Mobile App for digital transmission of fisheries technology

25th November 2017, Kochi

Mobile App for digital transmission of fisheries technologyIn an effort to leverage the potential of Information and Communication Technologies for disseminating the research outputs to stakeholders, the ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Kochi has developed a Mobile App, which will provide easy and quick access to information related to harvest and post-harvest aspects in fisheries.

Dr. J. K. Jena, Deputy Director General (Fisheries), launched the mobile app here today. He lauded the efforts of ICAR-CIFT scientists for undertaking the need based research in harvest and post-harvest fisheries sector and following innovative digital mechanisms for disseminating the research outputs to the end users.

Dr. Ravishankar C.N., Director ICAR-CIFT said this mobile based advisory system is quite users’ friendly and will be regularly updated regarding the different kinds of training programmes and other important events.

Besides fishing technologies and post-harvest technologies, the application provides information on quality assurance and management, biochemistry, nutrition, microbiology and engineering aspects. The information related to various trainings and other programmes of ICAR-CIFT will also be available in the application. The application can be freely downloaded from the Google play store.

(Source:  ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Kochi)