ICAR- CIFRI Celebrated National Fish Farmers Day, 2015



CIFRI Building
ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute (CIFRI) celebrated National Fish Farmers Day at Head Quarter, Barrackpore on 10th July, 2015. The celebration began with floral tribute to Late Prof. Hiralal Chowdhury, the architect of "Blue revolution" in India and the "Father of induced breeding" technique who achieved the feat of induced breeding of a carp fish in India. This laid the foundation of modern aquaculture in the country. Sri Sumanta Choudhury, IAS, Principal Secretary, Department of Fisheries, WB graced the occasion as Chief Guest. Dr. T. V. Ramana, Dean, College of Fisheries, SVVU, Tirupati, Dr. B. C Jha, Consultant NFDB and Dr. M.K Das, Former HOD, CIFRI also graced the occasion. The Chief Guest, Sri Sumanta Choudhury emphasized that, State Government, ICAR-CIFRI, Universities, Entrepreneurs and Fish farmers should join hand for judicious utilization of the resources for the development of Fisheries Sector.
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