Platinum Jubilee Celebrations of ICAR-CMFRI on 18th February 2017

Feb 18 2017 - 00:00
Feb 18 2017 - 23:59

The ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) is celebrating its Platinum Jubilee to mark the eventful 70 years of the Institute in the area of marine fisheries research.

Hon’ble Kerala Governor Justice P Sathasivam will inaugurate the one year-long celebrations at 2.30 pm on 18th February at the Headquarters in Kochi. Dr. J. K. Jena, Deputy Director General (Fisheries) of ICAR, New Delhi will preside over the function. Dr. A. Jayathilak, IAS, Chairman, MPEDA will offer felicitation.

A nutraceutical product developed by ICAR-CMFRI and various research publications will be released during the function.

The ICAR-CMFRI, celebrating its Platinum Jubilee after serving the sector for 7 decades, has grown significantly in size and stature emerging as a leading tropical marine fisheries research institute in the world displaying an unparalleled research acumen and unbridled commitment which helped in boosting the marine fish production and management of the fisheries sector and for the livelihood of 40 lakh fisherfolk of the country.

Apart from the Headquarters, the ICAR-CMFRI, country’s national R&D body in marine fisheries, has 11 Regional Research Centres located respectively at Mandapam Camp, Visakhapatnam, Veraval, Mumbai, Chennai, Calicut, Karwar, Tuticorin, Vizhinjam, Mangalore and Digha, in addition to fifteen field centres throughout the coastal belts of the country and 1 KVK at Narakkal, Ernakulum.