Tuticorin: Training programme on ornamental fish culture

To generate employment for fisherwomen

Tuticorin: A three-day training programme on ornamental fish culture by the Department of Fisheries Extension, Fisheries College and Research Institute, came to a close here on Friday.

With the objective of generating self-employment to the fisherwomen as an alternative livelihood and for economic development, the programme was organised under the aegis of Integrated Cooperative Development Programme. Presiding over the programme, M. Venkatasamy, Dean (in-charge) explained the developments occurring in the field of ornamental fish culture, which enhances the livelihoods of the fisher folk.

M. Murugan, Regional Joint Director of Cooperatives, highlighted the assistances being provided by the Government through different schemes to promote the economic activities among the self-help group women.

Dr. Venkatasamy also released the training manual of the programme. Totally, twenty-five fisherwomen from the coastal villages of the district attended the programme.

R. Santhakumar, Associate Professor, Department of Fisheries Extension, coordinated the programme. M. Nagoor Meeran, Associate Professor, A. Antony Xavier, Assistant Director of Fisheries (Marine), K. Senthamizh Selvi, Joint Registrar and General Manager, District Integrated Cooperative Development Project, and others were present.



5 Responses to Tuticorin: Training programme on ornamental fish culture

  1. Shareen says:


    Program looks impressive, please update me regularly.


    • jignesh patel says:

      i am very interested in fish culture as a profession, so that’s why i want know about fish culture

      • myviews4life says:

        Please contact R. Santhakumar, Associate Professor, Department of Fisheries Extension – Tuticorin – Tamilnadu…

  2. J.UMASHANKARI says:

    Fisheries college doing a great job please it should continue for ever and please update me about the training program regularly iam very eagerly waiting to participate in future.

  3. Md. Kamruzzaman Palash says:

    Please inform me the date of next training program. I am agree to join.


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