10th July, 2017, Lucknow
ICAR-National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources, Lucknow organized National Fish Farmers’ Day at Aquaculture Research and Training Unit, Chinhat, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh on 10 July 2017.
Dr. K. K. Lal, Director of the Institute highlighted the importance of National Fish Farmer Day celebration and informed gathering that this day is observed every year throughout the country among the fisheries institution & department in the memory of scientific achievement of successful induced breeding of carp fishes, which was established by Dr H. L. Chaudhary and his colleagues in Odisha way back 1957. On the occasion he also distributed quality carp seed and fish medicine of Mera Gaon Mera Gaurav programme adopted fish farmers.
Major highlights of the day were scientist and Mera Gaon Mera Gaurav adopted fish farmer interaction.
Fish seed produced at ICAR-NBFGR were distributed among fish farmers.
More than 60 farmers and official participated in the programme.
(Source: ICAR-National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources, Lucknow)