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ICAR-CIFT Organizes Training Programmes and Distribution of Input Materials at NEH States

 

At North Lakhimpur, Assam

 

A training on ‘Responsible fishing, hygienic fish handling and fish processing techniques’ was conducted by ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin at North Lakhimpur, Assam during 20-22 December, 2014. A total of 80 fisherfolk attended the training which was conducted in collaboration with District Rural Development Agency (DRDA).  Shri D.J. Hazarika, Project Director, DRDA, North Lakhimpur presided over the inaugural function of the training. Dr. S. Balasubramaniam, HOD, EIS Division, ICAR-CIFT was the Chief Guest.       Shri P.K. Hazarika, Nodal Officer, Upper Assam Region, DRDA, North Lakhimpurand BTC, Kokrajhar welcomed the participants. 

 

There were training sessions on ‘Responsible fishing’ by Shri G. Kamei, Scientist, ‘Hygienic fish handling and production of value added products’ by Shri B.K. Panda, Senior Technical Officerand ‘Extension interventions on responsible fishing and hygienic fish handling’ by Dr. S. Balasubramaniam.  Demonstrations were conducted on the preparation of fish pickles, fish balls, fish cutlets and dried fish products.  Arrangements were made for the distribution of ten FRP canoes (6 m length) and five FRP coracles which were procured earlier under the NEH component.

 

Inauguration of training and demonstrations on value added products At Krishi Vigyan Kedra, Changlang, Arunachal Pradesh

 

Another training programme on ‘Responsible fishing, hygienic fish handling and fish processing techniques’ was conducted at KVK, Jairampur, Changalang during 27-28 December, 2014.  There were training sessions on ‘Responsible fishing’ ‘Hygienic fish handling and production of dried fish products’ and ‘Extension interventions on responsible fishing and hygienic fish handling’.  Demonstrations were conducted on the fabrication of cast nets by Shri H.V. Pungera, Technical Officer and about 2 to 3 kgs of net materials and sinkers were distributed to the participants after the training.  About 40 participants attended the programme.  Dr. N. Kumar, Programme Coordinator, KVK, Changlang has made arrangements for the training along with Mr. Dusu Nobin, SMS(F), KVK, Changlang District.

 

  

Training on net making and distribution of net materials at KVK, Changlang

 

At Namsai, Arunachal Pradesh

 

Yet another training programme on ‘Responsible fishing, hygienic fish handling and fish processing techniques’ was conducted at Namsai, Arunachal Pradesh during 30-31  December, 2014 in the Conference Hall of the Deputy Commissioner, Namsai. Shri R.K. Sharma, Deputy Commissioner, Namsai was Chief Guest of the inaugural programme. There were training sessions on ‘Responsible fishing’ ‘Hygienic fish handling and production of dried fish products’ and ‘Extension interventions on responsible fishing and hygienic fish handling’. Demonstrations were conducted on the fabrication of cast nets by Shri H.V. Pungera and Shri G. Kamei. After the demonstration net materials were distributed to three SH groups of fisherfolk.  About 40 participants attended the programme.  Shri Hem Ch. Nath, Asst. Director of Fisheries, Dept. of Fisheries, Arunachal Pradesh has made the arrangements for the training.

 

Training session in progress at Namsai, Arunachal Pradesh

 

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