Training-cum-visit programme organized under PMMSY scheme at ICAR-CIFRI, Barrackpore
Barrackpore, 22-24 st December, 2023
Training-cum-visit programme proved to be a valuable initiative in empowering participants with the necessary skill and knowledge. ICAR- Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, Barrackpore organised 3 days training -cum exposure visit programme in collaboration with DoF Jharkhand on ornamental fisheries and culture during 22-24 December 2023 under PMMSY scheme. Thirty women ornamental fish farmers from five districts viz: Deoghar, Dhanbad, Ranchi, Dumka, and East Singhbhum of Jharkhand participated in the programme. In this training programme, fish culture, aquarium construction, and management strategy for brooder maintenance and breeding of egg layer, as well as live bearer ornamental fish in different culture units, have been explained. Dr. B. K. Das, Director ICAR-CIFRI interacted with the women farmers and encouraged them to enhance their technical knowledge through the training –cum-exposure visit. Dr. Das urged women fish farmers to utilize the untapped opportunities in ornamental fish production and marketing through scientific technical inputs that offer significant scope for enhancing their livelihood and economic security. The participants were taken to the Dasnagar, Howrah an ornamental fish village to strengthen their knowledge of fish brooder maintenance, nursery rearing of ornamental fish, and their management including handling of different ornamental fish species. The participants were also trained on ornamental fish breeding setup and cleaning of the tank. An exposure visit was conducted to Galiff Street, one of the biggest ornamental fish market, to orient the trainees about the marketing of ornamental fish and their accessories. Women fish farmers expressed their great satisfaction with the curriculum adopted for this training-cum-visit programme to sensitize ornamental fish farmers about ornamental fish breeding and culture practices. Under the guidance of the Director, ICAR-CIFRI the training programme was coordinated by Dr. Aparna Roy, I/C E & T Cell, Dr. Suman Kumari, Scientist, ICAR-CIFRI, Barrackpore with the help of technical assistance from Dr. Abhisek Saha, Sri Sujit Choudhury Sri Manbendra Roy and Ms. Subhra Singh.

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