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RAJIV GANDHI CENTRE FOR AQUACULTURE
राजीव गांधी जलकृषि केंद्र

(Aquaculture Technology Incubation Centre of MPEDA)
(Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India)
Affiliated by Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, India.

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Technology Transfer and Training Division

Technology Transfer & Training Division of RGCA is housed at RGCA-HQ, Sirkazhi, Tamil Nadu.

4 Days Hands-on Training Programme - Hatchery Production Of Marine Fin Fish
Trainees at Mangrove Carb Aquaculture training
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Major Objectives

To facilitate technology transfer and to conduct hands-on-training in applied aquaculture technologies developed at various projects of RGCA to aqua-farmers, entrepreneurs and other stakeholders.

To organize awareness programmes related to aquaculture to motivate targeted group to take up aquaculture as a profession and to take part in various aqua-fair and events.

To collect feedback from hatcheries and farmers and provide those to various RGCA projects to implement the requirement of the aquaculture sector.



Major Activities

Assisting various RGCA projects (Seabass, Mud crab, Tilapia, Cobia, Artemia) to conduct hands-on training programmes on ‚Best husbandry practices‚ for the related species including live feed culture and cage fabrication.

Assisting RGCA‚s centralized facilities (Genetics, Pathology and Engineering) to conduct hands-on training programmes on aquaculture genetics, pathology and RAS.

Organizing awareness programmes related to aquaculture to motivate targeted group to take up aquaculture as a profession.

Attending various aqua-fair and events for promoting RGCA projects activities.

Collecting feedback from hatcheries and farmers and providing those to various RGCA projects for implementation and betterment of the aquaculture sector.

Assisting Indian aquaculture sector by providing much needed skilled manpower required for propagating sustainable aquaculture.

Achievements

Since inception nearly 353 hands-on training programmes have been conducted and nearly 6706 participants from all over India have been benefitted.

11 National/International Seminar or workshop conducted successfully.

21 Farmers meet benefitted 1360 Aqua farmers and entrepreneurs from all over India.

Since 2009-10 a total of 294 no of awareness programmes benefitted 8682 individuals from Aquaculture sector.

During last eight years, more than 6500 people benefited from RGCA‚s awareness programmes related to aquaculture.

The extension division successfully facilitating seed sell from various RGCA projects.

RGCA signed consultancy agreement with three state Governments (Andhra Pradesh, Kerala & Maharashtra) and many more in the pipe-line.

Here We Are

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Dr. Anup Mandal

Project Director (SB & A)

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G. Janakiraman

Marketing Officer

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Dr. Johny T.Varghese

Scientific Officer

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S. John

Library & Information Assistant

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B.BHASKAR

Senior Field Officer

Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture
(MPEDA, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India)
3/197, Poompuhar Road, Karaimedu Village, Sattanathpuram P.O., 
Sirkali Taluk, Mayiladuthurai district 609 109, 
Tamil Nadu, INDIA 
Tel : +91 4364 265200 to 265217 
Fax : +91 4364 265218 Email : rgcaho@gmail.com.

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