Online Course Mobile App ‘Matsya Setu’

Published on July 08, 2021
Current Context: The Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Giriraj Singh launched a mobile app called ‘Matsya Setu’.
Online Course Mobile App ‘Matsya Setu’
  • It is an Online Course Mobile App that was launched for Indian Aqua Farmers.
  • The app was developed by the ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture (ICAR-CIFA), Bhubaneswar and the funds for the same was received from National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB), Hyderabad.
  • The app aims to disseminate the latest freshwater aquaculture technologies to the aqua farmers of the country.
  • The app displays data in species-wise/ subject-wise patterns and offers self-learning online course modules. The modules are divided into small video chapters. Also, the Quiz/Test options are provided for self-assessment.
  • The modules include renowned aquaculture experts who explain basic concepts and practical demonstrations on breeding, seed production and grow-out culture of commercially important fishes like carp, catfish, scampi, murrel, ornamental fish, pearl farming etc.
  • The app also displays data related to the practices inculcated in maintaining the soil & water quality, feeding and health management in aquaculture operations.
  • After completing the module and course, an e-Certificate can be auto-generated.


Q.1 Which entity developed a mobile app called ‘Matsya Setu’?
a. IIT Bombay
b. ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubaneswar
c. ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, Barrackpore
d. IIT Kanpur

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