Award and Recognitions
Awards and Recognitions won by Scientists and the Institute during 2002-2008

Awards won by the Institute  
Name of the Award Year
Won the First prize for the Best Stall under scientific institutions at “3rd All India Aquarium Show 2002” held at Cochin 2002
Kochi TOLIC Best Publication Award to ‘Matsyagandha’ and Best Implementation Award to the Institute 2002
The Rolling Trophy for the Best Hindi implementation activities for the year 2001-02 by Karwar TOLIC 2002
The Rolling Trophy for the Best Hindi implementation activities for the year 2002-03 by the Thiruvananthapuram TOLIC 2003
Bagged two First prizes, one for ‘Best Marine Aquarium set up by scientific institutions’ and another for ‘Best Multi Species Aquarium’ at the International Aqua Show 2003 held at Cochin 2003
ICAR Rajarshi Tandon Rajbhasha Award (Second prize) for the Excellent Official Hindi Implementation activities for the period 2002-03 2003
Best Annual Report Award for the year 2001-02 in the category of large ICAR research institutes 2004
Bagged first prize for the ‘Best Multi Species Aquarium’ at the International Aqua Show 2004 held at Cochin 2004
ICAR Rajarshi Tandon Rajbhasha Award (First prize) for the Excellent Official Hindi Implementation activities for the period 2003-04 2004
ICAR Rajarshi Tandon Rajbhasha Award (First prize) for the Excellent Official Hindi Implementation activities for the period 2004-05 2005
Best Marine Stall in the Aquashow at Trivandrum 2005
Best Exhibitor of Marine Ornamental Fishes at India International Aquashow, Cochin 2006
Best Annual Report Award for the year 2004-05 in the category of large ICAR research institutes 2006
Ganesh Sankar Vidhyarthi Hindi Krishi Pathrika Puraskar Yojana Award for Matsyagandha for 2006 2006
Stall showing best collection and display of marine ornamentals (First Prize) at 4th India International Aquashow, Cochin 2008
Best new introduction of Aqua Show 2008 (First Prize) at 4th India International Aquashow, Cochin 2008
Best ornamental international Aqua Show stall (Second Prize) at 4th India International Aquashow, Cochin 2008
Best mono-species aquarium (Second Prize) at 4th India International Aquashow, Cochin 2008
Best community aquarium (Second Prize) at 4th India International Aquashow, Cochin 2008
CMFRI bagged ICAR's Sardar Patel Best Institution Award for 2006-07 2008

Awards won by Individuals
Name of Scientist Name of the Award Year
Dr. (Smt.) V. Kripa, Sr. Scientist Received the non-Hindi speaking region ‘Rajbhasha Award’ in the All India Scientific and Technical Essay Competition conducted by the Kendriya Hindi Sachivalay Parishad, New Delhi 2002
Dr. V. Sriramachandra Murty, Principal Scientist Coveted Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award, 2001-2002 by ICAR for his outstanding contributions in marine fisheries development 2003
Shri K. Vijayakumaran, Senior Scientist Best Scientific Paper Award 2004 for the paper - A Simple Model for Predicting Upwelling Status along Visakhapatnam Coast, by the Society of Fisheries Technologists (India). 2004
Dr. (Mrs.) Josileen Jose, Senior Scientist The first Professor T.J. Pandian and Professor A.J. Matty Award 2005 in recognition of her contribution to aquaculture research. 2005
Dr. J.P. George, Principal Scientist National Award (Shield, Certificate, Angavasthra & Cash prize) for Non-Hindi speaking area for the All India Scientific and Technical Hindi Essay Competition conducted by Central Secretariat Hindi Parishad, New Delhi for the year 2004-05 on the topic “Mangrove ecosystem of India – Biodiversity and Conservation”. 2005
Dr. P.K. Krishnakumar, Sr. Scientist The paper presented to the 7th Indian Fisheries Forum at Bangalore on “Impact of altered river flow on the Biogeochemistry and productivity of the seas along the east and west coast of India” adjudged for the Best Poster Award for the year 2005. 2005
Dr. V.P. Vipinkumar, Scientist (SS) The Young Scientist Award of Indian Society of Extension Education, New Delhi. 2005
Dr. C.Ramachandran, Scientist (SS) YAMAMOTO PRIZE’ of Japanese International Fisheries Research Society (JIFRS) and presented paper at IIFET Biennial Conference, University of Portsmouth, UK 2006
Dr. C.P.Suja, Technical Officer (T-6) Jawaharlal Nehru Award for outstanding post-graduate Agricultural Research 2005 for the thesis on “Mantle Tissue Culture of abalone Haliotis varia Linnaeus” 2006
Dr. SwathilekshmiPS Jawaharlal Nehru Award for outstanding post-graduate Agricultural Research 2006 for the thesis on “Computer simulatiom modeling for frecasting of diffusion and decision support for shrimp farming” 2006
Dr. Jyothi V Mallia Jawaharlal Nehru Award for outstanding post-graduate Agricultural Research 2006 for the thesis on “Induction and evaluation of triploidy in Crassostrea madrasensis” 2006
Dr. Vipinkumar VP National award of Indian Society of extension education 2006
Dr. Kajal Chakravarthy Pran Vohra award by Indian Science congress association, Kolkatta 2007
Dr. C. Ramchandran et al Senior scientist Best paper award Gender symposium 8 Asian Fisheries Forum 2007
Dr. Vipinkumar Scientist (SS) Commended Paper Gender symposium 8 Asian Fisheries Forum 2007
Dr. V. Kripa Commended Paper Gender symposium 8 Asian Fisheries Forum 2007
Dr. N.G.K. Pillai Eminent Zoologist Gold Medal award by Zoological Society of India, Kolkatta 2008
Dr. Asha P.S. Jawaharlal Nehru Award for outstanding post-graduate Agricultural Research 2007 for the contribution on reproductive aspects and larval and juvenile rearing of Holothuria (Theelothuria) spinifera 2008