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Government to Set up Fisheries Technology Institute

20 July 2012, at 1:00am

INDIA - The Tamil Nadu Government is to set up an institute of fisheries technology that will offer diploma courses in various disciplines connected with fishing that will be set up in neighbouring Tiruvallur district.

The Chief Minister, Ms J. Jayalalithaa, has sanctioned administrative approval for the Rs 34.08 crore project at Ponneri, reports HinduBusinessLine.

The institute will offer diploma courses in various disciplines such as prawn rearing, fish breeding and fishery equipment management among others. Furthermore, 20.78 acres had been earmarked for the institute an official release said.

Ms J. Jayalalithaa, who had last year announced setting up a Fisheries University in Nagapattinam, has allocated an initial sum of Rs 7 crore towards the latest initiative taken as part of her governments efforts for the development of the fishing community.

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