Report a National Virtual Seminar on “Recent Advances in Post-Harvest Technology of Fish
A National Virtual Seminar on “Recent Advances in Post-Harvest Technology of Fish” was organized by Division of Fisheries, The Neotia University on 12th October 2022 (Wednesday).
The programme started with a brief inaugural note and welcome address by Prof. H Shivananda Murthy, Chair Professor, Division of Fisheries, The Neotia University. While welcoming the chief guests, lead speakers, participants, faculty and students, Prof. Murthy highlighted the purpose of the seminar, fisheries development at global and national level in the recent years and introduced The Neotia University. Prof. Biswajit Ghosh, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, The Neotia University delivered the inaugural address and the Chief Guest Mr. Suhas Mukherjee, Assistant Vice President, The Neotia University addressed the participants. Key note address was given by Dr. L Narshimha Murthy, Senior Executive Director, National Fisheries Development Board, Hyderabad. Prof. G Jeyasekeran, Present NAAS fellow and former Director of Research, TNJFU, Tamil Nadu, presented on “Emerging Aquatic Food Quality and Safety Management Systems”. Dr. J. Bindu, Principal Scientist & Head of Fisheries Engineering Division, ICAR-CIFT, Kochi, has delivered her lecture on “Advances in Packaging of Fish and Fishery Products”. Dr. George Ninon, Principal Scientist & Head of Fisheries Engineering Division, ICAR-CIFT, Kochi, has delivered his talk on “Entrepreneurship Opportunities in Fisheries in Post Harvest Sector”. Presentation on “Status and Potential of Value-Added Fish Products in Domestic and International Markets” was made by Dr. Supratim Chowdhury, Professor & Head, Dept of FPT, WBAFSU, Kolkata. More than 300 participants participated from all over the country and few from abroad. The programme ended with a vote of thanks delivered by Dr. Neeraj Pathak, Asst. Prof. & Head, Department of Fish Processing Technology and Fisheries Engineering, Division of Fisheries Sciences, The Neotia University.
There was a overwhelming response and very good participation. More than 300 participated from all over the country and few from abroad.
All the expert speakers had very well presented and there was no interruption of internet either for speakers or for us, the organizers, which was commonly observed in other such seminars.
There was a very good feedback and appreciation from the participants for the efficient organization and the subjects and issues covered in an advanced manner by the speakers.
The organizing committee take this opportunity to thank the University Management, other officers, in particular, PJ sir for his support and encouragement for the effective organization of the seminar.