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The division attends to the
personnel, administrative and accounting functions. This division attends to commercial
accounting of fish products, marketing and costing of services extended to the fishing
industry. The Institute has 135 employees on its rolls including 2 officers in the Group A
(Gazetted), 7 officers in the group B (Gazetted) and 4 in Group B and 122 in Group
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Visakhapatnam Unit of National Institute of
Fisheries Post Harvest Technology and Training
Photo of Visakhapatnam Unit (24.3 KB)
||Realising the need for extending the activities of developing
post harvest technologies along the upper east coast and to gainfully utilise the abundant
landings of low value fishes and shrimp trawler discards, the Government decided to setup
a unit of the Institute in Visakhapatnam.
|The unit with a skeleton staff started
functioning in rented premises during 1989. Subsequently, construction of permanent plant
and office complex at an estimated cost of Rs. 262 lakhs in a one acre and 31/2 cent by
Visakhapatnam Port Trust adjacent to Visakhapatnam fishing harbour was commenced in 1994
and the civil structure from Central Public Works Department was taken over during 1995.
Erection of Ammonia Plant, boiler, forming, battering and frying line, flake, ice plant
and plate freezer etc. are in the advanced stage and the plant is expected to go in to
full stream production during 1999-2000.