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One Day Awareness Training Programme on “Entrepreneurship in Marine Products”

A one day Awareness Training Programme on “Entrepreneurship in Marine Products” inaugurated under the scheme of “EDII-Marine Products Business Incubation Forum” at Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thoothukudi on 22.10.2019. A total of 60 participants from Fisher Folk, Thoothukudi participated in this training. The topics such as the possible fish products for entrepreneurship and their need, importance of fish and fishery products and traits of fish entrepreneurs were covered.

In the inaugural function, Dr. D. Sukumar, Professor and Head, Department of Fish Processing Technology, Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thoothukudi offered welcome address. Mrs.G.Rajakavitha, Manager, Union Bank of India, Thoothukudi delivered felicitation address Mrs. Chandra, Joint Director, Fisheries, Thoothukudi offered the chief guest address. In this speech, she advised the fishery folk that the self-confident, hard work, proper planning would lead them a successful entrepreneur and also she motivated the participants to become an entrepreneur in the business of marine products. Dr.P.Velayutham, Dean addressed the trainees and his presidential address, he highlighted the current status of entrepreneurship in marine products. Besides, he pointed out that the participants should become a great entrepreneur in marine product industry. Finally, Dr. P. Ganesan, Project Co-ordinator and organizer of this programme proposed vote of thanks.