ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubaneswar under its DST (TSP) Project (Carp seed production and integrated fish farming technology for livelihood development of Phailin affected tribal farmers of Ganjam District, Odisha) and in collaboration with State Fisheries Department, Ganjam organized a chain of training programmes in Ganjam District of Odisha during 17-18 December 2019. Training on “Scientific Fish Farming” and fish fingerling release to pond was conducted at Nuapada Village, Kukudakhandi Block on 17 December 2019.
It was attended by Dr. B.C. Mohapatra, Principal Investigator of DST Project and Principal Scientist, ICAR-CIFA; Mr. Pramod Kumar Rout, District Fisheries Officer, Ganjam; Mr. N.K. Maharana, AFO, Digapahandi Block; Smt. Suchismita Priyadarsini, AFO (HQ); Mrs Sachitarani Kar, AFO, Kukudakhandi Block and the Mr. Ranjan Kumar Patra, Revenue Inspector of Balipada RI circle, Ganjam. It was attended by fifty beneficiaries of the village. Training on “Integrated Fish Farming” was conducted at Ambapur Village, Digapahandi Block on 17 December 2019. Mr. Siba Prasad Bhoi, Dy. Director Fisheries, (Ganjam Zone) was the Chief Guest of the function. He inaugurated the programme and appreciated the endeavor of CIFA for the benefit of tribal farmers of the District. It was attended by the Principal Investigator of DST Project and Principal Scientist, ICAR-CIFA; DFO, Ganjam; AFO, Digapahandi Block and AFO (HQ). More than one hundred persons participated the programme. Training on “Scientific Fish Farming” was conducted at Sindhikhalli Village, Digapahandi Block on 18 December 2019. It was attended by the Principal Investigator of DST Project and Principal Scientist, ICAR-CIFA; AFO, Digapahani Block and project personnel from ICAR-CIFA. Thirty beneficiaries participated the programme. One training programme on “Integrated Fish Farming” was conducted at Sujanasahi, Khallikote Block on 12 December 2019 and fifty persons took part in it.