The Reservoir and Wetland Fisheries Division of CIFRI took initiative to organize a ' Capacity building programme on application of population model with emphasis on Lorenzen model, in culture-based fisheries management'
during September 1-3, 2014 at CIFRI, Barrackpore. A total of 15 scientists from CIFRI headquarters and regional centres viz., Allahabad and Guwahati of CIFRI participated in the programme. Dr. J. Jayasankar, Principal Scientist, CMFRI and Dr. (Mrs) J. Geethalaxmi, Principal Scientist, CIFT, Cochin and Dr. Rani Palaniswamy, Principal Scientist, CIFRI, Kochi Centre shared their expertise on the subject to develop capacity of participants through theory classes and practical exercises. Prof. A. P. Sharma, Director, CIFRI while inaugurating the programme opined the need of such capacity building programme for the institute's scientists and he appealed to all the participants to get the benefits of such training for its application in standardising sound stocking strategy for wetlands and small reservoirs fisheries management in India.