CAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute conducted training programme on “Development of Byproducts from Fishery Wastes” at ICAR-CIARI Campus, Marine Hill during 08-15 April, 2022. The programme was organized to sensitize the stakeholders regarding the potential of fishery wastes in processing and byproduct development and the scope of byproduct technology in the Island scenario. Practical sessions on the production of fish meal, fish oil, fish amino acid, fish bone powder and fish guano were included in the training programme. Various topics such as the importance of fishery wastes and their application, scope of the byproduct technology, diverse fishery byproducts, application of fishery byproducts and the requirements for unit operation etc. were explained to the fisher folk. A total of 21 trainees from New Pahargaon and Dairy Farm have participated in the programme. The programme was organized under the NABARD funded project entitled, “Sustainable utilization of fish wastes for byproduct development – an initiative for entrepreneurship development in the Island” by Mrs. Sreepriya Prakasan, Dr. R. Kiruba Sankar, Dr.K.Saravanan and Dr.J.Praveenraj, Mr. Benny Varghese and coordinated by U Abarna and Rithika Sarkar.
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