Model Training Course on 'Enclosure Culture in Inland Open Water' inaugurated at ICAR-CIFRI, Barrackpore

Last Updated on 22.08.2017



CAR- Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute is organizing a Model Training Course on 'Enclosure Culture in Inland Open waters' from 22-29th August, 2017 at Head Quarter, Barrackpore with the objective to sensitize the importance of enclosure culture technology for the sustainable enhancement of fish production in inland open waters. Today, an inaugural session was organized and Prof. C.S Chakrobarty, Former Vice Chancellor of West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences graced the occasion as Chief Guest. Dr. B.K Das, Director, CIFRI and Course Director of the Model Training Course welcomed the participants and enlighten the audience and participants about the critical phase of growth of inland open waters. He also added that, enclosure culture including cage and pen culture could be the best alternative to meet the increasing demand of animal protein in the country for food security and for the improvement of the livelihood of many people in a sustainable manner. Dr. B.C Jha, Former Head, Reservoir and Wetland Division, CIFRI addressed the audience and informed them about the pioneering efforts of ICAR-CIFRI for the development of cage and pen culture technology in India. Prof. C.S Chakrobarty in his inaugural address highlighted that increase in man-centric activities affecting the production functions adversely which is leading to possible loss of livelihood support base and nutritional security in the rural sector ;the fish production demand is increasing, the size of the water resources remains the same. Prof. C. S Chakrobarty also added that in this backdrop enclosure culture could be a viable solution for livelihood and nutritional security. An overwhelmed response was received from various states. A total of twenty two trainees from eleven States participated in the training programme. States like Jammu & Kashmir, Kerla, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Andrapradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Rajasthan, Arunachal, Assam, Odisha and West Bengal have been participated. Nominations of five officers from Karnataka, Telangana and Mizoram have came. A total of thirty five sessions have been arranged for them assessing the training needs of the participants. The training is coordinating by Dr. Uttam Sarkar, Dr. A.K Das, Dr. Aparna Roy, Mr. Ganesh Chandra, Dr. A.K Sahoo, Mr. D.K Meena, Ms. Gunjan. Karnatak, Mr. Tasso Tayung and Mr. Himansu S. Swain.




Model Training Course on 'Enclosure Culture in Inland Open Water' inaugurated at ICAR-CIFRI

Model Training Course on 'Enclosure Culture in Inland Open Water' inaugurated at ICAR-CIFRI

Model Training Course on 'Enclosure Culture in Inland Open Water' inaugurated at ICAR-CIFRI

Model Training Course on 'Enclosure Culture in Inland Open Water' inaugurated at ICAR-CIFRI

Model Training Course on 'Enclosure Culture in Inland Open Water' inaugurated at ICAR-CIFRI

Model Training Course on 'Enclosure Culture in Inland Open Water' inaugurated at ICAR-CIFRI

Model Training Course on 'Enclosure Culture in Inland Open Water' inaugurated at ICAR-CIFRI