An on-field workshop was organized by ICAR-CIFRI onInland Fisheries Management with special emphasis on Beel fisheries under Tribal Sub Plan (TSP) at Paharpur, Murshidabad, West Bengal on 22 October, 2016. Total 170 fishers including 42 fisher women participated in the programme. Various lectures on Inland Fisheries Management and field practical of water analysis also were done. Training materials were distributed among the trainees.During interactive sessionpertinent questions were asked by the stakeholders relevant to fish production system, fish health including beelfisheries development.
Shri Sunil Kumar Singh, IAS, Additional secretary & Financial Advisor, DARE/ICAR visited ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, Barrackpore on 19th October 2016. An interaction meeting of AS & FA, DARE/ICAR with CIFRI Scientist and Officers was organized. Dr. V. R. Suresh, Head of Riverine Ecology and Fisheries division welcomed AS & FA, DARE/ICAR and gave an overview of ICAR-CIFRI work. Shri Singh during the interaction highlighted that from next financial year, plan and non-plan budget will be merged together. During the interaction, several questions were asked and FA, ICAR has replied all the queries satisfactorily. He also suggested several measures to ensure transparency during official purchase.