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FACILITIES AT CIFE, MUMBAI

LABORATORIES:

  • Hatchery/ Nursery for Ornamental Fish and Giant Freshwater Prawn
  • Fish / Molluscan Biology and Taxonomy Lab
  • Biotechnology and Molecular Genetics Lab
  • Biochemistry, Nutrition and Feed Formulation Lab
  • Disease Diagnostics and Cell Culture Lab
  • Fish Processing and Quality Control Lab
  • Bioinformatics Lab
  • Algal Taxonomy and Culture Lab
  • Electron Microscopy Facility
LIBRARY:
The “National Library for Fisheries and Allied Sciences” at CIFE is housed in an expansive area and provides a serene setting for literature search and reading. It has a rich collection of books, journals and online databases. An Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) provides information about all the available publications. The library has a collection of about 35,000 books along with 135 e-books and subscribes about a hundred foreign and Indian journals. The digital section of the library is equipped with 28 computer terminals connected to LAN and internet. The ongoing NAIP project “e-GRANTH” aims to digitize the in-house publications and to connect different libraries of ICAR and State Agricultural Universities.


LEARNING RESOURCES:
Equipped with modern audio-visual aids and round the clock broadband connectivity, CIFE classrooms enable effective teaching. Moreover, sophisticated laboratories provide an effective learning environment. The Institute has a modern auditorium, community hall, conference hall and committee rooms for hosting seminars, conferences and cultural events. An attractive ornamental fish facility housing several varieties draws a large number of visitors particularly school and college students


ON-LINE EXAMINATION FACILITY :
The institute has established the National On-line Examination Facility for conducting ARS/NET examinations.

VESSELS:
The institute’s fishing vessels M.F.V. Saraswati (OAL-36.57 m) and M.F.V. Narmada (OAL- 11.6 m) support onboard research and training programmes on fishing, navigation, oceanography, etc. M.F.V. Saraswati is equipped with Global Positioning System (GPS), Very High Frequency Radio (VHFR), radio telephone (RP), echo sounder, sonar and trawl eye.

MUSEUM:
CIFE museum houses a fascinating collection of a large variety of finfish and shellfish and other aquatic animals, mostly collected during Institute's cruise programmes organised for students.

ACCOMMODATION:
Modern facilities have recently been created at CIFE for accommodating staff and students. These include Boys Hostel, Girls Hostel, Residential Complexes for faculty members and a spacious and tastefully decorated International Guest House. The campus has round the clock internet service with broadband connection.

International Guest House Rates
Guest House Application Form

SPORTS AND RECREATIONAL FACILITIES:
CIFE has excellent sports and recreational facilities that are presently being upgraded. These include a gymnasium, tennis court, basketball ground, net cricket, volleyball, badminton and table tennis. The hostels also have musical instruments for interested students.

FARMS FACILITIES AT CIFE CENTRES:
   1.    Brackishwater fish farm, CIFE Centre, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh
   2.    Freshwater fish farm, CIFE Centre, Balabhadrapuram, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh
   3.    Freshwater fish farm, CIFE Centre, Powerkheda, Madhya Pradesh
   4.    Freshwater fish farm CIFE Centre, Rohtak, Haryana
   5.    Inland saline aquaculture farm CIFE Centre, Rohtak, Haryana