4th January, 2019, Bhubaneswar
The ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubaneswar organized one-day Awareness-cum-Inception Workshop on CIFABROODTM under NFDB funded (NFDB-CIFABROODTM) demonstration project at the conference hall, Meen Bhavan, Ulubari, Guwahati, Assam today.
The workshop was organized in collaboration with Directorate of Fisheries, Department of Fisheries, Government of Assam.
In his inaugural address, Shri P.N. Das, (ACS) Director of Fisheries, Assam, shared his concerns about the inability to provide the good quality of fish seeds at proper time to the fish farmers of the state when the state is already producing Rs. 800 Crore fish seed / fry annually.
The occasion also held an interaction session for clarifying the doubts of hatchery owners in different aspects of CIFABROODTM applications, their availability and costs. The queries about the possibility of getting the feed on subsidy to the Senior Executive, NFDB were also addressed during the workshop.
The workshop registered a total footfall by around 40 progressive Private Hatchery owners and seed growers, 10 Government farm in-charges / officials along with Mrs. Dipmala Roy, Senior Executive and regional head of NFDB; Dr. Dandadhar Sharma, Deputy Coordinator (Aquaculture) SAP (DRS-III) and Aquaculture and Biodiversity Centre, Department of Zoology, Gauhati University.
The workshop concluded with the certificates distribution ceremony to all participants by Dr. P.P. Chakrabarti, Sri Gagan Ch. Sarma, Joint Director of fisheries and Dr. S. Nandi.
(Source: ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubaneswar)