14th September, 2018, New Delhi
Dr. Imelda Joseph, Principal Scientist and Head-in-Charge, Mariculture Division and Dr. A. Gopalakrishnan, Director, ICAR- Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi CMFRI bagged Rajbasha Gaurav Puraskar 2017-2018 for Non-Hindi Speaking Region for their Hindi article ‘Mariculture technologies for doubling of income of fishermen’ published in CMFRI’s In-House Hindi Magazine ‘Matsyagandha’. Dr. Imelda and Dr. A. Gopalakrishnan received the Award from Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Hon’ble Vice President of India during the Hindi Day Programme organized at Vigyagn Bhavan, New Delhi today.
Shri Rajnath Singh, Union Home Minister, Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs also graced the occasion.
(Source: ICAR- Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi)