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EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Chairman
Dr. J. K. Jena

Deputy Director General (Fisheries)
Indian Council of Agricultural Research
jkjena2@gmail.com

Vice Chairman
Dr. A. Gopalakrishnan

Director,
CMFRI, Ernakulam North P.O., Kochi-682 018. Ernakulam
agopalkochi@gmail.com

Secretary
Dr. B.A. Shamasundar

Professor & Head,,
Professor & Head,, Dept of Fish Processing Technology, College of Fisheries Mangalore 575002
bashamasundar@rediffmail.com
bashamasundar@gmail.com

Treasurer
Dr. (Mrs.). Mridula Rajesh

Asst. Professor,
Dept of Aquatic Environment Management,
College of Fisheries Mangalore 575002
mridularajesh789@yahoo.co.in

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Dr. V. K. Saxena

,
Associate Professor and Head, Dept. of Zoology, Narain (P.G.) College, Shikohabad – 205135 (U.P)
vk.saxena676@gmail.com

Prof. Dr. P. Nammalwar


Project Advisor / Guest Faculty, Educational Multimedia Research Center - EMRC Department of Media Sciences Anna University, Chennai - 600 025 T N
drnrajan@gmail.com
drnamrajan@yahoo.com

Dr. Ashim Kumar Nath


Professor Aquatic Ecology and Fisheries Laboratory Department of Zoology Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University Purulia, West Bengal, India
nathasim@yahoo.com

Dr. P. K. Pradhan


Senior Scientist, NBFGR, anal Ring Road, P.O. Dilkusha, Lucknow - 226 002 U.P
pradhanpk1@gmail.com

Dr. Shivakumar Magada


Professor (Aquatic Biology), Department of Aquatic Environment and Management, College of Fisheries, Mangalore 575002 Karnataka
fishcomagada@rediffmail.com
shivakumarmagada@gmail.com

Industry-Interface Task Force


Members Dr. Santhana Krishnan- Convener , Dr. Srinivas Gopal, Mr. Sandip Ahirao

Tasks

  • Increase industry members in AFS and promote active participation of industry in AFS events
  • Gather information on industry requirements and bring them to the attention of researchers and development professionals through suitable platforms
  • Link Indian Industry with AFS and help in expanding business opportunities through participation in triennial events of AFS
  • Explore new ideas to bring greater interaction between industry and Society
 

Events / Publications Task Force


Members Dr. Gopala Krishnan-Convener, Dr. Rina Chakrabarti, Dr. V. Kripa, Dr. K.Dinesh , Dr. Rekha Nair

Tasks

  • Identify appropriate events which the Society can organize on its own or collaborate or extend technical support
  • Pursue for publishing the outcome of Society events in peer reviewed journals
  • Institute an e-newsletter to reach a wider audience periodically. This news letter can be a main vehicle to communicate accomplishments of members in professional career , publication of research news of members , etc. Newsletter would aim to increase bondage between members and Society
  • First quarter newsletter to appear during April, 2012. Committee should aim at timely publication, irrespective of quantum of news.

Policy, Innovations, task management Task Force


Members Dr. M.C. Nandeesha-Convener , Dr. Mohan Joseph Dr. J.K.Jena, Dr. Vasudevappa, Dr. B.A. Shamasundar, P. Krishnan, Dr. Syda Rao

Tasks

  • Develop a vision document for the AFSIB and develop a strategic plan for three years 
  • Contribute to the national policy on fisheries education, research and development
  • Provide necessary information to States that can help them to invest more in fisheries sector
  • Innovate ideas that can make AFSIB to be recognized for its science-based programs
  • Explore ways for enriching the triennial Indian Fisheries Forum scientifically
  • Conduct skill-audit of the members and explore ways for involving them in various activities of the Society.
  • Ensure quarterly compilation of report from all the task force and present to the Ex.Com and a report to general membership
 

Digital Task Force


Members Dr. Mohan Joseph Modayil-Convener , Dr. V. Kripa, Dr. B.B. Nayak

Tasks

  • Develop an information-rich and interactive website for AFSIB
  • Develop an e-newsletter for AFSIB   
  • Ensure all publications deposition on website in digital format and create a digital repository for the Society’s publications, events, etc and place them in the website.
  • Build a data base of all the Office Bearers of the past 9 councils, encourage them to join Society as members and participate in silver jubilee function    

Membership and Resource Generation Task


Members Dr. Shamsundar-Convener ,Dr. Mridula Rajesh, Dr. Vasudevappa , Dr. "Dr. Nammalvar Rajan" Dr. Asha Langde

Tasks

  • Generate financial resource for the society exploring innovative waysand contribute for improving the financial health of the Society
  • Pursue membership drive vigorously to enhance the membership of the society under various categories (Target by 2012 : a minimum of 300 members). Provide quarterly update to AFSIB Ex.COM on the membership status with list of new members recruited in the quarter.  
  • Maintain the accounts of the society and post the half-yearly income and expenses statement on the website and provide income –expense statement to AFSIB executive Committee every quarter
  • Ensure preparation and filing of annual audit reports

Awards Committee


Members Dr. N. Basavaraja – Convener , Dr. Mridula Rajesh , Dr. A.Y Desai, Dr. Manja Naik

Tasks

  • Build a database of all the award winners of the Society and ensure participation of all award winners presence in the silver jubilee event.
  • Explore innovative ways to improve the linkage between the society and the awardees.
  • Ensure all awards for the 10th Council duration are done upholding the society’s tradition of objectivity and fairness.
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