Till date more than 7 lakhs fish fingerlings were ranched during the period of April to May, 2023 with a target of 22 lakhs. The present river ranching at Barrackpore was the first programme in the lower stretch of river Ganga during the 2nd edition of National River Ranching. A total of 2.0 lakhs of advanced fingerlings (> 150mm) of Indian Major Carps were released in the river by director ICAR- CIFRI, Dr. B. K. Das, Dr. Harcharan Singh (Consultant NMCG), and other scientists of the institute. In addition to this, 75 numbers of Indian Major Carps were tagged with an average size of 500 g in the river to understand the migratory pathway of the species. Awareness was also performed at Monirampore ferry ghat, Barrackpore, among the local resident and fishers.