Technical Program Finalization Workshop of NICRA Strategic Partner Institutes under Fisheries organized


Technical Program Finalization Workshop of Fisheries institutes under Strategic Research component of National Innovations in Climate Resilient Agriculture (NICRA) was held on 20August, 2020 through video conferencing under the chairmanship of Dr S Bhaskar, ADG (AAF&CC).


Dr AG Ponniah, NICRA Expert Committee member, Dr G Ravindra Chary, Director (Actg.), CRIDA, Dr A Gopalakrishnan, Director, CMFRI, Dr Debajit Sarma, Director, DCFR, Dr M Prabhakar, PI, NICRA, CRIDA, Principal Investigators, Scientists, Research Associates & Senior Research Fellows from 4 Fisheries institutes (CMFRI, CIFRI, CIBA and DCFR) participated in the video conferencing. 


Dr G Ravindra Chary welcomed the participants and suggested to work on the effect of sea weed and sea grass on field crops. Dr S Bhaskar highlighted the products of marine origin and appreciated the outcomes from the group. He further suggested to translate outputs into outcomes in next phase. Dr AG Ponniah appreciating the progress advised to include breeding activities in relation to climate change.


This was followed by presentations from the Principal Investigators and detailed discussion.

The meeting ended with vote of thanks by Dr M Prabhakar, PI, NICRA.