Indian Council of Agricultural Research
CENTRAL MARINE FISHERIES RESEARCH INSTITUTE

Home Research Advisory Committee (RAC)

Each ICAR Institute excluding National Research Centre shall have a Research Advisory Committee and the powers/functions of the Research Advisory Committee shall include:-

1. to suggest research programme based on national and global context of Research in the thrust areas.
2. To review the research achievements of the Institute and to see that these are consistent with the mandate of the Institute and
3. any other function that may be specifically assigned by the Director General, ICAR.

Present Research Advisory Committee of CMFRI

Sl. No. Name & Designation Position Tenure
1 Dr. B.N. Desai,
Ex-Director, National Institute of Oceanography,
Hansrajwady (Behind Potdar High School),
Tagore Road, Santacruz West, Mumbai -400 054.
Ph: 022-20492640, Mob: 0932212357
Chairman 22.05.2013
to
21.05.2016
2 Dr. C.B.S Dutt,
Group Director, (Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences) National Remote Sensing Centre,
Balanagar, Hyderabad – 500 625
Email: dutt_cbs@yahoo.co.in
Member 22.05.2013
to
21.05.2016
3 Dr. E. Vivekanandan,                                        
Pr. Scientist (Retd.)
Plot 1, Sarathy Nagar, 5th Street,
Velachery, Chennai – 600 042.
Mob: 09444238648
Member 22.05.2013
to
21.05.2016
4 Dr. T. Balasubramanian,                                   
(Dean, CAS, Marine Biology),
22/29, Muthu Manickam Nagar,
North Main Road Extension,
Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu – 608 001.
Mob. 09443330214, Res. 04144230214
Member 22.05.2013
to
21.05.2016
5 Shri Manoj Sharma,                                                      
No. 21, Suryadarshan Row House
Besides CNG Station, Jahangipura,
Rander Road, Surat
Gujarat- 395 005
Member 22.05.2013
to
21.05.2016
6 Dr. R. A. Selvakumar,                           
Ex. ADG (M.Fy.), ICAR,
B4, Kalaniketan Apartment,
Balaji Nagar, Padikuppam Road,
Anna Nagar, Chennai – 600 040
Mob: 09840700474
Member 22.05.2013
to
21.05.2016
7 Dr. Madan Mohan,                                           
Assistant Director General (M.Fy.),
Indian Council of Agricultural Research,
KAB – II, Pusa, New Delhi – 12.
Member 22.05.2013
to
21.05.2016
8 Non-official Member from IMC To be nominated by ICAR
9 Non-official Member from IMC
10 The Director,                                                    
CMFRI, Cochin
Member  
11 Dr.  P.U. Zacharia,                                                        
Pr. Scientist & Head, DFD,
CMFRI, Cochin
Member Secretary 22.05.2013
to
21.05.2016
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