Sensitization of Students on Fishery Sector Entrepreneurship Development
ICAR-NAARM organizes Sensitization Programme on Entrepreneurship Development in Fisheries Sector
17th July, 2021
The a-IDEA, Agri-Business Incubator of ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM), Hyderabad organized a “Sensitization Programme on Entrepreneurship Development in Fisheries Sector for students of ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE), Mumbai to sensitize the students about entrepreneurial opportunities in fisheries today.
Dr. Gopal Krishna, Director and Vice-Chancellor, ICAR-CIFE, who was the chief guest during the programme emphasized the importance of integrating all the disciplines of agriculture and allied sectors in entrepreneurship perspective.
Dr. Ch. Srinivasa Rao, Director, ICAR-NAARM in his presidential remarks asked the participants to include the concept of fish for climate, equity, income and sustainable development in agricultural ecosystem in general and entrepreneurship business model in particular.
Dr. G. Venkateshwarlu, Joint Director, ICAR-NAARM, who was also present during the occasion highlighted the governments flagship start-up schemes in fisheries sector.
Dr. N.A. Vijay Avinashilingam, Addtl. CEO, a-IDEA, ICAR-NAARM, Hyderabad apprised about the process of incubation and startup industry. Dr. Ganesh Kumar, Principal Scientist, gave an outlook on the required skillsets for entrepreneurship. Mr. Sai Krishna, CEO, fishyfarmers.com & an entrepreneur in aquaponics sector also shared his experiences in the journey of turning his idea into a successful start-up. About 125 students and faculty members virtually participated in the programme.
(Source: ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad)