EDUCATION PLUS

Training for fishermen

The Alagappa University in Karaikudi would prepare a scheme offering alternative employment for fishemen, Vice-Chancellor of the university, Dr. P Kanniappan said.

The marine studies department of the university would start an extension unit at Thondi, a backward area.

In Nagpur, the Veternary and Fisheries Science University would start a new course in fisheries to encourage self-employment, the Chancellor and Maharashtra Governor, Mohammad Fazal said, outlining the efforts to provide training to youth.

The course is to be launched on August 15.

PTI

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