Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE), Mumbai was established in 1961 as an inservice training centre to impart proficient training and education to fisheries professionals so as to equip them to face the growing challenges in the Fisheries sector. It is the only Deemed University for fisheries in India. It is an institution of higher learning for fisheries science in India. It was instituted in 1961 CIFE came under the administrative control of the Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR). A total of four subcentres operate under CIFE, including ones at Kolkata (West Bengal), Rohtak (Haryana), Kakinada (Andra Pradesh) and Powerkheda (Madhya Pradesh).