The Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (CIFT) set up in 1957 is the only national center in the country where research in all disciplines relating to fishing and fish processing is undertaken. The institute started functioning at Cochin in 1957. Research centers function at Veraval (Gujarat), Visakhapatnam (AP), Mumbai (Maharashtra)...
Conducted four International training programmes under TCS Colombo Plan sponsored by ITEC, Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India, in which 11 participants from Bangladesh, Myanmar, Indonesia, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Bhutan were trained. Fourteen national training programmesorganisedfor 108 participants, and participated in 14 exhibitions..
Ammonia oxidising bacteria isolated from aquatic samples were identified as Psuedomonasaeruginosa and Aeromonas spp.
Multiplex PCR P method was standardized for the pathotyping of E.coli isolates viz., Entero toxigenic (ETEC), Entero pathogenic (EPEC), Shiga toxin producing (STEC), Entero aggregative ( EAgEC) and Entero invasive E.coli (EIEC) in seafood.
Triplex PCR was developed for the identification of coagulase positive methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureusfrom seafood with MecA, fem A and Staph genus specific primers.
B vitamins encapsulated with chitosan derivatives showed good cardio protection in albino rats. Swimming exercise in rats confirmed its efficacy to be used as an energy giving nutraceutical.
Developed pangasius fish sausage fortified with dietary fibre from red, brown and green seaweeds. Fish sausages with 1% level of dietary fibre were found to be acceptable even at the end of 63 days of chilled storage at 2ºC.Methodology for supercritical fluid extraction of healthcare important phenolics and sulphated polysaccharides from sea weed was perfected using RSM model. Optimized the dietary fibre extraction process from three seaweeds namely G. edulis (red seaweed), S.wightii (brown sea
A fish protein soup powder enriched with calcium and iron was prepared at pilot scale targeting malnourished adolescent girls in North Eastern region. With a sample size of 55 girls the haemoglobin level increased from 9 to 14 in one month
Recovery of protein from shrimp head waste was optimized by response surface methodology. The maximum yield was 16.7% on dry basis obtained at 9.43 pH, 1:3 alkali/shrimp head waste ratio and extraction time 79.13 minute.
Ready to eat thermally processed jackfruit seed and dry prawn curry was standardised in polypropylene containers. The total process time in 320 ml container was 44 minutes to reach F0 value of 8. The product is commercially sterile and bio-chemically safe up to 8 months storage
Optimized process parameters viz: NaoH, MCA and Methanol for two type of chitin (73 and 90 DA) for the production of water soluble chitosan using RSM.
For preparing chitin and chitosan with reduced amount of NaOH, a modified process method was developed to remove protein from the shell used. The analysis of results has revealed that the usage of NaOHwas reduced to 33% compared to the normal procedure. And thus, the quality of chitin and chitosan has been improved.
Experimental operations were carried out using the squillabycatch reduction devices (BRDs). L50 values for these grids with 22, 25 and 30 mm openings were worked out for Parapenaeopsisstylifera and Metapenaeusmonocerosby in-situ experiments.
Multifunctional nano metal oxide mixtures, comprising of iron oxide, titanium oxide and cerium oxide provided as coating over boat building steel BIS 2062, showed improved electrochemical properties and surface morphology.
A new portable household electrical fish dryer of 10 kg capacity was designed and fabricated with a provision for solar power. Initial testing has been completed and the dryer can be used for household or micro-scale fish drying with low capital investment.
To address the problem of sodium benzoate adulteration in fresh fish, specific and sensitive standard operating procedure was developed for quantification of sodium benzoate in fresh fish by shing spiked samples of cultured chanoschanos and Quantification was performed using matrix-matched calibration and solvent calibration. Recovery studies has shown that samples with 10 times dilution gave a better recovery of 90%.
Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (CIFT) - the only technology Institute in India which caters to the broad spectrum of fisheries from harvest to post-harvest operations has been in the service of the nation since 1957 under the Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR), New Delhi.
An awareness programme on ‘Fishing capacity management of trawl fishery’ was conducted on 28 March, 2018 at Cochin Fisheries Harbour, Thoppampady, Ernakulam district as part of the institute project titled, ‘Modelling studies for estimation of
Today (17 March, 2018) ICAR- Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin arranged live webcasting of Hon' ble Prime Minister’s address to farmers, agricultural scientists and other stakeholders on the eve of the Krishi Unnati Mela organis
Krishi Unnati Mela
ICAR-CIFT celebrated International Women's Day (IWD) on March 8, 2018. It is a worldwide event that celebrates women’s achievements – social, economic, cultural & political– while calling for gender equality. the theme for this year is: Time
Antibiotics residues in food products (Aquaculture, dairy, poultry etc.) are a great concern for importers and consumers due to its adverse effect on human health.
The inaugural function of the ICAR sponsored winter school on “Marine nutrients for fighting malnutrition: Recent advances in marine biomolecules for human nutrition and healthcare” was held at ICAR-CIFT on 1st February, 2018. The function was in
Under the Mera Gaon Mera Gaurav (MGMG) Programme, a training on “Value added fish products” was held for 45 farmers of the Jalakanyaka Club of Cherpu Grama Panchayat, Thrissur on 10 January, 2018.
Clam picking and processing is an important livelihood practice of small scale fishers in Keralawhere ICAR-CIFT, Cochin has made a timely intervention through PPP mode in collaboration with the Perumbalam Panchayat and Haritha Farmers’ Club, Perumb
There should be focussed effort to remove the hurdles in entrepreneurship development in agriculture and allied sectors, observed by Dr. K. Nirmal Babu, Director, ICAR- Indian Institute of Spices Research, Kozhikode
ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin received the Wiley Library Award for Highest Usage of Wiley Journals in 2017 within CeRA Consortium (Fisheries & Aquaculture Institutes).
Rampant and indiscriminate use of antibiotics in both animal and human health has increased in recent decades that allow the bacteria to become resistance.
E-procurement is one the most important programmes introduced by Government of India to bring in efficiency, economy and transparency in public procurement.
Agricultural Education Day Exhibition for the students of naval base Kendriya Vidyalaya 2 and Kendriya Vidyalaya INS Dhronacharya
The ICAR sponsored 21 days Winter School on “Antimicrobial Resistance in fish and aquatic environment and its impact on human health” at ICAR0CIFT inaugurated at ICAR CIFT on 1St December 2017.
In an effort to leverage the potential of Information and Communication Technologies for disseminating the research outputs to public, the ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology has developed a mobile app, which will provide quick access to i
Hon’ble Vice President of India Shri M Venkaiah Naidu called upon fishery scientists and policy makers to draw upon a future outlook focusing on judicious use of the fishery resources by reducing losses and value addition
A training programme on “Fish Handling and Drying” was organised by Engineering Division, ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin during 24 – 25 October, 2017.
The ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (ICAR-CIFT), Cochin in collaboration with Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) handed overa dryer to a fisherwomen group of Alleppey Diocesan Charitable and Social Welfare Society
A national seminar on “Recent advances in post-harvest fisheries engineering” has been jointly organized by Society of Fisheries Technologists (India) and ICAR-CIFT on 23rd September, 2017 at ICAR-CIFT, Cochin. 134 delegates including students, f
ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology has played crucial role in sustaining the sea food export Industry of India, observed by Chief Guest Shri.Sanjay Dave, Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, Food Safety Standard Authority of India (FSSA
n association with the Central Sector Scheme on Blue Revolution and Make in India, ICAR - Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (ICAR-CIFT), Cochin and Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) has joined hands for a collaborative programme, for the design a
Unless the information and technologies developed in fisheries sector is transferred to needy people across the globe, the entire process of knowledge generation will remain futile’, said the Chief Guest Dr.P.Rajendran, Vice Chancellor, Kerala Agri
Parayil Food Products Pvt. Ltd. is a fish and fishery products especially frozen fish items exporting company. A request was received from M/s Parayil Food Products Pvt. Ltd., Aroor for purchase of a manual fish descaling machine of 5 kg capacity. I
ICAR-CIFT conducts a skill based in-house training programme on Post- harvest technology for preservation and value addition of marine resources
A week long ICAR sponsored training program on “Microbiological Examination of Seafood”was inaugurated on 1st August, 2017 by the Chief GuestProf A. Ramachandran, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS)
Shri Devendra Choudhary, IAS, Secretary, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries (AHDF), Govt. of India accompanied by Dr. S. Karthikeyan, IAS, Director, Deptt. of Fisheries, Govt. of Kerala visited ICAR-CIFT, Cochin on 22 July, 2017.
Dr. C.N. Ravishankar, Director of ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin attended the 20th Annual General Body meeting of the Seafood Exporters Association of Veraval as a special invitee on 18 July, 2017 at Hotel Krishna
Dr. TrilochanMohapatra, Secretary DARE and DG, ICAR, New Delhi visited Mumbai Research Centre of ICAR-CIFT at Vashi, Navi Mumbai on 12th June, 2017 along with Dr. Gopal Krishna, Director and Vice- Chancellor of Deemed University, CIFE, and Dr. Swades
In association with NETFISH-MPEDA, the Veraval Research Centre demonstration programme on “Conversion of diamond mesh to square mesh codend” at three locations of Gujarat. The programme was inaugurate
With the motto of connecting people to nature the Veraval Research center of ICAR-CIFT has celebrated the “World Environment Day” on 5th June, 2017. Shri Jagdish Bhai Fofandi, President, Veraval-Patan Joint Municipality was the Chief Guest for th
National Technology Day was celebrated on 11thand 12th of May 2017 at ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin. The two day programme commenced with the Inaugral session by the Dr. C N Ravishankar, Director, ICAR-CIFT who emphasized the
As per the initiative of Government of India under the Hon’ble Prime Minister’s programme on ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’, Swachh Pakhwara (16-31 May, 2017)activities were initiated atICAR- Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin on 16th
Shri Sudarshan Bhagat, Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Govt. of India made a visit to ICAR- Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin on 5th May, 2017 to review the activities of the institute.
The Veraval Research Centre of ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology celebrated its 60th foundation day, the “Diamond jubilee” with great enthusiasm, fun and frolic on 29th April 2017.
As part of the diamond jubilee, Mumbai Research Centre of ICAR-CIFT located at Vashi, had the celebrations on 28th April, 2017.
ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (ICAR-CIFT) has celebrated its Diamond jubilee foundation day on 29.04.2017. Dr. R. Raghu Prakash, Scientist-in-Charge, ICAR-CIFT, Visakhapatnam highlighted the research achievements and contributions of
After a week-long celebration of different programmes starting from 24-28 April, 2017; conducted during the Diamond Jubilee Foundation Day commemoration of ICAR-CIFT, finally it came to an end with a grand function organized at ICAR-CIFT, Cochin on 2
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a major and serious concern world over in combating infectious diseases. To surmount this challenge is to adopt One Health approach with coordination and cooperation between human health, veterinary and environment s
ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin conducted an In-house training programme on “Professional skill enhancement of young scientists” during 16-18 March, 2017. The programme was attended by 44 Scientists from the Head Quarters
A Special Town Official Language Committee Meeting was conducted on 3 March, 2017 at ICAR-CMFRI in the presence of Dr. Prabhas Kumar Jha, IAS, Secretary, Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, Department of Official Language, New Delhi and Dr
ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology in association with Society of Fisheries Technologists (India) is organizing a National Seminar with the theme “MITIGATING JUVENILE INCIDENCE IN FISHING – THE WAY FORWARD” on 25th March 2017
A workshop on “Scientific Validation of Fisheries ITKs and Strategizing Dissemination of Deliverables” was organized by ICAR–Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin on 2nd March, 2017 as part of the ESSO-INCOIS project on ‘Documenti
A cluster level training programme for clam fishers of the Perumbalam village in Alappuzha district was organised at ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin on 3rd March, 2017.
Dr. Manoj P. Samuel, Principal Scientist and Head, Engineering Division, ICAR-CIFT, Cochin received the “Commendation Medal Award”instituted by the Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers (ISAE) for the year 2016.
Hon’ble Minister of Fisheries, Harbour Engineering and Cashew Industries, Govt. of Kerala Smt. J. Mercy Kutty Amma visited ICAR- Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (CIFT), Cochin on 18th February, 2017 to get acquainted with the technologica
ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin received a cash award of Rs. 5 Lakhs instituted by Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India for “Pushing Cashless Economy Goals” among the ICAR Institutes.
A training programme on Modern Analytical Methods in Fish Biochemistry was organized by the Biochemistry & Nutrition Division of ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin during 9-21 January, 2017 under the TCS Colombo Plan programme spo
ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin organized a ‘Sensitization Programme at Kadamakukdy village of Ernakulam district on 17 December, 2016.
ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin signed MoU with two entrepreneurs for consultancy in post harvest technology dissemination.
The Fishing Technology Division of ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin in association with South Asian Fisheries Fraternity (SAFF), has conducted a stakeholder workshop for the fishermen operating traps at Muttom, Kanyakumari, Tami
ICAR Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin in association with the Kollam Trawler Owners’ Association organized a one day Workshop on “Myctophids - A new fisheries resource from deep sea” at Needakara, Kollam District of Kerala on 1
ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin signs MoU with Department of Fisheries , Government of Himachal Pradesh
As a part of implementation and promotion of Official Language in Veraval Research Centre of ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology a one day workshop on ‘Official Language and Its Implementation’ was conducted on 6 January, 2017
The Fishing Technology Division of ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin has initiated a project on “Assessment of food loss from selected gillnet and trammel net fisheries of India” funded by Food and Agriculture Organization
CAR-Central Institute of Fishing Technology (ICAR-CIFT), Cochin has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA)
ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin organized a one day awareness workshop on “Protection of fishing nets from Dolphins attack using acoustic Pingers” at Chellanam fishing village of Ernakulam district on 21 December, 2016.
ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin conducted a Two days’ training program on “Production of chitin, chitosan and glucosamine”
The following Training Programmes will be conducted in CIFT during the following period. Details are given below.
ICAR- Central Institute of Fisheries Technology in association with The Asian Fisheries Society – Indian Branch (AFSIB) is organizing 11th INDIAN FISHERIES &AQUACULTURE FORUM” with the theme, “FOSTERING INNOVATIONS IN FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE
On 3rd December, 2016 ICAR- Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin celebrated the “Agricultural Education Day” to commemorate the birth day of Bharat Ratna Dr. Rajendra Prasad, the first Union Minister of Agriculture of India and first
Training session has comprehensively covered various aspects of extension approaches like need assessment, problem prioritization, participatory techniques, entrepreneurship development, project monitoring and evaluation techniques, impact assessment
As part of World Fisheries Day celebration at Veraval Research Centre of ICAR-CIFT a one day workshop on “Responsible Fishing and Quality Improvement” was conducted on 21st November, 2016.
ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Kochi, in collaboration with Department of Fisheries, Government of Meghalaya, Shillong and Office of Deputy Commissioner, West Jaintia Hills District, Govt. of Meghalaya
Mumbai Research Centre of ICAR-CIFT celebrated World Fisheries Day on 21 November, 2016 by arranging an open day. About 50 students from I.E.S. Navi Mumbai High School, Vashi visited the Centre. Posters on harvest and post harvest practices on fisher
For strengthening the academic and research collaborations, ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (CIFT), Kochi signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS),
The Veraval Regional Centre of ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology observed/Celebrated Vigilance Awareness Week during 31 October to 5 November, 2016. The programme started on 31st October with the Oath taking ceremony where Scientist In-
Commemorating World Fisheries Day, ICAR-CIFT, Kochi organized a one day awareness program on "The Importance of Fish in Diet" at Jowai, Meghalaya on 21st November, 2016. The program was jointly organized by ICAR-CIFT, Kochi, ICAR-RC for NEH, Meghala
As part of World Fisheries Day Celebrations the following programs were organized by the Visakhapatnam Research Centre of ICAR-CIFT:
For promoting and supporting the sustainable small scale fisheries, especially the spiny Lobster fisheries in Mandvi region of Gujarat state, WWF in association with ICAR-CIFT
ICAR-CIFT, Cochin organized a four days In-house Training Programme on “Enhancing Efficiency and Behavioural Skills of Technical Personnel" during 7-10 November, 2016 for technical staff up to T-4. A total of 23 technical persons
On Monday, 21st November 2016 ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin celebrated the World Fisheries Day to create awareness about overfishing, habitat destruction and other serious threats affecting the sustainability of our vast
ICAR- Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin is organizing an international level capacity building programme on ‘Extension Methodologies for Coastal Fisheries' for the participants of the member countries of Colombo plan during 15-26 No
As part of ‘Vigilance Awareness Week Celebrations’ at ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin on 5th November, 2016 Dr. Alexander Jacob, IPS, Former Director General of Police, Kerala and Nodal Officer, National Police University d
The written examination for LDC post as per advertisement dtd. 02.01.2016 will be held on 11.12.2016 at Kochi. Call letters for the selected candidates will be sent in due course. List of selected and rejected applications will be published in CIFT
Dr. Leela Edwin, Principal Scientist and Head, Fishing Technology Division, ICAR – Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin was invited to attend the Expert Consultation on Marking of Fishing Gear, organised by the Food Agricultural Organi
As a part of the ESSO-INCOIS Project on “Indigenous Traditional Knowledge (ITKs) in Marine Fisheries Sector of Kerala: Documentation and Analysis”, two data validation workshops were conducted at ICAR-CIFT, Cochin during 29-30. June, 2016.
As per the directive of the Govt. of India and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, the International Day of Yoga was celebrated on the 21 June, 2016 at the ICAR-CIFT Headquarters and its Research
Visakhapatnam Research Centre of ICR-CIFT has developed an insulated fish bag for preserving the quality of fish during local transportation and retail vending. The insulated fish bag helps in maintaining the quality of fish when used with proper ic
A Training cum demonstration programme was conducted by ICAR-CIFT, Visakhapatnam Research Centre at Pedderu Reservoir, V. Madugula (Mandal), Visakhapatnam District, Andhra Pradesh on 22 April, 2016 under the TSP programme for the benefit of tribal f
As a part of “Mera Gaon Mera Gaurav” activity, ICAR-central Institute of Fisheries technology, Cochin celebrated National Technology Day at Munambam on 6th May, 2016. The programme was sponsored by Kerala State Council for Science, Technology an
Under the project Green Fishing System for Tropical Seas funded by the National Agriculture Fund in operation at ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin an interaction meet for conducting experimental operations using advanced long lin
As a part of implementation of Tribal Sub Plan (TSP) of Government of India for the betterment of tribal communities in Maharashtra state, Mumbai Research Centre of ICAR-CIFT has conducted a three days Training cum Transfer of Technologies (ToT) prog
The ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin celebrated its 59th Foundation Day on 29 April, 2016, Dr. K. Gopakumar, former Deputy Director General (Fisheries), ICAR, New Delhi was the Chief Guest of the day. Dr. C.N. Ravishankar, Dire
Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary, DARE and Director General, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR, New Delhi visited ICAR- Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin on 18th April, 2016.
The Visakhapatnam Research Centre of ICAR-CIFT organized a series of Workshops cum training programmes on “Fabrication of foldable traps and gillnets” under the Tribal Sub Plan Programme during the month of March, 2016.
The 19.75 m multi-purpose fishing vessel, FV Sagar Harita, built under the project “Green Fishing Systems for the Tropical Seas” funded by National Agricultural Science Fund (ICAR-NASF) was officially launched by Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretar
In compliance to the ICAR Training Policy for training all categories of staff, a two days Training Workshop to enhance the capabilities of Skilled Support Staff of ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin was organized during 21-22 M
nder the Tribal Sub Plan Programme ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin organized a training programme on “Value Addition of Freshwater Fish Through Processing” in collaboration with ICAR- Directorate of Coldwater Fisheries Re
ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin has organized a one day training cum demonstration programme on “Responsible Fish Harvesting Practices” for inland fisherfolk at Vazhachal, Thrissur, Kerala on 2 March, 2016.
The Society of Fisheries Technologists (India), Cochin and ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin organized a National Seminar on “Advances in marine natural products and nutraceutical research” on 26th February, 2016 at ICAR-CIFT
ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin conducted a Specialists' Consultation on Energy Saving in Fishing on 5th March, 2016 at ICAR-CIFT, Cochin.
Mumbai Research Centre of ICAR-CIFT conducted three days ‘Training cum Transfer of Technologies (ToT) programme’ for tribal fisherfolk under Tribal Subplan (TSP) of Govt. of India at Bhutnal, an inland fishing village in Vijayapura district of Ka
The first operational workshop of the project “All India Network Project on Fish Health (AINP_FH) was conducted during 11-12 February, 2016 at ICAR-CIFT, Cochin. Twelve scientists and 12 research fellows from the participating institutes including
As part of the “One week at fishing harbor programme” of NETFISH-MPEDA, Veraval Rearch Centre of ICAR-CIFT conducted a training programme on “Square mesh codend fabrication and responsible fishing practices”.
A National Workshop on ‘Development of Fisheries vis-à-vis Blue Revolution and Value Addition in Himachal Pradesh’ was jointly organized by ICAR-CIFT, Kochi and Department of Fisheries, Himachal Pradesh on 12th and 13th December, 2015 at Bilaspu
A large volume of waste is being generated from shell-fishes, which can be utilized to extract Chitin and its derivatives which finds wider application in various fields.
he ICAR Inter-Institutional Sports Tournament – 2015 (South Zone) kicked off at Maharaja’s College Grounds, Ernakulam Cochin on 25 May, 2015.
The ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin has been awarded the SKOCH Evergreen Platinum Award and Order-of-Merit for its initiatives on “Green, Clean and Affordable Energy: Multi-purpose Solar Conversion System”.
ICAR-CIFT, Cochin gets Best Annual Report Award
ICAR – Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin is designated as a content partner of National Digital Library of India for its generous contribution of contents .
Dr. Osama Abbas Muhieldeen, Associate Professor, Head, Department of Agricultural Engineering, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Gazeira University, Wad Madani, P.O box 20, Sudan has been awarded the prestigious Dr. C.V. Raman International Fellowshi
The Agri Business Incubation Centre of ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin has won the SKOCH Order of Merit Award - 2017 for qualifying amongst the top 30 Transformational Innovation Projects in India.
Dr. Manoj P. Samuel, Principal Scientist and Head, Engineering Division, ICAR-CIFT, Cochin received the “Commendation Medal Award”instituted by the Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers (ISAE) for the year 2016. T
Shri K.V. Vishnu, Senior Research Fellow, Biochemistry & Nutrition Division, ICAR- Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin has been awarded ‘Best Poster Award’ for the poster
ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin received the ‘Rajarshi Tandon Rajbhasha Puraskar’ for the year 2014-15. ICAR-CIFT bagged this award for best Official Language Implementation among the ICAR Institutions in the Region ‘C’
Smt. P. Jeyanthi, Scientist, ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin has been awarded ‘Best Poster Award’ for the best poster presentation in the 5th International Symposium on Cage Aquaculture in Asia (CAA5) held during 25-28 Nove
Dr. Prajith K.K receiving Young Marine biologist Award from Prof (Dr). Rashid Sumalia, Director, Fisheries Economics, University of British Columbia, Canada
Smt. S. Remya, Scientist, Veraval Research Centre of ICAR-CIFT has bagged AFSIB Young Scientist Award instituted by the Asian Fisheries Society, Indian Branch (AFSIB) for scientists below the age of 35, working in the field of fisheries, aquaculture
Dr. Nikita Gopal, Senior Scientist, Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin received the Asian Fisheries Society Merit Award for her work in Gender in Fisheries.
The Zonal Technology Management – Business Planning and Development (ZTM-BPD) Unit at CIFT, Cochin has won the National Award for BEST AGRI-BUSINESS INCUBATOR for the year 2013.
Dr. A. Jeyakumari, Scientist, Fish Processing, Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin was deputed to Thailand to undergo a training programme on “Encapsulation of fish oil” at Kasetsart University, Thailand during 17-21December, 2012.
Dr Rakesh Kumar, Scientist, MFB Division of Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin, bagged the Jawaharlal Nehru Award for P.G. Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Research in Agricultural and Allied Sciences 2011.
The Effluent Treatment Plant (ETP) installed in the plant of M/s Bhatsons Aquatic Products, Cochin has been awarded SECOND POSITION by Kerala State Pollution Control Board for the year 2011.
Dr.T.K.Srinivasa Gopal, Director has been conferred Fellow of Association of Food Scientists and Technologists(India) for the significant contributions made in the area of Research, Development, Industrial Achievement and Human Resource Development
Dr. T.K. Srinivas Gopal, Director, CIFT, Cochin has been conferred with Fellow of the Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (F.ASET) for outstanding contributions in the field of Fish Processing Technology during the 9th Indian Fisheries For
Dr. T.K. Srinivasa Gopal has been conferred with Fellow of the Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (F.ASET) for outstanding contributions in the field of Fish Processing Technology during the 9th Indian Fisheries Forum on 19th December 201
Dr. GerogeNinan, Senior Scientist, Fish Processing, CIFT, Cochin received the ‘Jawaharlal Nehru Award’ for outstanding Post Graduate Agricultural Research-2010 of ICAR, New Delhi for his Ph. D. thesis entitled, “Optimization of process paramete
Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin has bagged the ‘RajarshiTandon Award- 2010’ for the best Official language Implementation among the ICAR Institutes in the ‘C’ Region. CIFT got this award for the seventh time. The award was r
Dr. Femeena Hassan, Senior Scientist, Quality Assurance and Management, CIFT, Cochin received the ‘RashtriyaGaurav Award’ for meritorious services, outstanding performance and remarkable role in fisheries instituted by India International Friends
Dr. T.K. Srinivasa Gopal, Principal Scientist and Head, Fish Processing Division, Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin has been conferred with Fellow of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences in the field of Agricultural Engineering a
The Professional Fisheries Graduates Forum (PGFG), Mumbai has awarded Dr. C.N. Ravishankar, Senior Scientist, Fish Processing Division, Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin with “Certificate of Appreciation” for the ‘Best Indian Fi
Dr. B. Meenakumari, Director, CIFT, Cochin received the 6th Dr. R.C. Dalela Oration Award -2009 from Dr. William D. Dar, Director General, International Crop Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Hyderabad at the 29th Annul Session
Dr. P.N. Joshi, Principal Scientist & Head, Division of Engineering, Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin was awarded the Kerala State Energy Conservation Commendation Certificate 2009 in appreciation of the commendable achievements towa
Professional Fisheries Graduates Forum (PFGF) has awarded “Dr. I. Karunasagar Award” for the Bet Indian Ph. D. thesis for the year 2009 to Dr. C.O. Mohan, Scientist, Fish Processing Division for his thesis entitled, “Shelf life extension of see
The electronic equipments developed in CIFT have wide applications in different mainstream activities of the country including marine sciences, agricultural sciences, water resources and management, energy and environmental sciences etc.
Dr. B. Meenakumari, Director, CIFT is conferred Fellowship of the Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (F. ASET) for outstanding contributions to inland and marine fisheries sectors and for undertaking material improvement for fishing gear.
Dr. C. Jessy Joseph, Asst. Director (OL) received the Sahitya Akademi Translation Prize 2008 for her work ?Aparichitar? (Malayalam). The award carries a cash prize of Rs.20,000/- an inscribed copper plaque which will be given away to her in August, 2
CIFT, Cochin bags the Sardar Patel Outstanding ICAR Institution Award 2006 instituted by ICAR, New Delhi. The award is instituted by ICAR to recognize the agricultural research institutions which make outstanding contributions for the growth and deve
CIFT bags SARDAR PATEL AWARD for the best Institution under ICAR. CIFT is the only Institute which was awarded the prestigious award for the second time. The award carries Rs. 5 lakhs and a citation. The award will be presented to the Director, CIFT
Dr. Saly N. Thomas, Sr. Scientist has been selected for Jawaharlal Nehru Award for P.G. Agricultural Research 2004. This award is given for the best Ph. D. Thesis in Fisheries . She did her Ph. D. under the guidance of Prof. Dr. C. Hridayanathan who
Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary (DARE) & Director General (ICAR) visited VeravalResearch Centre of ICAR-CIFT and CMFRI on 7th April 2018.
A new business model for solar dried fish products, has been introduced in Cochin, by a start up firm 'Aabbaa Fish Products' with the support of ICAR - Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (ICAR-CIFT).
Today (17 March, 2018) ICAR- Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin arranged live webcasting of Hon' ble Prime Minister’s address to farmers, agricultural scientists and other stakeholders on the eve of the Krishi Unnati Mela organised
ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin has been awarded the ‘Best Annual Report Award 2016-17 for Large Institute Category’ of all the ICAR Institutes in the country.
Shri. Innocent, Hon. M.P. Chalakudy, inaugurated the distribution of Fishing Implements to the members of Vazhachal CFR Coordination Sangham on 3.3.2018 under TSP.
21 days ICAR sponsored Winter School on “Marine nutrients for fighting malnutrition: Recent advances in marine biomolecules for human nutrition and healthcare” concluded on 21st February 2018 at ICAR-CIFT, Cochin
National Science Day Celebration held at ICAR-CIFT
Fisheries & Ports department, Government of Kerala co ordinated a demonstration of new rapid detection kits for adulterants in fresh fish (CIFTest kits) developed by ICAR- Central Institute of fisheries Technology at Palayam market, Thiruvanathapuram
ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (ICAR-CIFT), Cochin has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), ICAR-Central Plantation Crops Research Institute (CPCRI), Kasaragod and Mushroom Cultivators Self Help grou
ICAR sponsored winter school on Marine nutrients for fighting malnutrition: Recent advances in marine biomolecules for human nutrition and healthcare
Shri Radha Mohan Singh, Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, released “Rapid Detection Kits (CIFtest) to detect adulteration of Formaldehyde and Ammonia in fresh fish” developed by ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Co
Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Secretary DARE and Director General, ICAR accompanied with Dr. Joykrushna Jena, Deputy Director General (Fisheries Science), Dr. Ravishankar C.N., Director, ICAR-CIFTand scientists of Fishing Technology Division
ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology hasdevelopedarefrigeration enabled mobilefish vending kiosk toimprove the unhygienic handling and marketing practices of fisher folk, small scale vendors and retailers.
Fish is a rich source of good quality protein and other valuable nutrients like poly unsaturated fatty acids, vitamins and minerals. Recently there are reports on marketing of fishes added with harmful chemicals like formaldehyde, ammonia etc.
The subsequent transmission and spread of resistant pathogenic bacteria sets the scene for development of drug-resistant infections (DRIs), expressed by the Chief Guest Dr. A. Gopalakrishnan, Director, CMFRI in the valediction programme of ICAR spons
ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology have developed a refrigeration enabled fish vending kiosk to improve the unhygienic handling and marketing practices of fisher folks.
ICAR-CIFT Research vessel Matsyakumari-II is associated with the search and rescue operations carried out in connection with the Cyclone Ockhi and started from Cochin on 10.12.2017 at 7 AM.
A training programme on “Fish handling and drying” has been proposed to conduct on 24.10.2017 and 25.10.2017 at Engineering division, ICAR-CIFT, Cochin. Proposed registration fee for this training is Rs.2500+tax/-. Spot registration is also avail
National Seminar on Recent Advances in Post-Harvest Fisheries Engineering
ICAR sponsored winter school on “Marine nutrients for fighting malnutrition: Recent advances in marine biomolecules for human nutrition and healthcare”
As a part of “Mera Gaon Mera Gaurav” programme of ICAR-CIFT, a training programme was arranged on ‘Preparation of fish cutlets, fish fingers and fish balls from the meat of low value fish’ for the benefit of 50 women participants at Cherai v
CAR sponsored Winter School on "Enhancing Farm Income through Entrepreneurship Development in Fishing and Fish Processing" from 5th to 25th Janurary 2018.
Chief Secretary, A&N administration Addressing the Gathering
ICAR sponsored Winter School on
"Antimicrobial resistance in fish and aquatic environment and its impact on human health"
from 01st to 21st December 2017
Result of Painting Competition held on 28.04.2016
ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin has successfully a registered trademark “MARICREAM”. The trademark in Class 99 under No. 1946893 dated 6th April, 2010 has its validity up to 6th April, 2020.
ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin, an ISO 9001: 2008 certified organization has been recognized as a National Referral Laboratory for Fish and Fishery Products by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) under Ministr
The last date of receipt of application for ICAR sponsored Winter School on "Recent Advances in the Development of Nutraceuticals, Health Foods and Fish Feed from Fish & Shellfish Processing Discards " organised by Fish Processing Division has been
The ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (ICAR-CIFT), Cochin in collaboration with Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) distributed driers to fisherwomen members of SEWA in a formal function held at Elamkunnappuzha, Ernakulam district
The ‘Mera Gaon Mera Gaurav’scheme is a programme conceptualized byICAR for scientists to “select villages as per their convenience and remain in touch with the selected villages and provide information to the farmers on technical and other rela
As a part of “Mera Gaon Mera Gaurav” programme of ICAR-CIFT, a training programme was arranged on ‘Preparation of fish cutlets, fish fingers and fish balls from the meat of low value fish’ for the benefit of 50 women participants at Cherai v
The ‘Mera Gaon, Mera Gaurav’ scheme is a programme conceptualized by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) for scientists to “select villages as per their convenience and remain in touch with the selected villages and provide informati
ICAR-CIFT has a tradition adopting the fishing villages especially of hinterlands where economically under-privileged fishers reside in more numbers with food and nutritional security as the need of the hour.
Mera Gaon Mera Gaurav (My Village My Pride) programme is launched by the Hon’ble Prime Minister on 25 July, 2015 on the 87th Foundation Day of the ICAR and KVK Conference at Patna.
As per Government of India’s initiative, under the Honourable Prime Minister’s programme on ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’, SwachhPakhwara activities were initiated at Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin on 16th May, 2017.
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