National seminar on seafood safety begins

March 10, 2016 12:00 am | Updated 05:35 am IST - KOCHI:

A national seminar on seafood safety, trade and management organised by the School of Industrial Fisheries at the Cochin University of Science and Technology (Cusat) and the University Grants Commission, in association with the Central Institute of Fisheries Nautical and Engineering Training, began here on Wednesday.

Cusat VC J. Letha inaugurated the programme. Former Cusat Registrar A. Ramachandran, who chaired the seminar, said the four-day programme would have deliberations on the seminar theme by experts and policy makers from various government organisations and those from the seafood industry.

A. Gopalakrishnan (Director, CMFRI, Kochi), C.N. Ravisankar (Director, CIFT, Kochi), K.K. Vijayan (Director, CIBA, Chennai), AG. Ponniah (former CIBA Director) and T.K. Srinivasa Gopal (former CIFT Director) will deliver lectures on seafood production and safety. Details can be had by calling 9447062400.

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