7thFebruary 2013, Bhubaneswar
Dr. S. Ayyappan, Secretary, DARE and Director General, ICAR inaugurated the renovated auditorium at Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture (CIFA), Bhubaneswar.
He expressed satisfaction on new developments in CIFA under the present leadership and wished that youth would play increasingly crucial role in the holistic progress of the institute and the sector in the coming years. Dr. Ayyappan also emphasized on dissemination of ‘Jayanti’ rohu and FRP carp hatcheries throughout the country.
Padmashree Dr. M. Mahadevappa, Former Chairman, ASRB; Dr. B. Meenakumari, DDG (Fisheries), ICAR; Dr. W. S. Lakra, Vice-Chancellor & Director, CIFE, Mumbai and Dr. P. Jayasankar, Director, CIFA were also present on the occasion.
(Source: CIFA, Bhubaneswar)