“Be job providers than job seekers”

Students told to keep pace with progress

The Fisheries College and Research Institute here celebrated its 30th graduation day for its 2006 -07 batch students on Monday. According to its statement here on Tuesday, Arul Victor Suresh, an alumnus of FCRI, was the chief guest.

M.C. Nandeesha, Dean, FCRI, who presided over the programme, said that students were graduating at a crucial period in the history of fisheries world, where many changes were occurring.

Graduates should become job providers rather than job seekers.

He congratulated the graduates and stressed the need to keep up with the pace of progress since India would require a large amount of capital and skilled people in the fisheries sector.

Dr. Nandeesha presented certificates to the students, who contributed to the National Service Scheme.

He released the students' magazine, “Maverick.”

Raju Baitha, G.A. Bushra Shabnum and M.T. Shilta, the graduates, who excelled in Junior Research Fellowship of Indian Council of Agricultural Research at national level in May 2010, shared their overseas work experience programme on aquaculture practices arranged in Nepal from July 18 to 31.

Twenty-four graduates passed out from the institute.

Earlier, Associate Professors P. Jawahar and D. Sukumar welcomed the new members of Association of Fisheries College Alumni (AFCA) and explained the activities of the association and the role expected to be played by the new members.

P. Velayutham, Vice-President of AFCA and R. Jeyaraman, Professor and chairman of the organising committee, offered felicitations.

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