Seven days training cum skill development programme was organized at the institute for 27
farmers from Munger District, Bihar, during 2-8 th January,2018 on ‘Inland Fisheries
Management’. A need assessment session was organized at the beginning of the training to
identify the needs of the farmers. Based on that a stuctured schedule for training was developed.
The fishers/fish farmers were trained on various aspects of inland fisheries management
including wetland fisheries, enclosure culture, feeding, disease managemnt etc. Three field
exposure visits were also arranged to wetlands, farmers field and fish market to make the trainees
aware about inland fisheries management and the marketing systems. Practical sessions on Water
Chemistry and fish feed preparation were also arranged. Dr. B.K Das, Director, CIFRI
interacted with the trainess and also discussed on various aspects of inland fisheries with special
reference to livelihood improvement. The training programme was coordinated by Dr. Archan
Das, Dr. Aparna Roy and Mr. Satish Koushlesh.