ICAR-CIFRI signed Memorandum of understanding with Department of Fisheries, Government of West Bengal
Barrackpore, 1st March, 2023
ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute signed memorandum of Understanding with Directorate of Fisheries, Government of West Bengal on 1st March 2023 for Cage culture in Kangsabati reservoir, Bankura, West Bengal. The MoU was signed in presence of Shri Biplab Roy Chaoudhury, Honourable Minister in Charge, Fisheries, Government of West Bengal at Meen Bhavan, Kolkata by Dr. B. K. Das, Director, ICAR-CIFRI and Dr. Vishwanath, IAS, Director, Department of Fisheries, Government of West Bengal.

Shri Biplab Roy Choudhury, Honourable minister stressed on more collaboration and cooperation with ICAR-CIFRI for fisheries development in West Bengal state. Dr. B. K. Das, Director, ICAR-CIFRI briefed honourable minister about the various activities and livelihood enhancement programmes undertaken by the institute in different parts of West Bengal.
As part of this MoU, Cage culture activities will be initiated at Kangsabati reservoir with table fish production in 32 CIFRI GI Cage. The objectives of this development project is to dissemination of table fish production in cage culture; strengthening the capacity of Directorate of fisheries, the resource user communities and cooperatives.

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