ICAR-DCFR, Bhimtal celebrates the fish farmers' Day

10th July 2018, Bhimtal

ICAR-Directorate of Coldwater Fisheries Research, Bhimtal, celebrated fish farmers' Day program here today.

ICAR-DCFR, Bhimtal celebrates the fish farmers' Day   ICAR-DCFR, Bhimtal celebrates the fish farmers' Day

Dr. Debajit Sarma, Director, ICAR-DCFR emphasized the potential of coldwater fish farming in improving the livelihood of Himalayan farmers in a sustainable manner.

More than two hundred participants were presents including coldwater (Himalayan) fish farmers from Leh Laddakh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Assam and Meghalaya.  Progressive farmers shared their valuable experiences and benefits  of coldwater aquaculture in providing them a best means of living which is expected to increase their income. Fifteen progressive fish farmers from various states of Himalaya like Leh Laddakh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Assam and Meghalaya were awarded for their best contribution in bringing  the higher level of fish production in their respective states.

(Source: ICAR-Directorate of Coldwater Fisheries Research, Bhimtal)