Dr. Himanshu Pathak, Secretary (DARE) and Director General, ICAR along with Dr. J K Jena, Deputy Director General (Fisheries Science), ICAR visited the ICAR – Central Institute of Fisheries Technology on 13 October 2023. He was welcomed by Dr. George Ninan, Director, ICAR-CIFT, scientists & other staff of the Institute. Dr. Pathak visited National Referral Lab and other laboratories, pilot plants and, other facilities of the Institute and interacted with the Heads of different divisions and scientists.
He also interacted with staff of the Institute and spoke on various measures undertaken by ICAR to facilitate research and development in the NARS. Dr. Pathak applauded the Institute's scientific accomplishments and its pivotal role in the domain of fisheries research.