ICAR-DCFR, Bhimtal organizes National Symposium

24th to 25th September, 2019, Bhimtal

The ICAR-Directorate of Coldwater Fisheries Research, Bhimtal and the Coldwater Fisheries Society of India 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.

ICAR-DCFR, Bhimtal organizes National Symposium  ICAR-DCFR, Bhimtal organizes National Symposium

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.

(Source: ICAR-Directorate of Coldwater Fisheries Research, Bhimtal)