Administration

The Institute is a constituent unit of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, which is a Society registered under the Societies Registration Act (Act XXI of 1860). ICAR is under Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE) under Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Govt. of India. The Director is the Principal Executive Officer of the Institute. The Director is also the Vice-Chancellor as CIFE is a Deemed to be University under Sec 3 of UGC Act 1956. The Board of Management (BoM), chaired by Director/Vice Chancellor, is the highest policy and decision making body at the Institute level. The decisions and recommendations pertaining to academic, research and extension activities of the Institute are made by Academic Council, Research Advisory Committee and Extension Council, respectively. The Dean (Academics) is responsible for the overall supervision of the programs of post-graduate education and training at the Institute.

The Institute has four main bodies which are responsible for broad policy matters and decision making in regard to overall management, research, post-graduate education, and training and extension education. They are:

  • Board of Management
  • Planning and Monitoring Board
  • Research Advisory Committee
  • Academic Council
  • Extension Council
  • Institute Research Council
  • Grievance Redressal policy



Board of Management

The highest policy making body of the Institute is the Board of Management. The Research Council is responsible for monitoring the research project proposals, their progress and practical application. All the matters relating to post-graduate education and training are decided by the Academic Council which is supported by five Standing Committees and Board of Studies in various disciplines. The Extension Council is responsible to formulate the extension education and transfer of technology programs, and to monitor the same.

Board of Management(BOM) of ICAR-CIFE, Mumbai, w.e.f. 06.02.2020

Rule

Category

Name

Designation

2.01(i)

Director of Institute

Dr. Gopal Krishna
Director, CIFE, Mumbai

Chairman

2.01(iv)

Joint Director (Teaching) / Senior Scientist-in-charge to be nominated by DG,ICAR.

Dr. N.P. Sahu
Principal Scientist / HoD (Acting) & Dean (Academics) CIFE, Mumbai

Member

2.01(v)

Joint Director (Research) / Senior Scientist-in-charge to be nominated by DG,ICAR.

Dr. K.V.Rajendran,
Principal Scientist/HoD, CIFE, Mumbai

Member

2.01(vi)

Joint Director (Extension) / Senior Scientist-in-charge to be nominated by DG,ICAR.

Dr. S.N.Ojha,
Principal Scientist / HoD (Acting) CIFE, Mumbai

Member

2.01(viii)

One representative from the ICAR to be nominated by the DG, ICAR.

Dr. Ravishankar C. N.
Director, CIFT, Kochi

Member

2.01(ix)

Director of one of the Fisheries Institutes of the ICAR to be nominated by DG, ICAR by period of rotation

Dr. Basanta Kumar Das,
Director, CIFRI, Barrackpore(WB)

Member

2.01(x)

Commissioner of Fisheries in Union Department of Agriculture.

Commissioner(Fisheries),
Maharashtra

Member

2.01(xv)

Joint Director (Admn.) / Scientist-in-charge

Shri P.J.Davis,
Sr. Administrative Officer CIFE, Mumbai

Member-Secretary




Organogram/Organisation Setup

Staff Strength

SANCTIONED STRENGTH OF ICAR – CIFE AS ON OCTOBER, 2020
Category Sanctioned In position Vacant
Scientific 109 86 23
Technical 106 62 44
Administrative 64 41 23
Skilled Support Staff 46 41 05
Non Ministerial 01 01 00
Total 326 231 95
Sanctioned Staff Strength

Advisory Councils/Committees

Research Advisory Committee

The composition of the Research Advisory Committee (RAC) is formed by ICAR. The present composition is as:

S No. Name Designation
1. Dr. K. Gopalkumar
Former DDG (Fisheries Science) ICAR
Chairman
2. Dr. E. Vivekanandan
Former Head Demersal Fisheries Division, ICAR-CMFRI
Member
3. Dr. Ravichandran Former
Director in charge, ICAR-CIBA & Member Secretary, Aquaculture Authority of India
Member
4. Dr. Rina Chakrabarti
Professor, Aqua Research Lab, Department of Zoology, University of Delhi
Member
5. Dr. C. G. Joshi
Director Gujarat Biotechnology Research Centre, Dept. of Science and Technology
Member
6. Dr. K. M. Shankar
Former Dean, College of Fisheries
Member
7. Dr. J. K. Jena
Deputy Director General (Fisheries Science),ICAR
Member
8. Dr. Gopal Krishna
Director, ICAR-CIFE , Mumbai
Member
9. Dr. K. Pani Prasad
Principal Scientist, ICAR-CIFE, Mumbai
Member Secretary

Institute Research Council

The composition of the Institute Research Council shall be as under:

Sr. No. Particulars Post/Title
1. Director Chairman
2. Joint Director (Research) Member
3. Joint Director (Extension) Member
4. Deputy Director General (Fisheries), ICAR Member
5. Four managerial scientists of the Institute (ProjectDirectors/Heads of Divisions) one to represent each of the schools (to be nominated for a period of two years by the Board of Management Member
6. Five scientists of the Institute other than the managerialscientists (to be nominated by the Board of Management on a two year tenure basis) Member
7. One Project Coordinator (to be nominated for a period of two years by the Board of Management) Member
8. One Scientist from the Regional Research Station/other out-stations (to be nominated for a two year tenure by the Board of Management) Member
9. Two eminent scientists from outside the Institute (to be nominated by the Board of Management on a two year tenure basis) Member
10. Joint Director (Administration), CIFE Member
11. Principal/Senior Scientist, CIFE Member Secretary

Powers and Functions Of The Institute Research Council

  • To review current research programs and monitor the progress
  • To suggest changes in the programs as it may deem desirable and appropriate
  • To review the position with regard to the provisions and use of research facilities
  • To promote inter-disciplinary research with outside agencies and institutions
  • To bring about balanced horizontal and vertical coordination of research activities
  • To recommend steps on action desirable for all-round progress of research and their application.

 

Academic Council

Under UGC (Institutions Deemed to be Universities) Regulations, 2010 for Constitution of the Academic Council, the Director, CIFE Mumbai has been pleased to nominate the following members in the Academic Council w.e.f. January,2019 to December, 2020:

1.

Vice Chancellor, C.I.F.E.

Dr. Gopal Krishna
Director, CIFE Mumbai

Chairman

2.

Pro Vice-Chancellor / Joint Director

Joint Director, CIFE

Vice Chairman

3.

Dean(s) of Faculties

Dr. N. P. Sahu 
Dean (Academics)

Member

Dr. Swadesh P. Tiwari 
Dean (Student Welfare)

Member

4.

Heads of the Departments

 

Aquaculture

Dr. N. K. Chadha

Member

Fisheries Resource, Harvest & Post Harvest Management

Dr. B. B. Nayak 

Member

Fisheries Economics, Extension and statistics

Dr. S. N. Ojha

Member

Fish Nutrition, Biochemistry and Physiology

Dr. N.P. Sahu

Member

Genetics & Biotechnology

Dr. Aparna Chaudhari

Member

Aquatic Environment and Health Management

Dr. K. V. Rajendran

Member

5.

Ten Professors other than the Heads of the Departments (by rotation of seniority)

Dr. Naresh S. Nagpure

Member

Dr. S. Jahageerdar

Member

Dr. G. H. Pailan

Member

Dr. P. P. Srivastava

Member

Dr. Gayatri Tripathi

Member

Dr. R. P. Raman

Member

Dr. Munil kumar

Member

Dr. Parimal Sardar

Member

Dr. K. Pani Prasad

Member

Dr. G. Deshmukhe

Member

6.

Three Associate Professors from the Departments other than the Heads of the Departments by rotation of seniority

Dr. Rama Sharma

Member

Dr. A. K. Balange

Member

Dr. Megha K. Bedekar

Member

7.

Three Assistant Professors form the Departments by rotation of seniority

Dr. Shreedharan

Member

Mr. Muralidhar Ande

Member

Dr. Shashi Bhushan

Member

8.

Three persons from amongst educationists of repute or persons from any other field related to the activities of the Institution deemed to be University who are not in the service of the Institution deemed to be University, nominated by the Vice-Chancellor

Prof. R. C. Srivastava,
Vice-Chancellor,
Dr. Rajendra Prasad
Agricultural University, Pusa, Samastipur,
Bihar – 848125, India,
Email Id: vc@rpcau.ac.in

Member

Prof. Devang V. Khakhar
Director,
IIT Mumbai, Powai,
Mumbai-400076
Email Id: director@iitb.ac.in

Member

Dr. N. S. Rathore
DDG (Education)
ICAR, New Delhi.

Member

9.

Three persons who are not members of the teaching staff, co-opted by the Academic Council for their specialized knowledge

Dr.Chindi Vasudevappa,
Vice-Chancellor,
NIFTM,(Deemed to be University),Sonipat,
Haryana-131028,
Email Id: vc@niftem.ac.in

Member

Dr.Kuldeep K. Lal,
Director,
ICAR-NBFGR,
Lucknow-226002,
Email Id: director@nbfgr.res.in

Member

Dr.S.Felix,
Vice-Chancellor,
Tamil Nadu
Dr.Jayalalithaa
Fisheries University(TNFU),
Tamil Nadu- 611001
Email Id: felix@tnjfu.ac.in

Member

Dr.R.R.B.Singh,
Joint Director,
(Academic),
NDRI(Deemed University)Near Jewels Hotel, GT Rd.,Karnal,
Haryana – 132001
Email Id: jda@ndri.res.in

Member

10.

Two student representatives

President, PGSSU,
ICAR-CIFE Mumbai

Member

Student Academic Member,
ICAR-CIFE Mumbai

Member

11.

Sr. Registrar/CAO/SAO

Shri P. J. Davis 
Deputy Registrar

Member Secretary

 

Extension Council

Terms of Reference

  • The Extension Education Programmes and Projects of the University;
  • Coordination of Extension Education activities;
  • Development of farmers Education, Training and Advisory Services;
  • Monitoring and evaluation of the Extension Education Programmes and Projects of the University;
  • Any other matter referred to it by the Vice-Chancellor, Board or any other authority of the University

Extension Council Members as per latest office order received for updating :

1. Director, ICAR-CIFE, Mumbai Dr. Gopal Krishna Chairman
2. Joint Director, Academics / Scientist InCharge, ICAR-CIFE, Mumbai Dr.N.P.Sahu Member
3. Joint Director( Research)/ Scientist InCharge, ICAR-CIFE, Mumbai Dr. K.V.Rajendran Member
4. Deputy Director General (Agricultural Extension) ICAR or his nominee, Division of Agriculture Extension, KAB, New Delhi Dr. A.K. Singh Member
5. Head, Fisheries Economics, Extension and Statistics Division Dr. S.N. Ojha, Member

6.
Four managerial scientists of the institute each representing the four schools to be nominated for a period of 2 year by the BOM
i. Head, Aquaculture Division Head of Division Member
ii. Head, Fish Genetics and Biotechnology Head of Division Member
iii. Head, Fisheries Resources, Harvest and Post-Harvest Division Head of Division Member
iv. Principal Scientist, Fish Genetics and Biotechnology Dr. N.S.Nagpure Member

7.
Five scientists of the Institute to be nominated by the BOM on a 2 year tenure basis
i. Officer Incharge, CIFE Regional Centre, Kolkata Dr. N.S.Nagpure Member
ii. Principal Scientist, Fish Nutrition, Biochemistry and Physiology Division Dr. Parimal Sardar Member
iii. Senior Scientist, Fisheries Resources, Harvest and Post-Harvest Division Dr. Sanath Kumar Member
iv. Officer Incharge, CIFE Regional Centre, Kakinada Dr. Murlidhar Ande Member
v. Officer Incharge, CIFE Regional Centre, Powerkheda Dr.Sunil Kumar Member

8.
One Scientist from regional Research station/other outstation to be nominated by the BOM for 2 years tenure basis
i. Officer Incharge, CIFE Regional Centre, Motipur Dr. Md. Aklakur Member

9.
One representative from Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation to be nominated by the Agriculture Commissioner
i. Fisheries Development Commissioner, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India or his nominee Commissioner of Fisheries, Govt. of India Member

10.
Director of the ICAR Fisheries Research Institute to be nominated by the BOM on a 2 year tenure basis
i. Director, CIFT, Cochin Dr. Ravinshankar C.N. Member

11.
Two representatives from the Government of Maharashtra (to be nominated by Govt. of Maharashtra from the field of Fisheries)
i. Commissioner of Fisheries Taraporwala Aquarium, Mumbai or his nominee Commissioner of Fisheries, Maharashtra Member
ii. Joint Commissioner of Fisheries Taraporwala Aquarium, Mumbai or his nominee Joint Commissioner of Fisheries, Maharashtra Member

12. One Extension Scientist representing Fisheries Development to be nominated by the BOM for 2 years tenure basis Dr.Shivaji Argade Member

13. Joint Director Extension/Scientist Incharge Dr. Arpita Sharma Member Secretary

office-order - Extension Council Members link

IJSC

Dr. Gopal Krishna
Director Chairman
Official Side
1.
Dr. N. P. Shahu HOD ( Acting ) Member
2.
Dr.Megha Kadam Bedekar Principal Scientist Member
3.
Mr. Satish S. Kamat Chief Tech. Officer Member
4.
Mr. P. J. Davis Sr. Admn. Officer Member
5.
Mr. Prashant Sharma Chief F. & A.O. Member
6.
Mrs.Poonam N. Behl Asstt. Admn. Officer Member - Secretary
Staff Side
7.
Mr. Ashok G. Kolambkar Assistant Secretary (Staff Side)
8.
Mr. Mahesh B. Waghela U.D.C. Member (CJSC)
9.
Mr. Suryakant L. Koli Tech. Officer Member
10.
Mr. Arun A. Puri Gosavi Sr. Tech Asstt. Member
11.
Mr. Surajbali R. Jaiswar Skill Support Staff Member
12.
Mr. Vasant N. Ondkar Skill Support Staff Member


Grievance Redressal policy

Grievance Redressal policy