Dr. T.K. Srinivas Gopal, Director, CIFT, Cochin has been conferred with Fellow of the Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (F.ASET) for outstanding contributions in the field of Fish Processing Technology during the 9th Indian Fisheries Forum on 19 December 2011 held at Chennai. The Fellowship was conferred to him by Dr. S.N. Dwivedi, President, Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (ASET), Bhopal.
Dr. T.K. Srinivasa Gopal receiving the Fellowship
The Best Poster Award for the theme - Fishing resources, recreational fishing and sustainable management at the 9th Indian Fisheries Forum was awarded to the paper presentation titled, “Marine recreational fishing in Andamans, India” by Saly N. Thomas, P. Pravin and M.P. Remesan.
The Best Poster Award for the theme – Harvest and Post Harvest Technology at the 9th Indian Fisheries Forum was awarded to the poster presentation titled, “Effect of pulsed light on shelf life of Pearlspot (Etroplus suratensis ) stored at 2+1oC” by T.R. Ananthanarayanan, C.T. Nithin, R. Yathavamoorthi, Toms C. Joseph, J. Bindu and T.K. Srinivasa Gopal.
Shri Ananthanarayanan and Shri Yathavamoorthy receiving the Award
Dr. George Ninan, Senior Scientist, Fish Processing Division, CIFT, Cochin received the A.V Jones Young Scientist Award from His Grace the Most Rev. Dr. Joseph Mar Thoma, Metropolitan of the Mar Thoma Syrian Church of Malabar at a function at Cochin on 22 December 2011. The award was instituted by the Mar Thoma Syrian Church for achievements in the field of Science and Technology.
Dr. George Ninan receiving the Award