ICAR-CMFRI signs MoU with Government of Andhra Pradesh
21st November 2022
The ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Andhra Pradesh as a knowledge partner for providing technical services in marine fisheries and mariculture here today.
The Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Shri Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy graced the occasion.
Smt Poonam Malakondaiah, IAS, Chief Secretary, Agriculture and Cooperation Department and Shri K Kannababu, IAS, Commissioner of Fisheries were also present.
As part of the agreement, the Institute would provide technical backstopping on various aspects of seaweed farming to identified fisherfolk and entrepreneurs as an alternate enterprise. The technical assistance would encompass all aspects of training, setting up of seed production/nursery facilities and devising appropriate location-specific farming methods.
(Source: ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi)