Dr. Preetha Panikkar, Head, Regional Centre, welcomed the gathering and explained the role of ICAR-CIFRI in improvement of the inland fisheries sector. Ms. V. L. Ramya, scientist spoke on the importance of reservoir fisheries management in enhancing the fish production from reservoirs. Mr. Velan Assistant director of fisheries, Deparment of fisheries, Tiruvallur district detailed the various department schemes to fishermen. Vote of thanks was delivered by Dr. Vijaykumar. The programme was coordinated by Dr. Preetha Panikkar and Ms. Ramya, co-coordinated by Ms. Jesna P. K., Sibina Mol S. and Dr. Sonalika Sahoo.