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Assam: Pilot plant inaugurated for value added fish product preparation October 13,2021   |  Source: The Sentinel Assam

A pilot scale plant for value added fish products has been formally inaugurated at Dean's conference hall of Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, Assam Agricultural University on Friday by Dr Gopal Krishna, internationally renowned scientist, director cum vice chancellor, ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai. This facility has been established at Guijan, Tinsukia 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, Sivasgar, Assam. The facility established at this place includes all the basic equipment necessary for preparation of value-added fish products and have a capacity to produce about 200 kg of fish products daily. This facility can be utilized by the locals for processing and preservation of their fish produce in the form of different ready to eat convenience and nutritionally enriched value-added fish products which will help in enhancing their income and improving their social status as well, Dr Ranjita Bania from the local organization, Jeeva Suraksha & coordinating officer informed the press and thanked the special efforts taken by the Principal Scientist and Head of

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