Vision, Mission & Mandate

Last Updated on 11.04.2016


  • Sustainable fisheries from inland open waters for environmental integrity, livelihood and nutritional security.


  • Knowledge based management for enhanced fishery, conservation of biodiversity, integrity of ecological services and to derive social benefits from inland open waters.

  • Basic, strategic and applied research for sustainable management of inland open water resources.
  • Develop protocols for productivity enhancement in reservoirs and wetlands and aquatic ecosystems health management.
  • Acts as repository of information on inland open water resources
  • Human resource development through training,education and extension