BRAQCON
  • ICAR-CIBA inaugurated its first Aquaculture Research Centre on the West Coast in Gujarat at the Navsari Agriculture University Campus on 7th June 2018
    ICAR-CIBA inaugurated its first Aquaculture Research Centre on the West Coast in Gujarat at the Navsari Agriculture University Campus on 7th June 2018
  • Export Inspection Council (EIC), Govt. of India and ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater aquaculture (CIBA), Chennai, jointly conducted skill enhancement programme for Fisheries officials
    Export Inspection Council (EIC), Govt. of India and ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater aquaculture (CIBA), Chennai, jointly conducted skill enhancement programme for Fisheries officials
  • ICAR-CIBA partners with the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives of KCT in bracksihwater aquaculture sector
    ICAR-CIBA partners with the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives of KCT in bracksihwater aquaculture sector
  • First Shrimp feed mill in Northern India, under public private partnership mode (PPP) between ICAR-CIBA, Chennai and Dr Attar Aqua Feed, Bhiwani, Haryana, started operation
    First Shrimp feed mill in Northern India, under public private partnership mode (PPP) between ICAR-CIBA, Chennai and Dr Attar Aqua Feed, Bhiwani, Haryana, started operation
  • Dr.George Chamberlain, President, Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA), USA, delivered an invited Lecture at CIBA
    Dr.George Chamberlain, President, Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA), USA, delivered an invited Lecture at CIBA
  • Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Hon’ble Union Minister for Science and Technology, Environment, Forests, Climate Change and Ministry of Earth Sciences visited CIBA Stall at 3rd India International Science Festival – 2017
    Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Hon’ble Union Minister for Science and Technology, Environment, Forests, Climate Change and Ministry of Earth Sciences visited CIBA Stall at 3rd India International Science Festival – 2017
  • ICAR-CIBA and TNFU join hands for sustainable development of aquaculture
    ICAR-CIBA and TNFU join hands for sustainable development of aquaculture
  • Brackishwater cage farming of seabass fish harvest at Vennangupattu village
    Brackishwater cage farming of seabass fish harvest at Vennangupattu village
  • ICAR-CIBA receiving prize for its Hindi magazine
    ICAR-CIBA receiving prize for its Hindi magazine "Jal Tarang" at 89th Foundation day celebrations of ICAR on 16th July 2017
  • CIBA’s Desi Shrimp Feed Technology Transfer with Sri Sathvika Aqua Agro Industries Private Limited, Ongole, for the shrimp feed mill and Vannami Plus technology, an ARYA initiatives from CIBA
    CIBA’s Desi Shrimp Feed Technology Transfer with Sri Sathvika Aqua Agro Industries Private Limited, Ongole, for the shrimp feed mill and Vannami Plus technology, an ARYA initiatives from CIBA
  • An entrepreneur cheerfully holding a bag of hatchery produced milkfish seeds during the event of seed release
    An entrepreneur cheerfully holding a bag of hatchery produced milkfish seeds during the event of seed release
  • Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Hon. DG ICAR and Secretary, DARE is handing over hatchery produced seabass seeds to farming women during his visit to CIBA
    Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Hon. DG ICAR and Secretary, DARE is handing over hatchery produced seabass seeds to farming women during his visit to CIBA
  • Dr. E.G. Silas, Founder Director CIBA & Former V.C, KAU unveiling the logo SCAFi on August 26, 2017 at Headquarters, Chennai
    Dr. E.G. Silas, Founder Director CIBA & Former V.C, KAU unveiling the logo SCAFi on August 26, 2017 at Headquarters, Chennai
  • Shri. Radha Mohan Singh, Hon. Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare releases the products developed by ICAR-CIBA during 89th ICAR foundation day celebrations in New Delhi
    Shri. Radha Mohan Singh, Hon. Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare releases the products developed by ICAR-CIBA during 89th ICAR foundation day celebrations in New Delhi
  • Farm reared mud crab, Scylla serrta: a potential candidate for lucrative brackishwater farming
    Farm reared mud crab, Scylla serrta: a potential candidate for lucrative brackishwater farming
  • Pond reared Mystus cat fish, Mystud gulio using captive bred seed in KRC, CIBA, West Bengal
    Pond reared Mystus cat fish, Mystud gulio using captive bred seed in KRC, CIBA, West Bengal
  • Non invasive sampling of gonads of milkfish broodstock at CIBA, Muttukadu – a skilled expertise in captive breeding of milkfish
    Non invasive sampling of gonads of milkfish broodstock at CIBA, Muttukadu – a skilled expertise in captive breeding of milkfish
  • Scanning electron micrograph of microsporidian parasite Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei (EHP) of shrimp, continue to be disease of concern for shrimp farming in India
    Scanning electron micrograph of microsporidian parasite Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei (EHP) of shrimp, continue to be disease of concern for shrimp farming in India
  • Pond reared Milkfish, Chanos chanos during sampling in Andhra Pradesh
    Pond reared Milkfish, Chanos chanos during sampling in Andhra Pradesh
  • Farmed vannamei shrimp with black gill disease is further screened for other OIE listed pathogens at National Referral Laboratory for Brackishwater Aquatic Animal Diseases, ICAR-CIBA .
    Farmed vannamei shrimp with black gill disease is further screened for other OIE listed pathogens at National Referral Laboratory for Brackishwater Aquatic Animal Diseases, ICAR-CIBA .

  Scientific-Staff 

sujeetkumar 
Sujeet Kumar. Dr
Designation : Scientist
Discipline : Veterinary Microbiology
Division : Aquatic Animal Health and Environment Division
Specialization : Veterinary Microbiology
Research areas:
  • Virulence of bacterial pathogens
  • Therapeutics
  • Vaccine and Immunoprophylactics
Brief profile:

I have completed MVSc and PhD in Veterinary Microbiology from ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute. I joined ARS service in 2008 and since then working in ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture in Aquatic Animal Health & Environment Division. I have worked on virulence mechanism of bacterial pathogens, phage therapy, vaccines, pond microbiology, biofloc and periphyton system and disease epidemiology. I have more than 30 publications in peer reviewed journals. I have interests in therapeutics & prophylactics, microbial ecology, microbial bioprospecting and understanding the virulence of bacterial pathogens.

Current Research Projects (3 important ones):

NoTitle Funded By
1 Invertebrate and finfish diseases in brackishwater aquaculture and development of prophylactic and therapeutic strategiesICAR
2Development of diagnostics and vaccines for sustainable aquacultureICAR
3 National Surveillance Programme for Aquatic Animal DiseasesICAR
Recognitions (National & international level) :
  • Received best paper presentation award for the paper Sujeet Kumar, Das, S., Ghoshal, T. K., De, D., Deo, A. D., Sundaray, J. K., Anand, P. S. S., Chakraborty, J., Pradhan, J. K., Raja, R. A., Panigrahi, A., Kumaran, M., 2012. A comparative study of environmental parameters in different aqua-farming system in coastal degraded area of West Bengal. In National Hindi Seminar on Traditional Aqua farming system: Prospects and challenges, Kakdwip Research Centre of CIBA, Kakdwip, 11-12 December 2012.
  • Received best poster presentation award for the poster periphyton based shrimp culture – An ecofriendly shrimp farming in Sunderban by Shyne Anand PS, Sujeet Kumar, Ghoshal TK, Gopal C, Debasis De and AD Deo in 12th Agricultural Science Congress 2015 held at NDRI, Karnal during 3-6 February, 2015.
  • Reviewer for journals such as Aquaculture, Aquaculture Research, Aquaculture international

Publications:
Research Articles in international Journals – 18
Research articles in national Journals – 14
Book – 1
Book chapters – 4
Training manual - 5
Technology series - 2

Best 5 Publications during the career:
  1. Sujeet Kumar, J. Ashok Kumar, Akhil V., Vidya Rajendran, Katneni V.K., Rajan J.J.S., Grover M., Viswas K,N., Alavandi S.V., and Vijayan K.K. 2017. Draft Genome sequence of the luminescent strain Vibrio campbellii LB102, isolated from black tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon) broodstock rearing system. Genome Announcements, 5(20) e00342-17.
  2. Satheesh Kumar T., Vidya R., Sujeet Kumar, Alavandi, S.V. and Vijayan K. K.. 2017. Zoea syndrome of Penaeus vannamei in Indian shrimp hatchery. Aquaculture 479, 759-767.
  3. Shyne Anand PS, Kohli MPS, Sujeet Kumar, Sundaray JK, Dam Roy S, Venkateshwarlu G, Sinha A and Pailan GH. 2014. Effect of dietary supplementation of biofloc on growth performance and digestive enzyme activities in Penaeus monodon. Aquaculture 418 (2014): 108-115.
  4. Sujeet Kumar, and Singh, B. R. 2013. An overview of mechanisms and emergence of antimicrobials drug resistance. Advances in Animal & Veterinary Sciences, 2013, 10-24.
  5. Jithendran KP, Sujeet Kumar. 2013. Diseases in Brackishwater Aquaculture. Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA), Kochi pp. 128.
Best 3 Publications during last 3 years:
  1. Sujeet Kumar, Mashooq, M., Gandham, R.K., Alavandi S.V., and Viswas K.N. 2018 Characterization of quorum sensing system in Clostridium chauvoei Anaerobe (In Press).
  2. Sujeet Kumar, Shyne Anand PS, De D, Deo AD, Ghoshal TK, Sundaray JK, Ponniah AG, Jithendran KP, Ananda Raja R, Biswas G, Lalitha N. 2017. Effects of biofloc under different carbon sources and protein levels on water quality, growth performance and immune responses in black tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon (Fabricius, 1978). Aquaculture Research. (DOI: 10.1111/are.12958).
  3. Sujeet Kumar, Shyne Anand PS, De D, Sundaray JK, Raja RA, Biswas G, Ponniah AG, Ghoshal TK, Deo AD, Panigrahi A, Muralidhar M. 2014. Effects of carbohydrate supplementation on water quality, microbial dynamics and growth performance of giant tiger prawn (Penaeus monodon). Aquaculture International 22 (2) 901-912. (DOI 10.1007/s10499-013-9715-9).
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Director's Message...
Present day Indian shrimp farming almost entirely depends on aquaculture of exotic white shrimp, Penaeus vannamei .
Sole dependence on a single species cast doubt about the sustainability of Indian shrimp farming.
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