The ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute (ICAR-CIFRI) has so far released more than 60 lakh fingerlings of IMCs in different locations along the stretches of the river Ganga. The ICAR-CIFRI, under the ‘National River Ranching program 2022’, has released about 2.0 million advanced fingerlings of IMCs along the stretches of the river Ganga. This year again under the National Ranching program 2023 more than 2.2 million advance fingerlings are expected to be ranched into the Ganga at different locations. Under this program- 40,000 Indian Major Carp fingerlings were released into the Ganga river at Fatehpur by ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute on 02nd April 2023 in the presence of Chief Guest Sri G. C. Yadav, Assistant Director of Fisheries, Fatehpur, U. P. and Sri Rajesh Sharma, Co-convenor, Ganga Vichar Manch, Kashi Prant, NMCG, and local fishers. Then on, 11the April 2023, twenty thousand Indian Major Carp fish fingerlings were released into the Ganga River at Mirzapur by ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute in the presence of Sri Abhishek Verma, Fisheries Development Officer Mirzapur, U.P. and Sri Rajesh Sharma, Co-convenor, Ganga Vichar Manch, Kashi Prant, NMCG; Dr. Dharm Nath Jha, Incharge of the Centre, ICAR-CIFRI, Prayagra, and local fishers. On both occasions, Dr. Dharm Nath Jha, in charge of the Centre, ICAR-CIFRI, Prayagraj informed the audience about the NAMAMI Gange Project and the work of the institute to restore and conserve fish diversity. The chief guests, explained the importance of the river Ganga, river ranching, and fish of the river and also how to conserve it for the future. Sri Rajesh Sharma briefed the audience about the importance of the NAMAMI Gange program for the Ganga River.