Animal Husbandry

Recent Advancements & New Ideas on Sustainable Coldwater Fisheries Development of India Discussed

The ICAR-Directorate of Coldwater Fisheries Research, Bhimtal and the Coldwater Fisheries Society of India had jointly organized a National Symposium on “Coldwater Fisheries Development in India: Innovative approaches and way forward for enhancing hill farmers' income” from 24th to 25th September, 2019. The Symposium was organized to commemorate the Institute’s Foundation Day.   

The Chief Guest, Dr. Joykrushna Jena, Deputy Directorate General (Fisheries & Animal Sciences), ICAR accentuated on the technological, strategic and policy intervention for the development of this sector benefiting the hill fish farmers’ income.

Dr. Jena inaugurated the Re-circulatory Aquaculture System and Coldwater Fish Museum established in the Institute. He also released 6 publications and a short film during the inaugural function.

Dr. Debajit Sarma, Director, ICAR-DCFR briefed about the recent advancements and new ideas on sustainable coldwater fisheries development of the country.  More than 250 participants participated in the symposium.

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