4th August 2016, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu
ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubaneswar and Tamil Nadu Fisheries University jointly organized an awareness programme on producing quality seed and transfer of technology for improved rohu, Jayanti and CIFABROODTM to progressive framers at Thirumeni Aeri, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu in farmer’s field today.
Prof Ratnakumar, Vice Chancellor (Acting), TNFU commented on successful collaboration between ICAR-CIFA and the University in promoting fish culture technologies in the state.
Prof. Karal Marx, Dean, Faculty of Basic Sciences, TNFU in his welcome speech briefed about the background of the programme.
Dr P. Jayasankar, Director, ICAR-CIFA assured the farming community in the state to facilitate by opening Aqua Field School at Arvind Fish Farm and encouraged the farmers to learn scientific method of culturing fish.
Prof P. Natarajan, Anbo University, Ethiopia emphasized the need for skill development in the fisheries and aquaculture.
Shri S. Ravichandran and Shri Pugalendhi, beneficiaries of improved rohu and broodstock diet spoke about the advantages of using these technologies.
Around 100 farmers, Department officials and bankers had attended the program.
(Source: ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubaneswar)