ICAR-CIFRI organized Skill Development Program for Livelihood Improvement
During valedictory session, Dr. B.K. Das, Director, CIFRI emphasized on participatory management for managing inland open water resources like mauns, chaurs etc., in a effective way. He requested the fish farmers to implement the skills they will develop during the training program at their farm/water bodies in Bihar. Dr. V. R. Suresh, Head REF division; Dr. B. P. Mohanty, Head FREM division and Dr. U. K. Sarkar, Head RWF division interacted with the fish farmers and gave an overview on inland fisheries management. A feedback session was also conducted and 84% of farmers expressed very high satisfaction from this skill development program.
Twenty seven fish farmers of Saharsa district of Bihar participated in this skill development program. Dr. A. K. Das, Ganesh Chandra and Dr. (Ms) Aparna Roy were Coordinators of this skill development program.