spirulina training in indiaThe Micro Small Medium Enterprises (MSME) Development Institute will be offering a one-week training programme on ‘Spirulina Cultivation Training and Value Added Products’ from August 1 to 5 for the benefit of the MSMEs in India.

K. Kandasamy, Assistant Director of MSME announced that the Development Institute will offer a training that will cover cover introduction to algae, functions of spirulina, spirulina culture and production, harvest and post-harvest technology, innovative national and international marketing.

Value added Spirulina products

Value added products are:

  • spirulina tablet,
  • capsule,
  • powder,Spirulina drying rack
  • jam,
  • juice and appalam,
  • spirulina cake,
  • noodle,
  • chocolates,
  • cookies,
  • biscuits,
  • nutraceuticals,
  • cosmetics.

And also, spirulina processing, liquid weed fertilizer and natural color extraction.

During the training a special attention will be brought to product quality. The training in “spirulina cultivation and value-added products” will provide ample opportunities for self-employment, jobs in MSMEs, multinational corporations, private limited companies and corporate companies as technician and adviser.

Certificates in Spirulina Cultivation 

The trainees would be issued the Government of India certificates on completion of training in spirulina cultivation.

The training will be held at

Algae Research Institute, No. 6,

Loganathan Nagar 100 Feet Road,

Choolaimedu, Chennai 94.


For registration and further details, contact K. Kandasamy, Assistant Director (G and C), MSME-DI, 65/1, GST Road, Guindy, Chennai-600 032 (Mobile: 72992-09333 or 91108-80000 email: [email protected] com).

Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises

“The Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (M/o MSME) envisions vibrant MSMEs. It promotes growth and development of the MSME Sector, including Khadi, Village and Coir Industries. This is done in cooperation with concerned Ministries/Departments, State Governments and other Stakeholders.”

“Entrepreneurship development and training is one of the key elements for the promotion of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), especially for creation of new enterprises by the first generation entrepreneurs. In order to inculcate the entrepreneurial culture amongst the first generation of entrepreneurs on a regular basis, the Ministry has set up three national level Entrepreneurship Development Institutes viz; The National Institute for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD) (1983) at Noida (Uttar Pradesh), National Institute for Micro,Small and Medium Enterprises (NI-MSME) (1960) at Hyderabad,and Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship (IIE) (1993) at Guwahati,as autonomous societies. These institutes are engaged in developing training modules; undertaking research & training;and providing consultancy services for entrepreneurship development & promotion of MSMEs, including enhancement of their competitiveness.”

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