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ICAR-CIFE Announces Endowment Awards to Recognize Fisheries Sciences Research Contributions

ICAR-CIFE's annual Endowment Awards recognize important research in fisheries sciences, fostering talent and encouraging young scholars in the field.

Shivam Dwivedi
ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education (Photo Source: ICAR-CIFE/Fb )
ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education (Photo Source: ICAR-CIFE/Fb )

ICAR-CIFE has instituted Endowment Awards, to be given every year, to recognise significant research contributions in the field of fisheries sciences. The Awards are meant to reward budding talent and encourage young scholars to further excel, and contribute to the growth of the knowledge-driven fisheries sector. The following Awards are being announced for the year 2024.

Sl. No.

Name of the Award

Eligibility Criteria

Application Form

1.

Dr. Hiralal Chaudhuri Young Scientist Award (2024)

Any researcher (Scientist/Faculty) affiliated to any of the ICAR accredited Fisheries Colleges/Universities or Union/State government agencies in India whose age is below 40 years on 31/03/2024.

Annexure-1 (Category I)

   

Certificate with Citation & Cash (Rs. 5000/-)

 

2.

Dr. C.V. Kulkarni Best Young Scientist Award (2024)

   
   

Certificate with Citation & Gold Medal

 

3.

Dr. Hiralal Chaudhuri Best Fish Farmer (2024)

Fish farmer from any part of the country who is actively engaged in fish farming activities.

Annexure-2 (Category II)

   

Certificate with Citation & Cash (Rs. 5000/-)

 

4.

Dr. C.V. Kulkarni Best PhD Student Research Award (2024)

Ph.D. graduates from any of the ICAR accredited Fisheries Colleges/Universities in India who were awarded Ph.D. degree between 01.04.2023 to 31.03.2024

Annexure-3 (Category III)

   

Certificate with Citation & Gold Medal

 

5.

Prof. Ravindranath Krothapalli Best PhD Thesis Award (2024)

Ph.D. graduates who obtained their PhD degree from ICAR-CIFE, Mumbai between 01.04.2023 to 31.03.2024

 
   

Certificate with Citation & Gold Medal

 

6.

Dr. D.R.Jalihal Gold Medal for overall Best MFSc Student (2024)

MFSc graduates from any of the ICAR accredited Fisheries Colleges/Universities in India who were awarded MFSc degree between 01.04.2023 to 31.03.2024

Annexure-4 (Category IV)

   

Certificate with Citation & Gold Medal

 

7.

Dr.C.V.Kulkarni Gold Medal for MFSc Student Research (2024)

MFSc graduates who obtained their MFSc from ICAR-CIFE, Mumbai between 01.04.2023 to 31.03.2024

 
   

Certificate with Citation & Gold Medal

 

8.

Smt. Nirmala C. Kulkarni Gold Medal for MFSc Girl Student Research Award (2024)

MFSc graduates (girls) who obtained their MFSc degree from ICAR-CIFE, Mumbai between 01.04.2023 to 31.03.2024

 
   

Certificate with Citation & Gold Medal

 

9.

Dr. C.V. Kulkarni International Travel Award (2024)

ICAR-CIFE PhD students enrolled during Academic Years 2020-2021, 2021-22 and 2022-23, and continue to be on roll as on April 2024; Shall be able to participate & present a research paper (oral/poster) in an International Conference from PhD research/academic work upto 31.03.2025.

Annexure-5 (Category V)

   

Certificate with Citation & Travel Grant of Rs.20,000/-

 

10.

Prof. Ravindranath Krothapalli International Travel Award (2024)

   
   

Certificate with Citation & Travel Grant of Rs.20,000/-

 

 

General Guidelines for Applicants

Interested candidates must submit their applications via the prescribed Application Form, available on the ICAR-CIFE website at https://www.cife.edu.in/. The Application Form should be neatly typed, certified, signed, and forwarded through the appropriate channel to the Director, ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai.

Applications must be submitted as a SINGLE PDF file, along with copies of self-attested documents, via email to endowaward@cife.edu.in by 07.05.2024.

Candidates may apply for multiple Awards within each Category, adhering to the eligibility criteria. However, only ONE Application Form is required per Award Category, with the applicant specifying the name(s) of the Award(s) applied for on the form. Successful candidates will receive only ONE Award per individual. For any queries related to ICAR-CIFE Endowment Awards, please write to endowaward@cife.edu.in

Application Form Link

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