RAHA, Sept 9 - A day-long training programme on �Scientific Fish Farming� under Tribal Sub-Plan was organized recently at the College of Fisheries, Raha.
The programme was organized by College of Fisheries, Raha, Assam Agricultural University in association with Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Nagaon. Over 50 fish farmers from Katahguri village under Kopili Development Block, Nagaon participated in the day-long programme. The inaugural ceremony was attended by Dr KK Tamuli, Dean, College of Fisheries, AAU, Raha and Dr N Deka, Senior Scientist and Head, KVK, AAU, Nagaon.
Dr Tamuli, in his speech, highlighted the various aspects of integrated fish farming and encouraged the fish farmers to take up new ways in order to boost output.
Dr N Deka spoke about the role of KVK in extending support to the farmers at field-level and assured of every possible help for the greater interest of the farming community.
The technical session was addressed by Dr S Borthakur and K Bhagawati from College of Fisheries, AAU, Raha. They highlighted the various aspects of catfish fish farming and composite fish culture. D. Nath and Dr. A. Deka from KVK, AAU, Nagaon spoke on various fish diseases and their remedial measures.
On the occasion a training manual prepared by Dr KK Tamuli, K Bhagawati and Sangipran Baishya was also released and distributed among the fish farmers. Dr Tamuli, also offered his heartfelt gratitude to Dr KM Bujarbaruah, Vice-Chancellor, Assam Agricultural University for providing all the necessary assistance under the Tribal Sub Plan.
The day-long programme also included an interactive session among the farmers and experts from College of Fisheries, AAU, Raha and KVK, AAU, Nagaon. The programme ended with distribution of certificates to the fish farmers.