Staff Reporter

Tuticorin: Five-day training on preparation of value-added fishery products organised by the Fisheries College and Research Institute commenced here on Thursday.

The course is conducted under a State Government sponsored scheme to augment the income of fisherwomen from the district who are members of various Self Help Groups. A total of 25 women are attending the programme.

Speaking to reporters, V.K. Venkataramani, Dean, FCRI, said that a team of resource persons led by S.A. Shanmugam, Assistant Professor, Department of Fish Processing Technology at the institute would teach the trainees to prepare restructured fishery products.