inaugurator. Dr. Madhusudhan Kurup, Chairman of CIFRI Barakpur (Research Advisory Committee) was the Chief guest. Dr. A. M. Ramesh, Chief executive officer KSTA was the guest of honor. Dr. H. Shivananda Murthy, Dean (Fisheries) presided the programme.

Dr. Shivaprakasha S. M., Professor and Head, Department of Fisheries Resource and Management was the convener of this programme.


Aquaclinics and Aquapreneurship Development Programme

Aquaclinics and Aquapreneurship Development Programme (a one month training programme) was inaugurated  by College of Fisheries and ICAR KVK DK in collaboration with National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE), Hyderabad on 21st January 2019 in Prof. H.P.C Shetty hall at 10:00 am.

This program was inaugurated by Dr. Jayaprakash Shetty, Associate Dean, NITTE Deemed University. Sri Sasikanth Senthil, Deputy Commissioner and District Magistrate was the Chief Guest.

Dr. R. Vijayan, Manager incubation center MANAGE Hyderabad was the guest of honor. The programme was presided by Prof. (Dr.) H. Shivananda Murthy, Dean (Fisheries).

Dr. S. M. Shivaprakasha, Professor and Head, Department of FRM and Dr. A. T. Ramachandra Naik, Senior Scientist ICAR KVK DK were the convenors.

The inaugural was followed by the training session, which had stretched from 21st January to February 19. About 30 participants had enrolled for the training.


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