NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FISHERIES ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT (NIFAM)

G.O .(Rt) 257/09/ F & PD  dated  14/5/2009 Government of  Kerala  have  decided  to  constitute  and  register  an  agency  viz.  NATIONAL   INSTITUTE OF FISHERIES ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT (NIFAM) ERNAKULAM  under  the  “Travancore-Cochin Literary Scientific and charitable societies Act 1955”.

ACTIVITIES

Fisheries play a crucial role in the overall economic development of the State. The sustained development of the Fisheries sector imparting training to the functionaries and in turn to the Farmers/ Fishermen in areas of special interest is the most crucial factor. With the complexity in technology the task of dissemination of knowledge and skill become complex which warrants sustained and systematic efforts on the part of Department of Fisheries. Therefore giving in service training to Fisheries personnel as well as fish farmers and fishermen assumes greater significance in the overall fisheries development strategy.

NIFAM is also extending training to personals of Departments like Local Self Government, Revenue, Survey, Fire Force, Police, Technical Education, Kudumbasree, etc. In addition NIFAM is also conducting On Job Training for VHSC students. NIFAM is looking forward to extend these facilities and training to improve the knowledge and skill of other Department personnels .

 OBJECTIVE

•    Create knowledge base,  skill  development, attitudinal changes and capacity building among stakeholders through core programmes like short-term training, interactive workshops, seminar and discussions, sponsored programmes, specialized programmes and international programmes.

The institute will:

  • Act as an assimilation and dissemination centre of the outputs of national and international research organizations in the field of fisheries and allied subjects to the stakeholders.
  • To equip the fisheries administrators of the country to cope with the changingscenario in fisheries administration, conservation and management.
  • To function as a forum to create awareness among stakeholders about the Code of Conduct for responsible Fisheries of the FAO and to fine-tune the national andState Fisheries Policies in line with the code.
  • By utilizing the latest facilities in IT, Internet and Electronic communication media, gaining access to information worldwide and making it available to the Department of Fisheries and allied institutions.
  • To serve as a national forum, of scientists, administrators, farmers and other stakeholders for interaction in contemporary issues related to fisheries.
  • Exploring the possibilities and adopting possible on-line fisheries education and  training, e-commerce etc.
  • To provide facilities for reference, data processing, documentation, production of extension aids and tools, publication and depository museum.
  • To  provide the most modern facilities    for assimilation and dissemination of information in the field of fisheries sector. For this facility computerized documentation, publication, modern library  etc. will be provided
  • Total personality development of the trainees will also be the objectives of the NIFAM. Therefore, while designing each training module, emphasis will be given on various  aspects   of personality development, attitudinal change, group interaction, group    Cohesiveness etc.

Governing Body

 1.      Hon’ble Minister (Fisheries)                                              -           Chairman

2.      Principal Secretary (Fisheries)                                          -           Vice Chairman

3.      Director, MPEDA, Kochi                                                 -           Member

4.      Director, CMFRI, Kochi                                                   -                “

5.      Director, CIFT, Kochi                                                       -                “

6.      Director, CIFNET, Kochi                                                  -                “

7.      The Regional Director, IMG, Kochi                                   -                “

8.      The Director of Fisheries                                                 -                “

9.      The Managing Director, Matsyafed                                  -                “

10.     The Executive Director, FIRMA, Thiruvananthapuram         -                “

11.     The Executive Director, ADAK                                         -               “

12.     Representative of Finance Department                             -                “

13.     Director, NIFAM                                                             -           Convenor

 

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

 There shall be an Executive Committee consisting of 5 members.

 a.         Principal Secretary (Fisheries)                                  -                Chairman

b.         The Director of Fisheries                                          -               

c.         Director, CIFT, Kochi                                               -               

d.         The Regional Director, IMG, Kochi                            -               

e.         Representative from Finance Department                 - 

f.          Director, NIFAM (Joint Director of Fisheries)             -                Convenor

 

FACILITIES AT NIFAM

NIFAM  is presently having two training halls, out of which one is air conditioned with a seating capacity of 35 and the other with a capacity of 50-60 persons. We have facility for accommodating upto 60 trainees with canteen facilities. The training halls are equipped with modern electronic equipments.

RENT FOR FACILITIES AT NIFAM  

SI.NO.

Particulars

For Fisheries Dept. & its sister concerns

For outside

(Department purpose)

1

Hall rent in hostel block training hall with 50 seating capacity + standard equipments like LCD Projector system,Public Address System etc.

Rs.2000/- per day

Rs.3,000/- per day

2

Use of only hall without computer , electronic equipments

Rs.1250/- per day

Rs.2250/- per day

3

Hall rent for a/c conference hall in Administrative block with 32-35 seating capacity + LCD projector system.

Rs.3000/- per day

Rs.5000/- per day

4

Use of a/c training hall without electronic equipments

Rs.2250/- per day

Rs.4250/- per day

5

Use of training hall without a/c and electronic equipments

Rs.1,750/- per day

3,250/- per day

6

Playing Blue ray educational or informative or recreational films for 1 hour

Rs.200/-

Rs.300/-

7

Use of hall by some most eligible poor groups /fishery schools / senior citizens etc

 

Rs.500/-

RENT FOR HOSTEL ROOM( PER DAY / PER BED)

 

SI.NO.

Particulars

Departmental trainees

General trainees(outside department)

For Government Officials (Gazetted officers)

1

ACCOMMODATION CHARGES

Rs.100/-

Rs.150 /-

1/3rd DA+Rs.25/- each for extra persons *

 

*Rates as per Govt.Order prevailing in guest houses.

Route map

NIFAM is only 3Kms away from Aluvatown , bus stand or railway station. Frequent buses are available from Aluva  to East Kadungallore. Nearest rail head is Aluvaand  airport(Cochin International Airport) only 12 Kms. away.

 

Contact us :

REGISTERED OFFICE

NIFAM
East Kadungalloor,     
U.C.College.P.O, Aluva-683 102
Ernakulam District

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Telephone : +91 484 2604179
Fax : +91 484 260 4176

 

Office

Fax

Mobile

Director

Sri. U.S.Sajeev

0484-2604179

0484-260 4176

09447576350.



 

Agencies

KSCADC | FIRMA | ADAK | KFWFB | Matsyafed | SAF | NIFAM | ME