Exposure visit of NHPC officials under Consultancy Project

Last Updated on 25.07.2017

Two fisheries officers from National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC), New Delhi were visited to ICAR-CIFRI, Barrackpore for an exposure on fish taxonomy, ecology, and fish migration study, under the project "Assessment on efficacy of fish ladders provided across Teesta Low Dam Satge III and IV power stations in West Bengal" during 18th to 21st July 2017. A day to day programme was made as per the mandated activities under the project objectives. In the opening session, the Director and PI of the project interacted with the NHPC officials along project team members about the progress of the work and future plan of action to fulfill the targeted mile stones. During their visit, the officers were also undergone hands on operation of electrofishing equipment and its efficient use for catching of hill-stream fish species and tagging of fish for migration study.

NHPC officials with project team

Lecture on river ecology and fish conservation

Practical on identification of periphytic organisms

A lecture on fish migration and tagging study