Shri Sreejith explaining to the participants
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. The programme was organised as part of a Department of Science and Technology funded project for developing clam cluster and setting up of clam processing facility at the village. The fishers from the clusters in the regions of Panambukad and Perumbalam South regions of the village participated in the first stage of training series. The training focused on processing of clam meat and preparation of ready to eat products like clam samosa, cutlet, pickle and bonda. The training programme was led by Dr. Nikita Gopal, Dr. J. Bindu, Principal Scientists and Shri S. Sreejith, Scientist.
Hands on training in progress