a research grand from DST-SERB, New Delhi, on the topic entitled Biodiversity, conservation and molecular
characterization of endemic and threatened fishes of Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve,
Western Ghats with the total budget of Rs 41,06,000.00 for the duration of
a research grand from University Grand commission (UGC) New Delhi, on the topic
entitled “Fish germplasm
inventory, habitat quality assessment and mapping of streams/river of Southern
Eastern Ghats linking with GIS” with the total budget
of Rs. 8.5 Lakhs, for the duration of 3 Years.
Received a research grand from DST-New Delhi, on the topic
entitled "Impact/Biotic interaction between exotic and native fishes in
Southern Indian rivers /reservoirs" with the total budget of Rs. 12.58
Lakhs, for the duration of 3 Years.
Awarded a research project from NSF-USA to study the
Phylogeny of Cypriniformes fishes of India under “Cypriniformes Tree of Life
project” with the total budget of $1,29,410 USD for the duration of 3 Years
Diversity and Distribution of Fishes in Muthupet and Point
Calimere Wild Life Sanctuary. TN, Forest Department funded project. Budget Rs.
50, 000/-Duration 6 month (Dec 2005-May 2006).
fish diversity in Anamalai
hills. NSF-USA funded project. Budget: $3,000 USD; Duration 6 months
distribution of fishes of the Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National
Park TN, Forest Department funded project. Budget Rs. 50, 000/-Duration 6 month
(April 2003 -June 2004)
Diversity, Ecological structure and Conservation of
threatened fishes of the Nilgiri Biosphere. CSIR-Delhi funded project. Budget
Rs. 2.48 Lakhs; duration 3 Years. (Oct 97 -Sep 2000)
- Computing skills: Good in Computer hardware and networking; Good
in statistical data analysis using SPSS, XLstat and Biostat, Well
experienced in AcrGIS
Workshop/Training program attended
- Attended training
program on “Geospatial
Technology and application”
conducted by JSS University, Mysore. Sponsored by DST from 6th
to 27th August, 2012.
training on “Bioinformatics Tools
& Resources in Fisheries Establishment ” from 24th to
28th 2011 organized by Natioanl Bureau of Fish Genetic
Resources, Lucknow, under the project of National agricultural
Bioinformatics Grid in ICAR” funded by National Agricultural Innovation
Project, New Delhi.
training program on “Application of
atmospheric Science and remote sensing in environmental management” Organized
by DRDO-BU CLS. Sponsored by ISRO from 17 May to 1st June 2010
one day orientation programme on “Development of self – Instructional
Materials for Distance Learners” organized by the school of distance
education and Academic staff college on 31.03.2010 at Bharathiar
training program on “Essentials of C #” organized by ICT Academy of Tamil
Nadu, during 22 & 23 Feb 2010.
workshop on “Standardizing Forest cover monitoring techniques” from 1 to 5th
September 2006, organized by WWF – Asian Rhino & Elephant Action
Strategy and Tiger Programmes. Ooty.
“Molecular and morphological workshop on Cypriniformes” in the department
of Biology, Saint Louis University,
St. Louis, Missouri, USA during 15th May to 2nd
June, 2009 sponsored by NSF, USA.
on “Biogeographic Information system for Indian Ocean” Organized by
National Institute of Oceanography Regional Centre, Kochi, 25-26 September
on “Ethics of Biotechnology” Organized by Flora and Manonmaniam Sundaranar
University, Tirunelveli. 10th Aug 2002.
on “Life history traits as a tool for conservation and management of fish
population” National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources (NBFGR), Lucknow at
CMFRI, Cochin, Kerala, 25-28 February 2001.
on “Captive breeding of prioritized cultivable and ornamental fishes for
commercial utilization and conservation” Organized by National Bureau of
Fish Genetic Resources (NBFGR), Lucknow at Kerala Forest Research
Institute, Peechi, Kerala, 1-5 March 2001.
on “Fish habitat inventory” - Organized by National Bureau of Fish Genetic
Resources (NBFGR), Lucknow at Department of Zoology, Assam University,
workshop on “Conservation and Development of National Fishery Resources of
Western Himalayas” Fish and Fisheries Laboratory, Department of Zoology,
Punjab University, Chandigarh. 7-8 December 1998.
to the Environmental status in Tamil Nadu- Department of Environment,
Govt. of Tamil Nadu. 28-29 March, 1998, Erode
Workshop on “Conservation Assessment & Management
Plan (C.A.M.P)” under the Biodiversity Conservation Prioritisation Project
(B.C.P.P.); Organized by National Bureau
of Fish Genetic Resources, Lucknow, 22-26 September 1997.