RAC 2017




Interactive Workshop on Management of Open Water Fisheries in Nagaland

An interactive workshop on "Open water fisheries management in Nagaland" was held at the conference hall of ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Medziphema on July 19. The workshop was organised by ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, Barrackpore Kolkata in collaboration with Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Government of Nagaland, Kohima & ICAR-NRC on Mithun, Medziphema, Nagaland.

Additional director department of Fisheries & Aquatic Resources, Rongsennungba in his opening remark gave a brief account and status of open water fisheries in Nagaland.

Director ICAR-CIFRI Barrackpore, Dr. B.K. Das explained the role of ICAR-CIFRI in development of open water fisheries resources of India.

Dr. B.K. Bhattacharya, HRCICAR-CIFRI, Regional Centre Guwahati also spoke on the strategies for scientific fishery management of open water fisheries resources of Nagaland.

Commissioner and secretary department of Fisheries & Aquatic Resources, Senti Ao as a special invitee, in his short speech thanked the ICAR Barrackpore for their initiative in organising the workshop and urged all district Fisheries Officers to utilize such workshops to extract knowledge in fishery development in the state.

Dignitaries from different organisations, scientists, DFOs, progressive farmers, anglers, participated in the workshop. A documentary was also released during the workshop. An interactive session was conducted with all the participants.

All invited dignitaries visited the Institute farm in the morning wherein they were showcased the semi-intensive mithun rearing system unit.