Shri Upendra Tiwari, Minister for Land and Water Resource (independent charge), Govt. of Uttar Pradesh, inaugurated training-cum-workshop on Fish Culture-cum-Horticulture (23-27 January, 2018) organised by ICAR-National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources, Lucknow.
The objective of the programme is skill development of beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sichain Yojana (PMKSY) - Watershed Development, Pilibhit, Uttar Pradesh.
Shri Chandra Prakash Tripathi, Secretary, Irrigation and Water Resources Department of U.P. & CEO , U.P. State level land development agency briefed about the new initiative taken by Government of Uttar Pradesh.
Dr. K. K. Lal, Director, ICAR-NBFGR, briefed about the recent achievements and activities of the institute.
About 35 farmers are participating in the training programme.
(Source: ICAR-National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources, Lucknow)