I.C.A.R. Emeritus Scientist, Central Marine Fisheries research Institute Cochin

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Positions held
Dr Laxminarayana is an Internationally known Scientist and Consultant in hatchery seed production and farming of commercially important Aquatic Organisms,fisheries environment management and marine fisheries research. The various positions held by him over the years are:
Emeritus Scientist of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) 2010 -2012.
Visiting Professor, Kerala University
Principal Scientist and Head, Fisheries Environment Management Division and in-charge of Mariculture Division of
Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI), Government of India, Cochin -18, Kerala State, India (2007-2009).
Advisor / Expert in Fisheries to Government of Mauritius (2004 – 2007)
Chief Training Organizer of the Trainers' Training Centre of CMFRI, Govt. of India (2000 – 2004).
Senior Scientist, Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute Cochin – 18, Kerala, India (1996 – 2000).
Senior Scientist and Officer-in-charge of Narakkal Research Centre of Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture,
Ernakulam, Cochin (1987 – 1996).
Scientist, Marine Prawn Hatchery Laboratory of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Cochin – 18, Kerala,
India (1977 – 1987).
Visiting Scientist (FAO Fellow) Bodega Marine Laboratory, Bodega Bay, University of California, U.S.A. (1985).
Instructor in Zoology, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharward, Karnataka, India (1972 – 1977).
Faculty Member of Asian Institute of Food Safety Management,Cochin,India (Continuing).
Visiting Scientist at Cochin University of Science and Technology(Continuing).
National Monitoring Leader(NML), Minisrty of Rural Development, Govt of India(Continuing).
Consultant to KITCO, Govt of Kerala(Continuing).
Consultant to World Bank.
Consultant to Asian Developement Bank.
Consultant to KFW Developement Bank of Germany.
Consultant to Japan international corporational agency.
Consultant to National Bank for Agriculure and Rural Developement.
Consultant to FAO & ILO of United Nations.
Consultant to PWC.
Consultant to Deloitte.
Consultant to Skill Development Council of India 
Consultant to Export Import Bank of India
Consultant to European Union funded projects.