Mud crab hatchery technology gets patent till 2030, crab exports will increase

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New Delhi. Very good news has come for the shrimp and crab farmers. Businessmen in this sector will now be able to export shrimp as well as improved variety of Mud Crab.

New Delhi. Very good news has come for the shrimp and crab farmers. Businessmen in this sector will now be able to export shrimp as well as improved variety of Mud Crab. Marine Products Export Development Authority, which works under the Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry, has obtained the pent of mud crab hatchery technology. This paint has been received by the Controller General of Design and Trade Marks of the Government of India for the year 2030. Great demand in Southeast Asian countries MPEDA President K.K. s. Srinivas stated that the patent of Mud Crab Hatchery Technology has been granted for the year 2011 to 2030 (for 20 years). Since the old year, because the application for the patent was granted in the year 2011 itself. He said that mud crab (scientific name – Scylla serrata) is in great demand in Southeast Asian countries. Living crabs are highly preferred in these countries as delicious seafood.Also read- PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi’s eighth installment released, know other schemes related to it and their benefits This institute has developed The hatchery technology for mud crab has been developed by Rajiv Gandhi Center for Aquaculture (RGCA). It is the Research and Development Branch of the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA). The institute says that this is a remarkable achievement in the history of Indian aquaculture, as the Central Government has granted a patent for this technology for the first time in the country.
Farmers will benefit Srinivas says the technique will be a boon for farmers who want to work on a variety of species for aquaculture, rather than focusing on shrimp fish farming. Fodder requirements for them will be met to a large extent by this technique. MPEDA is dedicating this achievement to the aquaculture farmers of the country and the young scientists of RGCA who have worked tirelessly to achieve this morale boosting achievement. Patent got after hard process The RGCA applied to the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks in 2011 for the patent rights for Mud Crab’s hatchery technology, keeping in mind that there were no other hatcheries for Mud Crab in India. This patent has been granted after following a long and arduous process. To this end, various research institutes of the world discussed the subject with renowned experts, who referred to various research contexts and held several meetings with RGCA scientists with facts and figures. After exploring various issues, it was finally decided to grant patent rights to the hatchery technology of MPEDA-RGCA for 20 years, which is unique in India. Also read- Google was doing arbitrary, Italy imposed a fine of 904 crore rupees




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