H. Shivananda Murthy
Serving as University key officer (Director
of Extension) since September, 2007. Total service of 28 years
in Education, Research &Development in different
positions/capacities namely, Professor of Aquaculture at
College of Fisheries, Mangalore, Associate Professor of
Aquaculture and other positions at the above Institution under
University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore Foreign
Service: Six months in UK and 3 months in USA.
Qualification: M.F.Sc., Ph.D., in
Post Doctoral Research: In
Aquaculture Nutrition at the Institute of Aquaculture,
University of Stirling , UK, for six months (1993-04) and in
Aquaculture Biotechnology at the Texas A & M University,
College Station, USA, for three months (2005-06).
Service and Communication Technology: He
has experience in Information and Library Science including
Automation of Library and OPAC and other related areas.
Awards / Recognitions: Recipient
of the following prestigious national/international awards for
outstanding contributions in research and development in
‘aquaculture & fisheries.
- The Jawaharlal Nehru Award - 1995 of the
Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Government of
India, New Delhi.
- Sir C.V.Raman Award-1998 of the
Government of Karnataka.
- Nagamma Dattatreya
Rao Desai Research Award of the University of Agricultural
Sciences, Bangalore, 1997).
- International ‘Technical Cooperation
Training Award’ of the Overseas Development Administration,
UK with a fellowship for 6 months in UK (1993).
- International ‘Award of the International
Foundation for Science’, Sweden, with grant for research and
international travel (1993).
- Nominated as a Member of the ‘Technical
Advisory Committee’ of the Karnataka State.
As Research Guide: Guide 20 Ph.D.,
and M.F.Sc., students in Aquaculture
Books /major chapters: 11
Technical / research reports: 5
Technical bulletins: 3
Release of developed technologies: 1
Research papers: 102
Scientific articles and other publications: 65
Research projects handled: Eleven
(11) outside funded major R & D projects as P.I.
Organization Capability: Organized
nine National and international conferences/symposia.
Foreign visits: Visited Spain, UK,
USA, Denmark, Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, Malaysia and
attended international conferences
Contact Address: Karnataka Veterinary Animal & Fisheries
University Nandinagar PB No.6 BIDAR 585 401 Karnataka, India
Phone: 91-9341190975; 91-8482-245313
Cell: 91-9448500384; Fax :
To organize and coordinate various extension
programmes and outreach activities for the benefit of farming
community. To coordinate with the Deans and other officers of the
University and Line Departments in the conduct of different
extension activities and other programmes for the benefit of
farmers/entrepreneurs and industry in the areas of Veterinary,
Animal, Dairy and Fisheries Science and Technology. To under take
transfer of technologies and popularization of developed/refined
technologies for the benefit of farming community.
Highlights of Extension Education Programmes
- Organized series of training programmes for farmers/farm
women and officers of the Line Departments/NGO’s/other
organizations in the areas of Veterinary, Animal, Dairy and
Fisheries Science and Technology.
- Organized farmers meet, workshops, animal health camps and
other on-campus and off-campus meetings for the farmers.
- Organized and coordinated few major exhibitions and pashu/matsya
mela for the benefit of farming community in association with
Agriculture Universities/Line Departments/other organizations.
- Conducted demonstrations, field trials, field days, case
studies, surveys and other farm oriented activities in Animal,
Dairy and Fishery Science to popularize the new / improved
technologies in Karnataka.
- Adopted villages and Livestock/Dairy/Fish farms for transfer
of technologies and for overall improvement in the
social-economic condition of farmers and rural development.
- Organized a series of Radio/TV programmes in the areas of
Veterinary, Animal, Dairy and Fisheries Science and Technology.
- Published University News Letters, Annual Reports,
Calendars, Leaflets, Pamphlets, Package of Practices and other
Publications in different areas from time to time.