Seven days training programme was inaugaurated at institute Head Quarter,Barrackpore for 27 farmers from Shekhpura District, Bihar, on 11 th May, 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 structured schedule for training was developed. In the inaugaural session 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. DR. V.R Suresh, HOD, REF Division and Dr. U.K Sarkar, HOD, RWF Division interacted with the fishers and fish farmers and informed them about the need of conservation and fisheries management in the inland open waters. Dr. A.K Das, I/C Extension and Training Cell talked about the importance of Field Visits in the skill development programme.The fishers/fish farmers will be trained on various aspects of inland fisheries management including feeding, disease management, wetland fisheries etc. Three field exposure visits will also be arranged to wetlands, farmers field and fish market to make the trainees aware about inland fisheries management and the marketing systems. The training programme is being coordinated by the scientists Dr. Aparna Roy and Mr. Tasso Tyung.


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