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Assam: Fish processing plant set up at Guijan near Tinsukia October 07,2021   |  Source: The Sentinel Assam

As a start-up unit, a value added fish processing plant has been installed at Guijan near Tinsukia and a three-day capacity building programmes on value added fish product preparation was also organized by ICAR-Central Institute of fisheries Education, Mumbai in collaboration with Jeeva Suraksha, Sivasagar and Directorate of Extension Education, Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara, Guwahati that ended on Wednesday. The programme was organized to impart hands-on training on hygienic handling of fish and preparation of different value-added fish products. Preparation of value-added fish products like fish pickle, fish chukli, fish sev, fish cutlet and dried fish snacks were demonstrated during the training programme. Over 80 participants of marginalized groups and background were benefitted from this training module and were given opportunity to prepare the fish products individually.

This facility has been established by ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE), Mumbai under the financial scheme for North East Hilly region (NEH-Sub-Plan) in collaboration with Directorate of Extension Education, Assam Agricultural University and Jeeva Suraksha, Sivasagar, Assam. Inaugurating the maiden project executed for the first time in Assam on Monday, Chabua MLA Punakon


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