Port Blair, Nov. 19 : The Department of Fisheries in association with Tourism Department, A&N Administration will be organizing ‘Island Seafood Festival’ at Corbyn’s Cove Beach on 20th& 21st, November 2022 in connection with the celebration of World Fisheries Day-2022 in A&N Islands. The festival is mainly focused on popularizing seafood culture of the Islands among the local population as well as tourists visiting Isles. The festival also aims to promote tourism in Isles by showcasing varied seafood cuisines of Isles.
The Secretary Fisheries, A&N Administration, Mr. G. Sudhakar, IAS, will inaugurate the Seafood Festival as the chief guest at Corbyn’s Cove Beach at 5.30 pm on Nov. 20th , 2022 while the Secretary IP&T, Mr. Hari Kallikkat, IAS, will grace the occasion as the guest of honour.
There will be 24 different stalls of Hotels & Restaurants/Aquarists/Sport Fishing Associations/ Fishing Associations/Aqua Club/Women SHGs/ Fisheries Institutes like Fishery Survey of India, ICAR-CIARI, NIOT, CSIR-CSMCRI, Coast Guard etc with fresh seafood cuisines/delicacies of different varieties of fishes and shellfishes, other fish value added products, aquarium fishes, display & models on various aspects of fisheries and aquaculture. A musical programme will also be organized for the entertainment of the gathering. The visiting hours of stall will be from 4 pm to 9 pm.