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Global Business School & Research Centre

CORPORATE GUEST SESSION "Opportunities for Management Graduates in Seafood/ Aquaculture Industry"

Saturday, March 05, 2022 |Global Business School & Research Centre, Tathawade, Pune |Events

IQAC (Internal Quality Assurance Cell) of Global Business School and Research Centre, organized a Corporate Guest Session on “Opportunities for Management Graduates in Seafood/ Aquaculture Industry”. This session was conducted on Saturday, 5th March 2022.

The speaker for the session was Mr. Sandip Ahirrao, Vice President-Sales & Marketing (AQUA FEEDS), Growel Feeds Pvt Ltd & Founder General Secretary at Society of Aquaculture Professionals. Mr. Ahirrao Sir has an experience of over 33 years. In his current role Mr. Ahirrao is focused on the sales and marketing of the organization. Mr Ahirrao specializes in Aquafeeds & Aquatic Animals Health Products/ Aqua Additives for Feed Mills. The session was attended by 158 students.

Student volunteers compered the event successfully. The session started with a welcome note & an introduction given by Ms. Rashika Jaiswal of MBA 1st Year. Mr. Ahirrao talked about the key players in Indian Aqua feed Sector. He further enlightened the students about the Major Shrimp Farming States of India which are West Bengal, Odisha, Kerala, Goa, Karnataka, and Maharashtra. He explained the point that China is the leading country and in India, Andhra Pradesh is the largest producer of Shrimp in India, 60% of Shrimp comes from Andhra Pradesh.

Sir elaborated on the various opportunities for Sea food and Aqua feed in India, briefing about the exporting of aqua feeds to 12 countries like Saudi Arabia, Nepal, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Japan, about the shortage of manpower in seafood sector and the way Covid-19 Pandemic has popularized consumption of Sea Food and the way in which it has increased the growth of shrimp in India.

There was a Question and Answer round in which many students dispelled their doubts. The session ended with a vote of thanks given by the Mr. Ashmit Sharma of BBA 1st Year.