CMFRI all set to celebrate platinum jubilee India Today dated 14th February 2017

CMFRI, Library (2017) CMFRI all set to celebrate platinum jubilee India Today dated 14th February 2017. India Today.

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    Abstract

    The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, the countrys major fisheries research centre, is all set to celebrate its platinum jubilee to mark eventful 70 years of research in the area of marine fisheries. Kerala Governor Justice P Sathasivam will kick off the one year-long celebrations at 2.30 PM on February 18 at the CMFRI Headquarters in Kochi. Dr J K Jena, Deputy Director General (Fisheries) of ICAR, New Delhi will preside over the function. Established as a Marine Fisheries Research Station on February 3 in 1947 in Madras, the institute joined the Indian Council Agricultural Research, (ICAR) family in 1967 and started functioning as a premier research establishment to undertake marine fisheries research in the country. Apart from estimation of marine fish landings, its valuation and taxonomic studies,CMFRI research are diversified to a variety of niche areas like sea farming and coastal mariculture, development of hatchery technologies for commercially viable marine fish species, cage farming, biotechnological applications of marine resources,biodiversity studies, development of sustainable ecosystem management interventions, policy studies and so on. Apart from the Headquarters, ICAR-CMFRI, the countrys national R&D body in marine fisheries has 11 Regional Research Centres at Mandapam Camp, Visakhapatnam, Veraval, Mumbai, Chennai, Calicut, Karwar, Tuticorin, Vizhinjam, Mangalore and Digha, in addition to 15 field centres throughout the coastal belts of the country and 1 KVK at Narakkal, Ernakulum.

    Item Type: Other
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Newspaper; News; CMFRI in Media
    Subjects: CMFRI News Clippings
    Divisions: Library & Documentation
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2017 07:01
    Last Modified: 15 Feb 2017 07:01
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/11550

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