10th July 2018, Bhimtal
ICAR-Directorate of Coldwater Fisheries Research, Bhimtal, celebrated fish farmers' Day program here today.
Dr. Debajit Sarma, Director, ICAR-DCFR emphasized the potential of coldwater fish farming in improving the livelihood of Himalayan farmers in a sustainable manner.
More than two hundred participants were presents including coldwater (Himalayan) fish farmers from Leh Laddakh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Assam and Meghalaya. Progressive farmers shared their valuable experiences and benefits of coldwater aquaculture in providing them a best means of living which is expected to increase their income. Fifteen progressive fish farmers from various states of Himalaya like Leh Laddakh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Assam and Meghalaya were awarded for their best contribution in bringing the higher level of fish production in their respective states.
(Source: ICAR-Directorate of Coldwater Fisheries Research, Bhimtal)