ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana organized 3 days training for Schedule Caste at College of Fisheries, Kawardha
ICAR-Central Institute of Post-Harvest Engineering Technology (CIPHET), Ludhiana organized 3 days training on ‘Post-harvest Handling and Processing of Freshwater Fish at College of Fisheries, Kawardha, Chhattisgarh during 26-28th December, 2019. ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana, one of the premier institute of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) in research and training on post-harvest technology of agro produce is committed for socio-economic development of society including scheduled caste. Under Schedule Caste Sub-plan, the institute has extended its training in Chhattisgarh with a mission to help them doubling their income. Participants were trained to handle the fish hygienically and encouraged to maintain personal hygiene. They were also made aware about the importance of cold chain immediately after harvest till it reaches to the consumer for maintaining the quality and freshness of fish. Dr. A.U. Muzaddadi, Pr. Scientist has shared his invented technology of ‘Live fish carrier system’ and its use in transportation. They were also taught to prepare fish pickle and fish cutlet. Each farmer (66) were given a bilingual training manual, a plastic crate for icing fish, a chopping board and knife. Shri Dilraj Prabhakar, I.F.S. Dist.-Kabeerdham was the chief guest in inauguration function. Dr. N.P. Dakshinkar, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Chhattisgarh Kamdhenu Vishwavidyalaya, Durg was the chief guest of the valedictory session. Dr. Armaan. U. Muzaddadi, Pr. Scientist (Nodal Officer, SCSP) and Mr. Vikas Kumar, Scientist (course co-director) was the resource person from ICAR-CIPHET. Dr. K.K. Choudhary, Dean has presided over the function and Dr. Jitendra Kumar Jakhar, Asst. Prof. of CoF, Kawardha has coordinated the training. Dr. Panda, Dr. Nightingale and others faculty and staff of the CoF, Kawardha enthusiastically supported the training.