• Dr. E.G. Silas, Founder Director CIBA & Former V.C, KAU unveiling the logo SCAFi on August 26, 2017 at Headquarters, Chennai
  • Shri. Radha Mohan Singh, Hon. Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare releases the products developed by ICAR-CIBA during 89th ICAR foundation day celebrations in New Delhi
  • Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Hon. DG ICAR and Secretary, DARE is handing over hatchery produced seabass seeds to farming women during his visit to CIBA
  • Hon. DG ICAR, DDG Fisheries and Director CIBA releasing DNA based diagnostic kit for the screening of EHP
  • Dr K.K. Vijayan Director, addressing the gathering during Independence Day Celebrations at CIBA
  • Sri Prathipati Pulla Rao, Hon. Minister for Agri., Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Govt. of AP Launching desi shrimp feed VannamiPlus at Bapatla, on 4th Feb 2017
  • Dr K.K. Vijayan Director CIBA exchanging the MoU document with the stakeholder during the National Workshop on Indian White Shrimp Farming on 3rd Aug, 17
  • Officers of Fisheries Department of Puducherry visit the facilities at Muttukadu as a step forward in the development of brackishwater aquaculture in Puducherry in alliance with ICAR-CIBA
  • Yoga practice during the 3rd International Yoga Day celebrations at CIBA, Chennai
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ICAR-CIBA and TNFU join hands for sustainable development of aquaculture

ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture, Chennai & Tamil Nadu Fisheries University, Nagappatinam joining hands for undertaking collaborative programmes in research, teaching, and extension in the areas of brackishwater aquaculture by signing a MoU on 25th September 2017 at CIBA Chennai. The mutual agreement was signed by the Dr K K Vijayan, Director, CIBA and Dr G. Jeyasekaran, Director of Research, TNFU in the presence of Dr S. Felix, Hon. Vice Chancellor of TNFU in an official meeting organised by CIBA.

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Interaction Meet on Role of Media in Dissemination of Brackishwater Aquaculture Information to the Stakeholders and Public

Media (print, visual and digital) plays an important role in creating awareness among the public on the recent developments happening in agriculture and its associated sectors in the world. It is important that agricultural research institutions have to come together with the media for effective dissemination of their technology innovations, success stories and development initiatives to the farmers, policy makers and stakeholders.

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Dr E.G. Silas, Founder Director CIBA & Former Vice Chancellor, Kerala Agricultural University, visited the research facilities at Muttukadu Experimental Station of CIBA

Dr. K.K. Vijayan, the director, ICAR-CIBA along with the concerned division scientists welcomed him and explained various activities and the recent achievements of ICAR-CIBA in the brackishwater farming sector.

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Society of Coastal Aquaculture and Fisheries (SCAFi) inaugurated and logo released

A newly formed Society for the promotion of coastal aquaculture and fisheries, at CIBA has been inaugurated by Dr. EG Silas, by lighting the lamp. Dr.Silas unveiled the logo of the SCAFi and launched the thematic logo of the society, he addressed the gathering by briefing about the history of CIBA formation and appreciated the activities of CIBA and formation of SCAFi.

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ICAR-CIBA celebrated its Annual day-2017 and Family get-together

ICAR-CIBA celebrated its annual day 2017 and family get-together on the Saturday evening, August 26, 2017at Headquarters, Chennai. The event was organized jointly by the recreational club of the Institute and the Society of Coastal Aquaculture and Fisheries (SCAFi), CIBA-Chennai. About 400 people, comprising research scholars, working scientist, administrative staffs, and retired employees of CIBA along with their family members, participated in the get-together.

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“Farmers Conclave and National Workshop on Sustainable Livelihood Options in Aquaculture for Rural Population for Doubling Aquafarmers Income” Conducted at Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu by ICAR - CIBA in collaboration with the Fisheries Technocrats Forum (FTF) Chennai on 19.08.2017

The Government of India has envisaged and working towards doubling the farmers’ income by 2022 and brackishwater aquaculture has the potential to achieve this target through market-led aquaculture planning and utilizing the open brackishwaters with viable production systems. In this direction, ICAR-Central Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (ICAR-CIBA) in association with the Fisheries Technocrats Forum (FTF), Chennai conducted a farmers conclave cum workshop on “Sustainable Livelihood Options in Aquaculture for Rural Population” at Nagapattinam...........

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Sensitization Training programme on DNA based diagnostic “Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) detection of Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei (EHP) in shrimp” for the stakeholders of shrimp-farming sector conducted at ICAR-CIBA, Chennai

The high value shrimp aquaculture industry in India is recently being affected by the emergence of a growth retardation problem caused by a microsporidian parasite, Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei or EHP. This problem goes unnoticed for quite some times during the culture practice as no clinical signs or significant mortality. is being associated with. Combined effect of growth retardation and increase food conversion ratio (FCR) force the farmers to bear huge economic loss. Through the surveillance programme, ICAR-CIBA reported the presence of this parasite in the country, for the first time. Subsequently the incidence in the farms showed an increasing trend, and more recently, CIBA detected this parasite from the post larvae procured from some of the hatcheries, and even from one of the imported artemia consignments, thus flagging an alarming situation...........

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Independence Day Celebrations at CIBA

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Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra, Director General ICAR and Secretary, DARE Visited ICAR-CIBA, Chennai

Dr.Trilochan Mohapatra, the Director General, Indian Council of Agricultural Research and Secretary, Department of Agricultural Research and Education visited the ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture, Chennai on 6th and 7th August 2017 and had interactions with the scientists and staff. ...

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National Workshop on “Farming technology and propagation of indigenous Indian white shrimp for diversification of shrimp farming industry”

The brackishwater aquaculture sector in India has evolved from a traditional farming activity to a commercial farming activity. Currently this sector is supported by two main species, the native tiger shrimp (P.monodon) and exotic Pacific white shrimp (P.vannamei).Specific pathogen free Peneaus vannamei offered greater advantage over the indigenous shrimp with this disease free status which lead to its dominance and is now holding 90 per cent share in shrimp cultivation. Scientists from ICAR-Central institute of brackishwater aquaculture (CIBA), ...

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Brackishwater cage farming of seabass fish for enhancing fish production and alternate livelihood support of coastal population in Tamil Nadu: a Success story by ICAR-CIBA, Chennai

Farming of brackishwater fishes in locally crafted cages suitable for estuaries, creeks, backwaters and lagoons is an emerging innovative and viable technology for the production of valuable finfish such as seabass. The technology is efficient in utilizing the vast stretches of brackishwater resources along the costal India for increased fish production, employment creation and income generation, falls under the vision of Indian Govt. under the blue revolution. In this direction, the ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (ICAR-CIBA), Chennai which is ...

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Shri. Radha Mohan Singh, Hon’ble Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare releases technologies developed by ICAR-CIBA, Chennai

On the occasion of 89th ICAR Foundation Day on 16th July 2017 Hon’ble Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri. Radha Mohan Singh released White Spot Syndrome Virus (WSSV) Nested PCR kit and a water probiotic CIBAMOX, technologies developed by ICAR-CIBA...

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ICAR CIBA joining hands with the Fisheries Department of Union Territory of Puducherry to empower the brackishwater farmers for benefit from blue revolution programmes

Brackishwater aquaculture is a prospective area for sustainable development of fisheries sector and aqua-farmers in the Union Territory of Puducherry. In this regard, ICAR CIBA Chennai is joining hands with the State Department of Fisheries, Puducherry in the Blue Revolution Scheme through a project entitled “Implementation of Cage Culture Programme in brackishwater area of UT of Puducherry”. The startup process for this commenced on 21st July 2017 by the visit of Shri.P.Parthiban IAS, Secretary Fisheries Government of Puducherry and Director of Fisheries, Government of Puducherry...

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ICAR- Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA) celebrates ICAR foundation day on 17th July 2017 with focus on R&D and IPR

A programme was organized to celebrate 89th Foundation of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) on 17th July 2017 at ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA). Ms. Swapna Sundar, IP Strategist & Patent Agent and CEO, IP DOME Strategy Advisors Pvt Ltd., Chennai ...

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ICAR Foundation day

ICAR-CIBA receiving prize for its Hindi magazine "Jal Tarang" at 89th Foundation day celebrations of ICAR on 16th July 2017. Release of CIBAMOX developed by ICAR-CIBA by Honble. Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh at 89th Foundation day celebrations of ICAR on 16th July 2017.


ICAR-CIBA conducted Skill Development Programme on Crafting low volume cages and farming of brackishwater fishes in cages

Brackishwater creeks and estuaries can be efficiently utilized by installing suitable cages for farming of fishes which is the prudent strategy for doubling fish farmers’ income and augmenting fish production. To achieve that the art and science of crafting low volume cages suitable for brackishwaters and farming techniques of fishes need to be inculcated to the coastal fisher families and other interested farmers and entrepreneurs...

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ICAR CIBA signed MOU with farmers from West Bengal to promote farming of milkfish and seabass in West Bengal towards augmenting the Blue economy

ICAR-CIBA, Chennai signed MOU with Shri Amalesh Chatterjee and Shri Saifulla Mandal farmers from South 24 parganas district of West Bengal for technical assistance of milkfish and seabass farming and low cost feed production technology on 3rd July 2017...

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Doubling of fish farmers’ income in focus at the National Fish Farmers Day celebration at Kokkilamedu, Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu, organized by ICAR-CIBA

The ICAR-CIBA celebrated the “National Fish Farmers Day” on 10th July 2017 along with shrimp farmers, fishers and womenfolk of Kokkilamedu village, Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu. Doubling fish farmers’ income through diversification and adoption of innovative practices was the theme of this interaction. Dr.M.Kailasam, Head-in-charge, Finfish Culture Division, narrated the success of the hatchery seed production technology of Asian seabass ...

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‘Third International Yoga day celebration’ at ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture

The third international day of Yoga was celebrated on 21st June 2017 at the Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture Chennai. On commemorating the celebration of the third international yoga day, a week long training program was organized from 15th June to 21st June, from 5.00PM to 6.00PM under the guidance of Yoga guru, Mr. K. Nanjapathi...

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Society of Aquaculture and Fisheries (SCAFi), CIBA-Chennai hosted the invited talk series by Shri. N. Vasudevan, Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Mangrove Cell, Mumbai, Maharashtra on 16th June, 2017 at ICAR-CIBA on “Mangrove ecosystems and its relevance to coastal development and blue economy”

Under the collaborative initiatives between Mangrove cell of Maharashtra Government and ICAR-CIBA, Shri. N. Vasudevan, Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Mangrove Cell, Mumbai has delivered an invited talk on “Mangrove ecosystems and its relevance to coastal development and blue economy” organized by ...

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ICAR-CIBA Training programme on “Recent advances in soil and water management in brackishwater aquaculture”

A five-day hands-on training programme on “Recent advances in soil and water management in brackishwater aquaculture” being conducted by the Aquatic Animal Health and Environment Division (AAHED) of ICAR - Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA), Chennai was inaugurated on 20th June 2017 ...

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ICAR-CIBA signs MOU with Mangrove Foundation of Maharashtra government for development of Brackishwater aquaculture livelihood options in Mangrove areas of Maharashtra

The Mangrove Foundation, Government of Maharashtra, aims to protect, conserve and manage the mangroves of the State. Under the collaborative initiatives with ICAR-CIBA, the Mangrove Foundation team led by Shri. N. Vasudevan,Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Mangrove Foundation, Mumbai, Maharashtra visited CIBA on 16th June, 2017. ...

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Punjab youth trained under ‘ARYA’ programme turned into entrepreneurs, signed MOU with ICAR-CIBA for shrimp farming in inland saline areas of Bhatinda, Punjab

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between ICAR-CIBA and M/s Blancas Aqua, Gurthari road, Sangat Kalan, Bathinda, Punjab-151401 on 3rd June 2017. This MoU, related to inland saline shrimp farming is first of its kind on shrimp farming in inland saline areas of state of Punjab ....

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World Environment Day and World Oceans Day celebrated jointly by ICAR-CIBA and CMFRI

The “World Environment Day”, which is observed every year on 5th June, is an important event through which the United Nations (UN) stimulates worldwide attention on safeguarding the environment and sensitizes the governments for enhanced political attention and action towards this end. This year the theme is "Connecting People to Nature". This theme appeals us to go outdoors and appreciate nature's beauty and importance and take forward the call ....

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Revitalizing Fisheries and Aquaculture in Tamil Nadu for Doubling Farmers’ income by March 2022

Tamil Nadu state has one of the highest resource endowments for fisheries and aquaculture viz., 1076 km coastal length, 56000 ha of potential brackishwater area, many reservoirs and fresh water bodies extending to 3.8 lakh ha. The state produces about 5 lakh metric tons of fish. Fisheries is a high income generating activity...

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34th Institute Research Council (IRC) Meeting of ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture, Chennai during 17th to 19th May 2017

ICAR-CIBA-IRC, the 34th review meeting was conducted during 17th to 19th May 2017 at the headquarters of CIBA, Chennai. The meeting started with the welcome address by the member secretary and followed self-introduction of all the members to the gathering, where all the scientists and technical persons were present. This was followed by the opening remarks of Dr. K.K.Vijayan, Chairman, IRC, and director of CIBA...

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ICAR – CIBA participated in Aqua Aquaria India 2017

ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture, Chennai participated in the Aqua Aquaria India 2017 organized by Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA), Government of India at Nehru Maidan, Mangalore during 14-16th May 2017. The theme of the event was “Diversification in Sustainable Aquaculture”. ..

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Technology transfer of users friendly, sensitive and cost-effective White Spot Syndrome (WSSV) diagnostic kit, improved version, to start-up company ‘Aura Biotechnologies Limited, Chennai’ by ICAR-CIBA

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between ICAR-CIBA and M/s Aura Biotechnologies Private Limited, Chennai on 11th May 2017 for the transfer of technology of a DNA based nested-Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) diagnostic kit for the detection of lethal shrimp pathogen White Spot Syndrome Virus (WSSV). ...

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Financial Advisor & Additional Secretary, ICAR-DARE, Shri Sunil Kumar Singh visited ICAR-CIBA, Chennai on 5th May, 2017

Shri Sunil Kumar Singh, Financial Advisor and Additional Secretary, DARE/ICAR made his maiden visit to ICAR-CIBA, Chennai on 5th May 2017, to familiarise with the R&D activities and discuss the financial related matters. Dr. K.K. Vijayan, the director, ICAR-CIBA welcomed him and explained various activities and role played by ICAR-CIBA in the research and development of brackish water aquaculture in country citing the various achievements of ICAR-CIBA and technology backstopping profile of the institute ...

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CIBA’s Desi Shrimp Feed Technology Transfer: Sri Sathvika Aqua Agro Industries Private Limited, Ongole, AP signs MOU, for the shrimp feed mill and Vannami Plus technology, an ARYA initiatives from CIBA

ICAR-CIBA has developed cost effective and quality feed shrimp feed using indigenous feed ingredients for vannamei farming, and the feed is promoted as the ‘Vannami plus’. The technology is being transferred to series of private entrepreneurs for up scaling and commercial production on a non-exclusive basis. As a new addition to the list, on 4th May 2017, ICAR-CIBA signed ...

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ICAR-CIBA launched “Vanami Shrimpapp” a mobile app on Pacific white shrimp (Penaeus vannamei) farming

ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (ICAR-CIBA) has launched an android based mobile app – “Vanami shrimpapp” for the dissemination of technical information among the stakeholders of shrimp farming sector. Presently this app provides information on ...

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ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture Foundation Day celebrated as OPEN DAY for school students

The ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture, (ICAR-CIBA), Chennai observed its 30th “Foundation Day” on 4th April 2017, as an “Open Day” for school students. The students visited the laboratories at ICAR-CIBA Headquarters and farm facilities at Muttukadu Experimental Station of CIBA.

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International Women’s Day Celebrations at ICAR-CIBA, Chennai, 8th March 2017

International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Our Institute, ICAR- Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture, which functions with good understanding of the equality and diversity of gender in the workplace ...

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ICAR-CIBA convened its 22nd Research Advisory Committee (RAC) meeting on 20th Feb, 2017

The 22nd Research Advisory Committee (RAC) meeting of ICAR-CIBA was organised on 20th Feb, 2017, in its headquarters at Chennai, with the participation of ICAR nominated RAC members under the chairmanship of Dr. K. Gopakumar, Former Deputy Director General (Fisheries). Distinguished ICAR nominated members such as Dr. V. V. Sugunan, Former ADG (Fisheries) ...

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Smt. J. Mercykutty Amma, Minister for Fisheries, Harbour Engineering and Cashew Industry, Govt. of Kerala visited ICAR- Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA) on 13th Feb., 2017

Smt. J. Mercykutty Amma, Honourable Minister of Fisheries, Harbour Engineering and Cashew Industries, Govt. of Kerala visited ICAR- CIBA, Chennai on 13th Feb, 2017. Honourable Minister was accompanied by the Fisheries Secretary, Kerala state and Fisheries Officers. Dr K.K. Vijayan, the Director, ICAR-CIBA welcomed the team and explained the role played by CIBA in promoting brackishwater aquaculture in this country ...

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Industry stakeholder consultation on Blue economy: Jointly organised by FICCI and ICAR-CIBA, Chennai on 27th February 2017

As a part of India’s Business Engagement with Indian Ocean Rim (IOR) countries, Industry stakeholder consultation on Blue economy was conducted jointly by FICCI and ICAR-CIBA on 27th February 2017 at Chennai. This was an initiative by the FICCI task force on Blue Economy to build the economic connect with the IOR ...

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National Productivity Week – 2017 at CIBA

The National Productivity Week – 2017, was celebrated at this Institute during 12th – 18th February 2017. The original theme of the celebration is “From Fish Waste to profits through Reduce, Recycle and Reuse”. As suitably suggested by the Director, ICAR-CIBA, Dr. K.K. Vijayan, the week was observed with the theme “From Fish Waste to profits through Reduce, Recycle and Reuse”...

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Launching of desi brand of formulated shrimp feed for vannamei on ppp mode for shrimp farming sector developed by ICAR-CIBA at the Farmers meet at Bapatla, Andhra Pradesh on 4th February 2017

Sri Prathipati Pulla Rao, Honounarble Minister for Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Government of Andhra Pradesh commercially launched the CIBA VannameiPLUS feed, distributed Soil and Water Health Cards, and released CIBA publications in the Brackishwater Aquaculture Farmers Meet...

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Institute Management Committee (IMC) meeting held on 27th Jan 2017

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Republic Day Celebrations at CIBA

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Training Programme for Export Inspection Agency (EIA) officials on “Field level diagnosis, prevention and control of diseases of shrimp and finfish in brackishwater aquaculture” by Aquatic Animal Health and Environment Division at CIBA-Chennai

A short training programme on “Field level diagnosis, prevention and control of diseases of shrimp and finfish in brackishwater aquaculture” conducted on 19th and 20th January 2017 for the Export Inspection Agency (EIA) officials was conducted by the Aquatic Animal Health and Environment Division (AAHED) of ICAR- Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquculture (CIBA), Chennai. Nine officers of EIA from EIA centres located at Mumbai, Veraval, Chennai, Nellore, Vishakhapatnam, Kochi and Kolkata ....

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Stock improvement programme on the indigenous shrimp species of India, a step forward: Brackishwater farming demonstration of Indian white shrimp species Penaeus indicus , along the selected coastal states of India

For the first time, farming demonstration trials were conducted along the selected coastal states to evaluate the performance of Indian White Shrimp Penaeus indicus under the NFDB sponsored programme “Upgradation of Breeding and Culture Technology of Indian White Shrimp Penaeus indicus through stock evaluation and culture Demonstration” research project....

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ICAR CIBA celebrates National Youth Day

National Youth Day was celebrated on 12th January 2017 by ICAR-CIBA, Chennai with participation of Scientists, Staff and Research Scholars, below the age of 35 years. Dr.K.K.Vijayan, Director, ICAR-CIBA remarked apart from digitizing research documents and data, the time has come for making digital monetary transactions....

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ICAR-CIBA, Chennai conducts ‘Agricultural Education Day’ programme

ICAR-CIBA, Chennai conducted ‘Agricultural Education Day’ on 3rd December 2016 to create awareness to the school children on the importance of agriculture and vitality of agriculture education. School students, a total of 66 along with 5 teachers from Kendriya Vidyalaya, Island grounds, ...

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WORLD FISHERIES DAY : ICAR-CIBA

The ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (ICAR-CIBA) observed the ‘World Fisheries Day’ at Kottaikadu village in Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu. During this occasion the fisher youths of Idaikazhinadu panchayat were mobilised to create awareness on the importance of conservation of aquatic resources which provides livelihood to millions of people and motivated them to preserve ..

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National Seminar on ‘Prophylaxis in Aquaculture’ organised by ICAR-CIBA on 16th November 2016

A national seminar on “Prophylaxis in Aquaculture’’ was organised under Consortium Research Platform on vaccines and diagnostics on 16th November 2016 at ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (ICAR-CIBA), Chennai..Consortium partners from national institutes viz..

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Successful captive rearing of Hilsa (Tenualosa ilisha) using natural seed in brackishwater pond to the stage of maturity for the first time by ICAR-CIBA at Kakdwip, West Bengal

Hilsa, (Tenualosa ilisha), the popular migratory fish along the Bengal river-sea ecosystems, is one of the delicacies of Bengalis, both at West Bengal and Bangladesh, associated with culture and emotions of Bengalis of Indian subcontinent and even overseas. In spite of huge demand, production of Hilsa.... is limited to around 72000 metric tons, of which, India produces only 15-20%.

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ICAR-CIBA conducted Training workshop – cum – Aquaculture Health Camp on “Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Measures in Brackishwater Aquaculture’’ in Ramanathapuram District, Tamil Nadu

ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture organized Training workshop – cum – Aquaculture Health Camp on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation Measures in Brackishwater Aquaculture at Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu on 28th September, 2016 under the support of “National Innovations in Climate Resilient Aquaculture (NICRA)...

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National workshop on ‘Capacity building and harmonisation of PCR diagnosis of aquatic animal diseases’ with special references to shrimp farming, concluded at CIBA - 5th October 2016

The first phase of capacity building and harmonisation of PCR diagnosis of aquatic animal diseases, the National training programme on “Molecular diagnosis of shrimp diseases” was held during 3rd - 5th October 2016 at ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (ICAR-CIBA), Chennai. The programme with hands on training was organised in collaboration with the Coastal Aquaculture Authority (CAA), Marine Products Development...

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ICAR-CIBA- Chennai conducts programme to provide exposure to city school students on brackishwater aquaculture and related scientific careers and entrepreneurship opportunities in agriculture fields under ARYA

India is primarily an agricultural country where more than 50% population is involved in agricultural activities. High poverty and wide spread unemployment and poor dignity attached with farm work in rural areas push rural youth to alternate means of livelihood. This trend is further aggravated by the relatively low rate of return from agricultural activities...

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National Workshop on Biofloc based aquafarming technology in brackishwater at ICAR-CIBA

The Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR-CIBA) organised a National workshop-cum-training programme during September 15-17, 2016 to disseminate the knowledge on Biofloc-periphyton based brackishwater aquaculture technology to farmers, researchers and other stakeholders from various parts of India...

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Swachhta Campaign at ICAR-CIBA, Chennai - 2nd October 2016

The Swachh Bharat or Clean India Mission was conceived by the Hon’ble Prime Minister, Sri Narendra Modi to motivate and galvanise Indian citizens from all walks of life to achieve by 2019 Mahatma Gandhi's dream of a clean India. The Mission - visualized as the thanks giving offering of the Indian populace to the Father of the Nation on his 150th birth anniversary ..

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Brackishwater farmer from Kerala received national award “Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Antodaya Krishi Puraskar- 2016” by ICAR

Shri. A. Baburaj a traditional brackishwater fish-farmer from Kozhikode district of Kerala nominated by ICAR-CIBA, Chennai has been awarded with “Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Antodaya Krishi Puraskar- 2016” by ICAR. Shri Radha Mohan Singh, Hon’ble Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare presented the award for zone XI at the function organised at Indian Institute of Spice Research, Kozhikode, Kerala on 25th September 2016 ..

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ICAR- CIBA signs MoU with brackishwater farmer’s group for technical support to develop sustainable polyculture models in Kerala

ICAR- Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA), Chennai signed an MOU with Shri. Suresh Babu and his associates from Ernakulam Dist., Kerala for technical partnership and assistance relating to develop innovative farm based polyculture model in brackishwater system on 27th August 2016 at CIBA, Chennai. Under the agreement, CIBA will partner with the farmer ..

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Collaborative Research Partnership (CRP) between ICAR- CIBA and Hatsun Agro Products Ltd to develop an organic microbial product (MP) for aquatic animal health and improved production

Memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between ICAR-CIBA and M/S Hatsun Agro Products Ltd. Chennai on 29th Aug 2016 for a collaborative research project on development of biodynamic products for application in shrimp aquaculture. The joint research project will be focusing on developing and optimizing..

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ICAR-CIBA signed MoU with Westland Marine Private Limited, Nellore, for the technology transfer of “Indigenous formulated shrimp feed” developed by CIBA, for the sustainable shrimp farming, Chennai, 27th August 2016

Increasing cost of formulated shrimp feed is a growing concern in sustainable farming, because it drives the cost of production upwards and decrease the profit margin for the farmers. ICAR-CIBA has developed cost effective and quality feed using indigenous feed ingredients for vannamei farming, the ‘Vannameiplus’.

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