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Awards

SOFTI Award

The Society instituted the Biennial SOFTI Award in 1993, to honour scientists and technologists who have made outstanding contributions in any branch of fisheries technology. The Award carries a medallion, a citation and a cash component of  Rs. 25,000.

  

 

The recipients of the prestigious award include eminent person in the field of fisheries like,
 
Dr. K. H. Alikunhi
Former Director, Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai (1993)
 
Dr. E. G. Silas
Former Vice Chancellor, Kerala Agricultural University, Trichur (1995)
 
Mr. Devidas Menon
Former Director, Integrated Fisheries Project, Cochin (1997)
 
Dr. N. Balakrishnan Nair
Professor Emeritus, University of Kerala, Trivandrum (1999)
 
Dr. K. Gopakumar
Former Deputy Director General (FY), ICAR, New Delhi(2001)
 
Dr. T. S. Gopalakrishna Iyer
Former Joint Director, Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin (2003)
 
Dr. S. N. Dwivedi
 
Former Director, CIFE, Mumbai, Former Director General, Madhya Pradesh Council for Science and Technology, MP (2005)
 
Dr. S. Z. Qasim
Former Secretary, DOD, New Delhi (2007)
 
Dr. S. Ayyappan
Secretary (DARE) & Director General (ICAR), New Delhi (2009)
 
Dr. Saiyed Asif Husain Abidi
 
 
Former Member (Animal Science & Fisheries), Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board, (Department of Agriculture Research & Education), Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India (2011)

Best Paper Award

The Society instituted the Best Paper Award in 1992 for the best scientific paper appearing in the journal Fishery Technology. The Award given annually carries a citation and a cash component of Rs. 5000