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



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.

Rule

Category

Name

Designation

2.01(i)

Director of Institute

Dr. Gopal Krishna Director, CIFE, Mumbai

Chairman

2.01 (ii)

Two members of the Governing Body of the ICAR nominated by its President

Shri Bijay Kumar, IAS Additional Chief Secretary/ Principal Secretary (Agriculture & Marketing) ADF Department, Mantralaya, Govt. of Maharashtra, Mumbai

Member

Shri Chhabiledra Roul, IAS Secretary (I.C.A.R.) Indian Council of Agricultural Research Krishi Bhavan New Delhi – 110 001

Member

2.01(iii)

Sr. Scientist / Heads of Divisions of related groups or disciplines and Project Coordinators to be nominated by the President of the ICAR by rotation for a period of two years – total number not to exceed 8 (eight).

Dr. N. K.Chadha, Head, Aquaculture Div. CIFE, Mumbai

Member

Dr. K.V.Rajendran, Head, AEHM Division CIFE, Mumbai

Member

Dr. Aparna Chaudhari Head, FGB Division, CIFE, Mumbai

Member

Dr. B.B.Nayak Head, FRHPHM Division CIFE, Mumbai

Member

Dr. Neelam Saharan Principal Scientist CIFE, Mumbai

Member

Dr.Geetanjali Deshmukhe Principal Scientist CIFE, Mumbai

Member

Dr. Arpita Sharma Principal Scientist CIFE, Mumbai

Member

Dr. A.K.Balange Senior Scientist CIFE, Mumbai

Member

2.01(iv)

Joint Director (Teaching) / Senior Scientist-in-charge

Dr. N.P.Sahu Dean (Academics) CIFE, Mumbai.
(27.07.2016 – 26.07.2019)

Member (Council’s approval received on 01.08.2016)

2.01(v)

Joint Director (Research) / Senior Scientist-in-charge

Joint Director CIFE, Mumbai

Member

2.01(vi)

Joint Director (Extension) / Senior Scientist-in-charge

Dr. S.N.Ojha Principal Scientist CIFE, Mumbai
(27.07.2016 – 26.07.2019)

Member (Council’s approval received on 01.08.2016)

2.01(vii)

A Vice-Chancellor of an Agricultural University to be nominated by the President of ICAR.

Prof. A.K. Mishra Maharashtra Animal & Fishery Sciences University, Fatala Lake Road Nagpur – 440 001

Member

2.01(viii)

One representative from the ICAR to be nominated by the Director General, ICAR.

Dr. K.K.Vijayan Director, Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture #75, Santhome High Road, Raja Annamalai Puram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600 028
(27.07.2016 – 26.07.2019)

Member (Council’s approval received on 01.08.2016)

2.01(ix)

Director of one of the Fisheries Institutes of the ICAR to be nominated by rotation for a period of two years by the Director General, ICAR.

Dr. A. Gopalakrishnan Director, Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, P.B.No.1603, Ernakulam North, P.O.Cochin-682018, Kerala.
(27.07.2016 – 26.07.2019)

Member (Council’s approval received on 01.08.2016)

2.01(x)

Commissioner of Fisheries in Union Department of Agriculture.

Dr. P. Paul Pandian Fisheries Development Commissioner Department of Animal Husbandary, dairying & Fisheries Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Room No. 248 - C, Krishi Bhavan, New Delhi - 110 001
(27.07.2016 – 26.07.2019)

Member (Council’s approval received on 01.08.2016)

2.01(xi)

One eminent Scientist in the field of fisheries, who is not an employee of ICAR to be nominated by the President of ICAR for a period of two years.

Dr. Manoj M. Sharma Mayank Aquaculture Pvt. Ltd., 204-205,Suryadarshan Complex, Jahangirpura Road, Beside CNG Gas Station, Ramnagar, Surat -395009

Member

2.01(xii)

One eminent Agricultural Educationist, who is not an employee of the ICAR to be nominated by the President, ICAR for a period of two years.

Dr. K. Gopakumar Former DDG(Fy.) 28/863, Cheruparamsath Road, Kadavantura, Cochin – 682020 Kerala

Member

2.01(xiii)

Two non-official persons representing fisheries interest to be nominated by the President, ICAR

Shri Rajendra Shantaram Meher At Post – Satpati, Taluka – Palghar, Maharashtra

Member

Shri Mahesh Dashrath Bobadi 396, Bhavani Niwas, Ram Mandir Road, Khar (W), Mumbai – 400 052

Member

2.01(xiv)

Financial Advisor, ICAR or his nominee

Shri Devendra Kumar Director (Finance) ICAR, New Delhi
(27.07.2016 – 26.07.2019)

Member (Council’s approval received on 01.08.2016)

2.01(xv)

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

Shri Mahesh B. Khubdikar Sr. Administrative Officer CIFE, Mumbai
(27.07.2016 – 26.07.2019)

Member-Secretary (Council’s approval received on 01.08.2016)




Organogram/Organisation Setup

Staff Strength

Staff Position category wise (2017-2018)
Category Sanctioned In position Vacant
Scientific 106 83 23
Technical 106 72 34
Administrative 64 42 22
Skilled Supporting 69 44 25
Non Ministerial 1 1 0
Total 346 242 104

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. E.G.Silas Chairman
2. Dr. J.K. Jena Member
3. Dr. Gopal Krishna Member
4. Dr. T.K. Srinivasa Gopal Member
5. Dr. P.N. Pandey Member
6. Dr. Sridhar Sivasubbu Member
7. Dr. Indrani Karunasagar Member
8. Dr. Pani Prasad 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 for a period of two years w.e.f. May 2016 to April 2018:

1.

Vice Chancellor, C.I.F.E.

Dr. Gopal Krishna

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 Prakash 
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. M. Krishnan

Member

Fish Nutrition, Biochemistry and Physiology

Dr. N.P. Sahu

Member

Genetics & Biotechnology

Dr. Aparna Chaoudhari

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. Kiran Dubey Rawat

Member

Dr. B. K. Mahapatra

Member

Dr. Nalini Ranjan Kumar

Member

Dr. K. Pani Prasad

Member

Dr. P. P. Srivastava

Member

Dr. Subhendu Dutta

Member

Dr. Ashok Jaiswar

Member

Dr. Rupam Sharma

Member

Dr. Subodh Gupta

Member

Dr. Megha Bedekar

Member

6.

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

Dr. Zeba Abidi

Member

Dr. Sanath Kumar

Member

Dr. Ashutosh Dev

Member

7.

Three Assistant Professors form the Departments by rotation of seniority

Dr. Pavan Kumar

Member

Mr. Hari Krishna

Member

Dr. S. K. Nayak

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

Dr. M. V. Gupta, Ph.D.D.Sc. (Hon)
World Food Prize Laureate
Former Asstt. Director General,
Worldfish Centre (Retd.)
C502, Aditya Elite, B.S. Maktha,
Hyderabad-500 016.

Member

Dr. K. M. Bujarbaruah, Assam
Agricultural University
Near Police Reserve,
Jorhat, Assam 785013.

Member

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

Director, CIFRI, Barrackpore

Member

Director, DCFR, Bhimtal

Member

Director, CIFT, Cochin

Member

10.

Two student representatives

President, PGSSU

Member

Representative of ACM of PGSSU

Member

11.

Sr. Registrar/CAO/SAO

Shri Mahesh Khubdikar 
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
Sr. No.      
1.
Director, ICAR-CIFE, Mumbai

Dr. Gopal Krishna

Chairperson

2.
Joint Director, CIFE, Mumbai Joint Director

Member

3.
Joint Director( Academic)/ Scientist In Charge Dr. S. Jahageerdar

Member

4.
Deputy Director General (Agricultural Extension) ICAR, New Delhi Dr. A.K. Singh

Member

5.
Head, Fisheries Economics, Extension and Statistics Division Dr. S.N. Ojha, FEES Head (Acting)

Member


Four managerial scientists of the institute each representing the four schools to be nominated for a period of TWO year by the BOM
i.
Head, Fisheries Resources, Harvest and Post-Harvest Division Dr. B.B. Nayak Member
ii.
Head, Aquaculture Division Dr. N.K. Chaddha

Member

iii.
Head, Aquatic Environment and Health Management Division Dr. Rajendran K.V. Member
iv.
Head, Fish Nutrition, Biochemistry and Physiology Division Dr. N.P. Sahu Member

Five scientists of the Institute to be nominated by the Board of Management on a TWO year tenure basis
i.
Principal Scientist, Aquaculture Division Dr. V.K. Tiwari

Member

ii.
Principal Scientist, Fisheries Resources, Harvest and Post-Harvest Division Dr. Amjad Balange Member
iii.
Principal Scientist, Fisheries Economics, Extension and Statistics Division Dr. Swadesh Prakash Member
iv.
Senior Scientist, Fish Nutrition, Biochemistry and Physiology Division Dr. Ashutosh D. Deo Member

One Scientist from regional Research station/other outstation to be nominated by BOM for TWO years tenure basis
i.
OIC, CIFE Rohtak Centre, Shri V. Harikrishna Member

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
DAHDF

Fisheries Development Commissioner, GOI or his/her nominee Member

Director of the ICAR Fisheries Research Institute to be nominated by the Board of Management on Two years rotation
i.
Director, ICAR-CIFA, Bhubneshwar Dr. P. Jayashankar 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 Govt. of Maharahtra, Mumbai Shri M. Gaikwad, IAS Member
ii.
Joint Commissioner of Fisheries Govt. of Maharahtra, Mumbai Shri Vinod Naik Member

12.
One Extension Scientist representing Fisheries Development (to be nominated on TWO years basis by Board of Management)
i.
Senior Scientist (Extension), FEES Division Dr. Ananthan P.S. Member

13.
Joint Director Extension/Scientist In charge
ii.
Principal Scientist,(Extension) FEES Division Dr. Arpita Sharma, Member Secretary

IJSC

Dr. Gopal Krishna
Director Chairman
Official Side
1.
Dr. Aparna Chaudhari Principal Scientist, HOD Member
2.
Dr.Gaurav Rathore Principal Scientist Member
3.
Dr. Amjad Balange Senior Scientist Member
4.
Shri. Suresh Chandra C.F.& A.O. Member
5.
Shri Mahesh Khubdikar Sr. Administrative Officer Member
6.
Mrs.S.R.Wadhavkar Asstt. Admn. Officer Member - Secretary
Staff Side
7.
Shri. Ashok G. Kolambkar Administration Secretary (Staff Side)
8.
Shri. Mahesh B. Waghela Administration Member (CJSC)
9.
Shri. Arun A.Puri Gosavi Technical Member
10.
Shri. Pranya K.Biswal Technical Member
11.
Shri. Surajbali R. Jaiswar Skill Support Staff Member
12.
Shri. Sambhaji S. Shelke Skill Support Staff Member