10 February 2022, New Delhi: The ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture, Chennai signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the M/s. Aqgromalin Farmtech Service Pvt. Ltd., a Farm Diversification Corporate Business Enterprise in Chennai today.
Dr. K.P. Jithendran, Director, ICAR-CIBA, Chennai and Shri Prasanna Manoharan, C.E.O., M/s. Aqgromalin signed the MoU on the behalf of their respective organizations.
Dr. Jithendran regarded the Mud Crab Farming as an economically viable production system and a potential species for the diversification. He said that as the stockable size crab seed production is the critical gap, therefore, there is an urgent need for the transfer of the Mud Crab Nursery Seed Production Technology to the farmers.
The main objective of the MoU is to develop a Start-Up Programme on Mud Crab Seed Production and scaling-up of the Mud Crab Farming with a supply chain.