‘Seafood Knowledge Highway’ one unit at FC & RI Staff Quarters, Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thoothukudi is enabling the entrepreneur to take up the venture successfully which shall later promote them to have their own self employment. This facility is being used to popularize different types of fish and fishery products among children and other people and to increase the consumption fish food. SKH has been established under NADP funding support on 31.03.2014.
Ready to Eat products like Fish pickle, Prawn pickle, Fish Kure, Prawn Kure, Fish curry fish meal, Prawn meal, Fried fish, Fish soup and Ready to Cook products like spiced dry fish and dried fish are being produced and sold commercially. Fish-based meal and snack foods are available during afternoon and evening, respectively in the SFTP.
The establishment of “Seafood Knowledge Highway” will strengthen the concept of creating fish processing parks at regional levels. This facility will help to promote fish processing activities at Thoothukudi by small scale entrepreneur to later to the domestic needs.