The Chief of Naval Staff and Chief Patron, BIMRAD receives ‘National Fisheries Award 2019’ gold medal from Honourable Prime Minister on 18 July 2019 at Krishibid Institution Bangladesh (KIB) *** BIMRAD delegates participated in Inaugural NMF-BIMRAD dialogue and seminar on “Transitioning to a Regional Blue Economy within the Bay of Bengal” at National Maritime Foundation, New Delhi, India on 20-21 June 2019 ***


    The objectives of the Institute are as follows:

    * To develop awareness among the stakeholders in maritime sector, academicians and policy makers on importance of ocean and ocean related activities for development of the country.

    * To study in depth and propose policy inputs for policy formulation on maritime strategy for the country including matters related to maritime governance.

    * Conduct study and research in the area of maritime interests across the entire spectrum of ocean activity, maritime infrastructure, ship building, sea trade, fishing, energy, offshore and sea-bed resources, environment and laws of the sea.

    * To promote education and training on ocean and utilization of this knowledge for protection of marine environment.

    * To promote study and explore ocean resources on a sustainable yield basis for the perpetual economic welfare of the country.

    * Study and evaluate factors affecting maritime security and suggest policy options in the formulation of national security.

    * Promote awareness and create public debate on the importance of maritime potential of the country.

    * Encourage young talents for study on ocean related subjects and engage in research on maritime issues.

    * Study maritime heritage of the country with the objective of disseminating knowledge of such history.

    * Associate with government departments, educational institutions, similar research bodies and other stakeholders with similar or allied aims.

    * Maintain a library to facilitate study of maritime issues and provide for publication of newsletters, research papers, books and journals on maritime affairs.

    * Focus on the generation and enhancement of the knowledge base leading to the exploitation of the sea for economic and security purpose.

    * Support basic research on maritime field that will generate new knowledge potentially useful to the navy.

    * Train young mind to generate and apply knowledge for naval purposes.

    * Study concurrent development of equipment and vessels in naval field leading to find out policy options for BN.

    * Study river, inland water transportation and development of river ports.

    * Study hydrology for the best use of water bodies of the country.