5 Days IEEE Summer Camp 2016

We appreciate the students who have decided to spend their summer holidays with us at Eraviputhenthurai-Thoothoor of Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu one of the best fishing villages in India. The 5 Days IEEE Summer Camp 2016 will be scheduled to be held from 26-30 June 2016 at Eraviputhenthurai. This will be the greatest opportunities to the young engineering students to get exposure to various technology oriented projects. Students who are not registered yet, kindly register now. The registration form is linked below. Experts and personalities from IEEE Mr. Amarnath Raja, Dr. Kumarappan, Dr. Mrs. Radha, Mr. Ranjit Nair, Mr. Prashanth Mohan and Mr. Anand Balu are attending the camp. Member of Legislative Assembly (Killiyoor Constituency, Kanyakumari District) Mr. Rajesh Kumar will be the guest of Honour for the Inaugural day of the Camp.

All documents, including the registration form as well as the Tentative programme, General Rules and Regulations and other details can be downloaded by clicking here.

Invitation to distribution of first aid kits


This is for your kind information that the distribution of First AID kits to the Artisanal Deep Sea Fishers will be held on 30th March 2016 at Muttom, Kanyakumari District at 11.30 AM. Shri. The Chief Guest of the day is Shri. H.R. Mohan, Vice Chair, IEEE Madras Section. All are welcomed. It will be a good opportunity for every one of you to interact with the best and adventures fishermen in India.

Announcement : Second Training on Assembling of Solar Lantern and Solar Panel

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IEEE Artisanal Deep Sea Fishers SIGHT

O/o Association of Deep Sea Going Artisanal Fishermen

College Road, Shark Street, Thoothoor P.O, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu

This is for your kind information that IEEE ADSF SIGHT organizes training on solar lantern and solar panel in association with Association of Deep Sea Going Artisanal Fishermen (ADSGAF) at ICSA Centre,107, Pantheon Road, Egmore, Chennai on 19th March 2016 at 9.30 am to 4.30 pm.  

Training Content

* Basics of How Solar energy is converted to Electrical energy

*    Introducing Components, their properties and Role in Solar Lantern

* Art of soldering the components

* Basics of how solar panel is assembled and used

Registration Fee: IEEE Members-Rs.250 and Non members Rs.400. The registration fee includes tea, lunch and stationeries.

Staying can be arranged on payment basis. For details please contact Er. Angelin Indira, Vice Chair, Email: angelinindra05@gmail.com, Mob: 9688070149 

 Interested people can register their name to:


  1. Mr. C. Dhanasekar, Training Lead, IEEE ADSF SIGHT, dhanasekhar014@gmail.com, Mob: 8089359897
  2. Mr. K. Carey Humfrey, Training Co-lead, IEEE ADSF SIGHT, careyhumfrey@gmail.com Mob: 8438361868

The registration fee may be paid to the below mentioned bank.

Bank Name-Indian Bank, Branch-Thoothoor

Bank Account Name-        Association of Deep Sea Going Artisanal Fishermen

Bank Account Number-873832242, IFSC Code-IDIB000T142

MICR Code-629019008, SWIFT Code-IDIBINBBTS


If it is a demand draft please post it to the address below mentioned:


Mr. C. Dhanasekar, Training Lead, IEEE ADSF SIGHT, C/o, Moderator Gnanadason Polytechnic College, Distillary Road, Vadasery, Nagercoil-629 001

UPDATE2: NMCSI – Goa is set for 11 Feb

Greetings from the Organizers of NMCSI

We are happy to invite you all to the 9th meeting of National Mission on Conservation of Sharks-India. The Meeting will be held on 11th February 2016, at the meeting Hall, Fishery Survey of India, Goa. Participants are requested to take care of their travel, food and other things on their own.

Time: 9.30 hours to 16.30 hours. This will be the last meeting on this series.

There will be another meeting to present the consolidated reports of all NINE Meetings. The date and other things are not yet finalized. It will be finalized and inform you all soon.

Kindly mark the date well in advance so that you will be able to plan for attending the meeting.

More details of the meeting will be advised later.

Solar lantern / panel workshop

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IEEE ADSF SIGHT, ADSGAF and MGPTC have organized a Training on Solar Lantern and Solar Panel Assembling. This workshop is to be held at Moderator Gnanadason Polytechnic College, Nagercoil.

The date is fixed for 20 Feb from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The workshop will give the basics of

  • how solar energy is converted to electrical energy,
  • the basics of components, their properties and their role in solar lanterns
  • the art of soldering the components
  • the basics of how the solar panel is assembled and used

FEES IEEE Members, Rs. 250, non-members Rs. 400.

For details, contact Mr. Dhanasekhar, dhanasekhar014@gmail.com / 808935987, or Mr. Humfrey, careyhumfrey@gmail.com, 8438361868.

Update on IEEE Artisanal Deep Sea Fishers SIGHT project

We are continuing our work with the project.

One focus is: Develop Safe Boat Design and Boat Building (SBDBB) based on FAO Standards. 

Boatbuilding is a complex and labour intensive industry. Safety of the boat is based on the designing of the boat and use of quality materials in building boats. The base for width, draft and depth of the boat is related with the length of the boat. Optimum use of space in the boat is another safety factor to be considered while designing and building a boat. Marine electrification with proper luminous is indispensible in the boat. 

See below for some pictures of our engagement with students.

Students are getting into the boat

Students are getting into the boat

Students engaged in work

Students engaged in work

Students taking measurements

Students taking measurements

Model boat work in progress

Model boat work in progress

Carpenters leading the students

Carpenters leading the students