Farmers of Madhubani, Bihar under ATMA trained at ICAR-CIFRI, Barrackpore for Skill development

Last Updated on 23.08.2017



Twenty two farmers of Madhubani, Bihar were trained at ICAR-CIFRI, Head Quarter, Barrackpore for their skill development sponsored by ATMA, Bihar during 18-22 August, 2017. Inaugurating the 5-days training program on Inland Fisheries Management and Development by Dr. B.K Das, Director, CIFRI on 18 Aug, 2017, invoked the importance of skill development of the farmers on various aspects of inland fisheries management for securing their livelihood besides developing nutri-smart villages through aquaculture and fisheries. In Madhubani, with a population of more than 45 lakhs, there are perennial and seasonal water bodies including mauns and chaurs, where ample scope of livelihood improvement persists through development of fisheries and aquaculture. Such training program, targets to develop the knowledge, skill and attitude of the farmers towards inland fisheries management. The programme was further oriented encompassing the practical skill of the farmers for enhancing the fish production in open waters viz., mauns, chaurs, ponds & tanks etc. through field practicals, field exposure visits, demonstrations and class room sessions. Prof. C.S. Chakraborty, former Vice-Chancellor, WBUAFS, Kolkata in his valedictory address urged the farmers to apply the knowledge gained during training program in the respective fields so as to make the wise-use of such training fruitfully. The training programme was well coordinated by Dr. A.K Das, I/C E & T Cell and Co-coordinated by Dr. Aparna Roy and Dr. Mitesh Ramteke.




Farmers of Madhubani, Bihar under ATMA trained at ICAR-CIFRI, Barrackpore

Farmers of Madhubani, Bihar under ATMA trained at ICAR-CIFRI, Barrackpore

Farmers of Madhubani, Bihar under ATMA trained at ICAR-CIFRI, Barrackpore