Kerala University of Fisheries V-C A Ramachandran passes away
| Friday | 27th March, 2020
By Express News ServiceKOCHI: Fisheries scientist and vice chancellor of Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) A Ramachandran died of cardiac arrest at his residence at Kalamasery on Friday.
Ramachandran was appointed as vice chancellor of KUFOS while serving as director of the Cusat School of Industrial Fisheries in June, 2016.
An eminent fisheries scientist, he had also served as the fisheries advisor to the Sultanate of Oman and was expert member of many national and international fisheries councils and organisations.
The KUFOS had organised the first ever International Blue Economy Congress in India in November 2019, under the leadership of Ramachandran.
He has authored many books on fisheries and guided as many as 132 research scholars in research work.