Fishery technological research and extension in India

Nair, M R (1986) Fishery technological research and extension in India. In: Souvenir Issued on the occasion of the inauguration of the Permanent Building for the Headquarters of CMFRI ,March 1, 1986, 1 March 1986, Kochi.



The Central Institute of Fisheries Technology was set up by the Government of India according to the recommendations of a high power Fisheries Research Committee headed by Dr. B. N. Chopra so as to undertake research on Craft and Gear, and Byproducts technology. The Institute had started with Fishing Craft and Gear wing in 1957 and in the following year Processing Wing was added to carry out research on handling preservation, Quality Control and Inspection and to conduct fishery technology extension services. Since then the country has achieved commendable progress in her fishing and fish processing industries. Ranking sixth in the world in magnitude of production, landiing 2.4 million metric tonnes of fish, India's export of processed marine products reached an all time record of Rs. 3850 million per annum.

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Uncontrolled Keywords:Fishery technological research; extension; India
Subjects:Socio Economic and Extension
Fishery Technology
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