Fisheries College and Research Institute, Ponneri is hosting a 25 days Skill Development training programme on “Basic Techniques on Ornamental Fish Culture and Breeding”. A total of 30 candidates are to be benefitted by this programme which is sponsored by the Tamil Nadu Skill Development Corporation. The Skill Development training programme was inaugurated by Dr.V.Sundararaj, Dean (Retd), Fisheries College & Research Institute, Thoothukudi. The Inauguration programme started with welcome address by Dr.Cheryl Antony, Professor and Head, Department of Aquaculture. The Dean, Dr.S.Felix presided over the function and in his presidential address, briefed the entrepreneurship scope of the Ornamental Fish Breeding and Farming industry. The chief guest, Dr.V.Sundararaj in his address, motivated the trainees to take up Ornamental Fish Farming for their livelihood. The inaugural function came to an end with the Vote of Thanks by Dr.N.Meganathan, Adjunct Faculty, Professor (Retd), Department of Economics.