Panaji: The Directorate of Fisheries has invited applications for six months Fisheries Training Course starting from July 1 onwards.
The course is meant for training in fishing craft and gear fundamentals of navigations and seamanship, maintenance and operation of marine Diesel Engine, Weaving and mending of modern nets, Sea food value addition marketing, Aquaculture, Aquarium making and swimming.
Candidates who have passed minimum VIIIth std between 18 to 35 years of age are eligible for admission.
Preference will be given to scheduled caste and tribes candidates as well as youths from fishing community having experience at sea.
It is informed that candidates admitted to the course will be paid stipends of Rs.1000/- per month. Hostel accommodation is also provided to the candidates coming from the distant places at reasonable rents Rs. 100/- per day to the trainees is also paid as a D.A during fishing trips.
Application forms and other details can be availed from Fishermen Training Centre, Ela Dhauji, Old Goa or Head office, Departments of Fisheries, Panaji
The last date for receiving the application form is June 26, 2019.