Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE)
The Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE) is a Deemed to be University and institution of higher learning for fisheries science in Mumbai, India.
CIFE was instituted in 1961 originally as an inservice training centre to impart proficient training and education to fisheries professionals so as to equip them to face the growing challenges in the fisheries sector. Taking its efforts of almost twenty years into consideration, CIFE came under the administrative control of the Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR,NEW DELHI).
CIFE offers Master of Fisheries Science (M.F.Sc) and PhD programs in specialised branches of fisheries science, undertakes research, conducts capacity enhancement programs, and provides technical support and consultancy to development agencies, fishers, farmers and entrepreneurs. With a team of dedicated scientists and state-of-art infrastructure facilities, CIFE is partnering the knowledge led revolution in order to create fisheries and aquaculture-based sustainable rural livelihoods and to ensure food and nutritional security.
[See also: http://www.cife.edu.in/]