ICAR-CIFRI to undertake TSP programme in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha

Last Updated on 22.08.2017


Interaction with Fisheres of Maa Mangala PFCS at Kalo Reservoir

Director, ICAR-CIFRI, Dr. B. K. Das visited Mayurbhanj district to undertake TSP programme in this tribal district of Odisha from 20th to 21st August 2017. Mayurbhanj district of Odisha is one of the underdeveloped districts and ranks 15th among the underdeveloped districts of India. The district gets its name from the continuous reign of two ancient kingdoms for over a thousand years - the "Mauryas" and the "Bhanjas" until its merger with the state of Orissa on January 1, 1949. The district is populated with 60% Tribal population with population density of 213 per Sq. Km. This district is bestowed with vast water resources having 12 reservoirs with a mean water area of 4407 ha. After the discussion of Director, ICAR-CIFRI with Mr. S. K. Ghadei, District Fisheries Officer, Mayurbhanj on 20th August 2017, it was decided that, Kalo reservoir and MIP Rajabandha will be suitable for TSP programme and accordingly a visit was organized to Kalo reservoir in Kaptipada block and MIP Rajabandha in Badasahi block of Mayurbhanj.

Model Training Course on 'Enclosure Culture in Inland Open Water' inaugurated at ICAR-CIFRI, Barrackpore

Last Updated on 22.08.2017


Model Training Course on 'Enclosure Culture in Inland Open Water'

ICAR- Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute is organizing a Model Training Course on 'Enclosure Culture in Inland Open waters' from 22-29th August, 2017 at Head Quarter, Barrackpore with the objective to sensitize the importance of enclosure culture technology for the sustainable enhancement of fish production in inland open waters. Today, an inaugural session was organized and Prof. C.S Chakrobarty, Former Vice Chancellor of West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences graced the occasion as Chief Guest. Dr. B.K Das, Director, CIFRI and Course Director of the Model Training Course welcomed the participants and enlighten the audience and participants about the critical phase of growth of inland open waters. He also added that, enclosure culture including cage and pen culture could be the best alternative to meet the increasing demand of animal protein in the country for food security and for the improvement of the livelihood of many people in a sustainable manner. Dr. B.C Jha, Former Head, Reservoir and Wetland Division, CIFRI addressed the audience and informed them about the pioneering efforts of ICAR-CIFRI for the development of cage and pen culture technology in India.

Model Training course on enclosure culture in inland open waters

Last Updated on 21.07.2017



Model Training course on enclosure culture in inland open waters


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