Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University
ਗੁਰੂ ਅੰਗਦ ਦੇਵ ਵੈਟਨਰੀ ਐਂਡ ਐਨੀਮਲ ਸਾਇੰਸਜ਼ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ

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College of Fisheries

Faculty Detail

Dr. Jitendra Kumar

Designation: Assistant Professor (Fisheries)
Contact Address:Department of Fisheries Resource Management College of Fisheries, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana- 141 001, Punjab, India
Telephone : 0161-2414061
Mobile: 9532320002,

Academic Credentials


M.F.Sc. (Fisheries Resource Management)

Ph.D.  (Fisheries Resource Management)

Teaching and Other Appointments

Course related to Fisheries Resource Management, Inland Fisheries, Marine Fisheries, Remote Sensing & GIS, Potential Fishing Zone and assessment of Ichthyofaunal Bio-diversity etc.

Other Appointments

Area of Research Interests

Fisheries Resource Management Inland Fisheries, Ichthyofaunal Bio-diversity, Socio-economic Studies, Wetlands conservation, Remote Sensing & GIS, Potential Fishing Zone, Reservoir Fisheries, Fish Biology, Population Dynamics, Administration, Legislation and Communication Technology

Research Honour’s /Awards

  • Distinguished Service Award by Society of Biological Sciences and Rural Development, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Junior Young Scientist Award, In: National Symposium on “Innovative and Modern Technologies for Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development” (Oct. 19-20, 2013) organized by Society of Biological Sciences and Rural Development, Allahabad, India.
  • Best Poster Presentation Award, In: National conference on “Strategies for Bridging the Yield Gap in Fisheries and Aquaculture” (24-25 March, 2014) organized by Professional Fisheries Graduates Forum (PFGF) at College of Fisheries, Mangaluru, Karnataka, India.
  • COFFA Educational Awards for meritorious performance during academic year 2012- 13 on “College Day Programme” (April 22, 2014) organized by College of Fisheries Alumni Association (COFAA), Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University at College of Fisheries, Mangaluru, Karnataka, India.
  • Young Environmentalist Award, In: 3rd National Conference on “Strategy for Human Welfare on Nature conservation and Resource management” (31 January & 01 February, 2016) organized by Environment & Social Welfare Society, Khajuraho- India.
  • Best Poster Presentation Award (2017), Organized by Society of Biological Sciences and Rural Development, Allahabad, India.

No. of Publications

Research -  20    Extension - 02,    Books - Nil   Manual - 01     


  • Jitendra Kumar, S. Benakappa, Kumar Naik A.S. & Shobha Rawat (2018) Seasonal variation in trawling grounds off Mangaluru coast, Southwest coast of India, Indian Journal of Geo Marine Sciences, (Accepted: In press) NAAS Rating. 6.31
  • Rawat, S., S. Benakappa, S., Pazhayamadom,  D.G., Jitendra Kumar, Soman, S.,  Venugopal R. (2018) Stock structure analysis of Splendid ponyfish, Eubleekeria splendens (Cuvier, 1829) along the Indian coast using truss network system. Indian Journal of Geo Marine Sciences, (Accepted: In press) NAAS Rating. 6.31
  • Jitendra Kumar, S. Benakappa, Gangadhara Gowda, Harsha Nayak, Lakshmipathi M.T., Shivakumar M., H. N. Anjanayappa, S. R. Somashekara, A.T. Ramachandra Naik and Kumar Naik, A.S.. (2016) Seasonal variations of oceanographic conditions and their influence on pelagic fisheries off Mangalore coast, Karnataka. Journal of Experimental Zoology, India, 19(2): 897-904. NAAS Rating. 5.51
  • Jitendra Kumar, Benakappa, S., Dineshbabu, A.P., Anjanayappa, H.N., Somashekara, S.R., Naik A.S.K., Mahesh, V. (2015). Marine ichthyofaunal biodiversity in the trawling grounds off Mangalore coast, Indian Journal of Geo Marine Sciences, 46(6): 879-885. NAAS Rating. 6.31
  • Verma, H.O., Jag Pal, Jitendra Kumar and Verma, N. (2015) Preliminary study on socio-economic status of fish vendors and market performance of whole sell fish market of district Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh). International Journal of Agricultural and Statistical Sciences, 11(1): 161-166. NAAS Rating. 5.13
  • Mahesh, V., Lekshmi, P.S.S., Naik, A.S.K., Benakappa, S., Naik, A.S.K., Jitendra Kumar and S. Vijay Kumar Reddy. (2014). Decision Making Behavior of Fisherwomen of Dakshina Kannada District of Karnataka, India- An Empirical Analysis. Fishery Technology, 51: 280-285. NAAS Rating. 5.52
  • Naik, A.S.K., Jitendra Kumar, Mahesh, V., Benakappa, S., Somashekara, S.R., Anjanayappa, H.N., Manjappa, N. 2014. Ichthyofaunal Diversity of Chulkinala reservoir. Animal Science Reporter, 8(2): 48-60. NAAS Rating. 3.62
  • Jitendra Kumar and Pandey, A. K. (2013). Present status of ichthyofaunal diversity and impact of exotics in Uttar Pradesh, Journal of Experimental Zoology, India, 16(2): 429-434. NAAS Rating. 5.51
  • Naik, A.S.K., Mahesh, V., Jitendra Kumar and Benakappa, S. Anjanayappa, H.N., Somashekara, S.R. (2013). A study on the knowledge level on scientific fish culture of fish growers’ in Karnataka. Trends in Biosciences, 6(4): 431-434. NAAS Rating. 3.99
  • Jitendra Kumar, Pandey, A.K., Dwivedi, A.C., Naik, A.S. K., Mahesh, V. and Benakappa, S. (2013). Ichthyofaunal diversity of Faizabad district (Uttar Pradesh), India. Journal of Experimental Zoology, India, 16: 149-154. NAAS Rating. 5.51