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Visit of Dr. N. K. Chadha, Head of Division and Principal Scientist, Aquaculture Division, CIFE, Mumbai to FC&RI, Ponneri

 

Dr. N. K. Chadha, Head of Division and Principal Scientist, Aquaculture Division visited our Institute on 19.02.2016. He visited the ARFF facility of FCRI, Ponneri at Madhavaram Milk Colony. He visited the various units like Raceway Systems, Ornamental fish hatchery, Lined farm ponds and the Aquatic Biotechnology Lab and was appraised of the research works and the development phases of the advanced aquaculture systems established in the centre by Dr. S. Felix, Dean, FC&RI, Ponneri. Dr. Cheryl Antony, Professor and Head, Department of Aquaculture made a presentation of the various research works carried out by the faculty of the Department of Aquaculture. Later Dr. Chadha visited the College Campus and all the seven Departments of the college.  Dr. S. Balasundari, Professor and Head, Department of Fish Processing and Technology and Department of Fisheries Engineering and Fishing Technology, explained on the various facilities of the department and its activities and he also visited the Post-Harvest Technology and Research Centre and the Fish Techno Park.  The fish products released by FC&RI, Ponneri were also displayed and explained. Dr. Chadha also visited the PRFF facility of FCRI, Ponneri at Pulicat and he was explained on the research works carried out in Etroplus suratensis in the wet lab of the centre.