Department of Fisheries organises webinar on 'Fish for Health and Fish for Wealth'

Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Government of India (GoI) recently organised a webinar on Fish for Health and Fish for Wealth. The event was organised under the chairmanship of Jatindra Nath Swain, Secretary, Department of Fisheries (DoF), GoI.    More tha...Read more


Union Commerce Minister urges countries to stop subsidising fishing on high seas

The Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs & Food & Public Distribution and Textiles, Piyush Goyal has called for waiver of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and dismantling new trade barriers in the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.   “Apart from focusing on fa...Read more


ICAR-CIFA, Bhubaneswar in MoU to develop selectively bred giant freshwater prawn

The ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubaneswar, Odisha developed a selectively bred, genetically improved and fast-growing strain of giant freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii registered as 'CIFA-GI Scampi.' The institute provided the improved seeds to the three commercial hatcheries for ...Read more


ICAR pushes for research activities in aquaculture

Dr Joykrushna Jena, Deputy Director General (Fisheries Science), ICAR recently visited the Digha Regional Centre of ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, Kerala.   During his interaction with the institute’s scientists and staff members, Dr Jena emphasised a range of research activi...Read more


Govt upbeat on agri development in Shopian district of J&K

Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting and Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Dr L Murugan recently visited the Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir as part of the Union Government's ongoing Public Outreach Programme.   Union MoS said that the district has a huge potential for milk...Read more


Union Minister of State for Fisheries inaugurates RAS for culture of rainbow trout

Union Minister of State, Information and Broadcasting and Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Dr L Murugan recently inaugurated the Re-circulatory Aquaculture Systems (RAS) technology for the culture of rainbow trout in the private sector under Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY) at Awantipora. Comi...Read more


Union fishery minister launches nationwide river ranching prog

The Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Parshottam Rupala, has launched the River Ranching Programme at Brijghat, Garh Mukteshwar, Uttar Pradesh (UP). The states of Uttarakhand, Orissa, Tripura and Chhattisgarh also participated in the nationwide river ranching programme.    ...Read more


Union environment minister reviews status of J&K's Wular lake for fish cultivation

Union Minister for Environment, Forest, Climate Change, Labour and Employment, Bhupender Yadav recently visited Bandipora district. The minister reviewed the status of the works being executed in the Wular Lake with physical and financial achievements, the progress of dredging etc.Yadav said that the Wular Lake ha...Read more


ICAR Patna organises conference on integrated farming system

The ICAR-Research Complex for Eastern Region, Patna, Bihar recently organised a three-day National Conference on 'Integrated Farming Systems: A Tool for Enhancing Income and Nutritional Security.'In his inaugural address, the Chief Guest, Dr BS Mahapatra, Vice-Chancellor, BCKV, Kalyani, West Bengal outlined the im...Read more


ICAR Tripura organises Krishi Diwas

The ICAR-Research Complex for North-Eastern Hills Region, Tripura Centre recently organised the Krishi Diwas on the theme 'ICAR Tripura - Transforming Rural Agriculture.'The Chief Guest, Dr Sanjeev Kumar Balyan, Union Minister of State for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying reviewed the on-going lab and fi...Read more


Dept of Fisheries organises webinar on sustainable techno-organisational transformation

Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Government of India, recently organised a webinar on 'Fisheries and Aquaculture Extension for Sustainable Techno-organizational Transformation of Fishers and Fish Farmers,' under the chairmanship of Jatindra Nath Swain, Secretary, Depar...Read more


The Conservation Fund partners with Cargill for land-based salmon farming

The Conservation Fund’s Freshwater Institute, an internationally-renowned research and development programme focusing on recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS) and Cargill have announced a multi-year agreement to develop, evaluate and enhance feeds for the growing land-based aquaculture industry. The partne...Read more