The ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin celebrated its 59th Foundation Day on 29 April, 2016, Dr. K. Gopakumar, former Deputy Director General (Fisheries), ICAR, New Delhi was the Chief Guest of the day. Dr. C.N. Ravishankar, Director presided over the function. Representatives of the different categories of the retired staff of the Institute, namely Shri Krishna Iyer (Scientific), Shri Subramanian (Technical), Shri Shanmughan (Administrative) and Shri Kunjan (Skilled Support) were also honoured on the occasion. Dr. Suseela Mathew, HOD, Biochemistry and Nutrition Division welcomed the gathering while Shri P.J. Davis, Senior Administrative Officer proposed the vote of thanks. The function ended with a variety entertainment programme staged by the staff.
Dr. K. Gopakumar inaugurating the celebrations. Also seen are Dr. C.N. Ravishankar, Shri Subramanian,
Shri Kunjan, Shri Shanmughan, Shri Krishna Iyer and Shri P.J. Davis
Dr. C.N. Ravishankar delivering the presidential address
Dr. K. Gopakumar delivering the inaugural address