ICAR-CIBA organises crab harvest mela near Pulikat lake

Dr L Murugan, Union Minister of State for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying and Information & Broadcasting visited the 'Crab Harvest Mela' organised at the ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture, Demonstration Site, Pulicat Lake, Tiruvallur District, Tamil Nadu.   During his intera...Read more


TRIFED with PurtyAgrotech to promote pearl farming activities in Jharkhand

An MoU was recently signed between Tribal Co-operative Marketing Federation of India (TRIFED) and PurtyAgrotech of Jharkhand in New Delhi. The MoU between TRIFED and PurtyAgrotech will promote the art of growing pearls among other tribal entrepreneurs across India and tap the potential of this market.   Uni...Read more


Telemedicine services start for fisheries community at AIIMS, Raipur

Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Parshottam Rupala launched a pilot project on telemedicine services, to be operated by AIIMS Raipur through the National Cooperatives Development Corporation (NCDC), for members of the fisheries cooperatives under the central sector flagship programme Pr...Read more


Exploring East Kolkata Wetland as natural aquaculture system

Currently, microbes are buzz word. Microorganism has become an essential part of human life as well as all life on earth. Cracking the secrets of some of Earth’s countless microbial communities will reveal ways to meet innumerable challenges and scopes in biopharmaceutical, biomedicine, healthcare nutraceuti...Read more


Parliamentary Standing Committee on Agriculture visits ICAR-CCARI, Goa

Gaddigoudar, Parvatagouda Chandanagouda, Member (Lok Sabha), Bagalkot, Karnataka along with his team of nine members of Parliament, senior officials of Lok Sabha Secretariat and ADGs of ICAR recently visited the ICAR-Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute, Goa.   The team visited the experimental f...Read more


Lakshadweep administration prioritises seaweed farming

The Lakshadweep Administration has prioritised seaweed farming as the next major development driver of the Islands. To achieve it, the ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, Kerala has launched a massive demonstration of farming of seaweeds in nine inhabited Islands of Lakshadweep.   The i...Read more


ICAR-DCFR to develop aquaculture and fisheries in high altitude of Ladakh

ICAR-Directorate of Coldwater Fisheries Research recently met to develop aquaculture and fisheries in the high-altitude cold desert of Ladakh.Sagar Mehra, Joint Secretary (Inland Fisheries), Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying along with Dr Pramod Kumar Pandey, Director,...Read more


ICAR-CIFRI organises webinar on acqaculture across various centres

The ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, Barrackpore, Kolkata recently organised a webinar on 'Enclosure Culture for Fish Production enhancement in Inland Open Waters.'   In his inaugural address during the webinar, Dr BK Das, Director, ICAR-CIFRI, Barrackpore briefed about the institute’...Read more


Biofloc Bharat conducts workshop on Biofloc fish farming in Vijayapura, K'taka

Biofloc Bharat recently conducted a workshop on Biofloc fish farming in the Vijayapura district of Karnataka. The event was supported by the district administration as well as the Department of Fisheries, Government of Karnataka. This endeavour of Biofloc Bharat's was sponsored by Growel Feeds. The workshop was he...Read more


ICAR-CIBA with Dept of Fisheries, Govt of AP in tech transfer MoU for cost-effective hatchery of catfish

The ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture, Chennai signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Department of Fisheries, Government of Andhra Pradesh for the technology transfer of a cost-effective hatchery and seed production technology of brackishwater catfish (Mystus gulio), an important sp...Read more


ICAR-CIFT, Matsyafed MoU to work on to convert fish waste to aquafeed

The ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin, Kerala signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Cochin-based Matsyafed to transfer the 'technology and machineries’ for conversion of fish waste into aquafeed and its marketing'.   Dr Ravishankar CN, Director, ICAR-CIFT, Cochin and...Read more


Union Fishery Minister releases vision document to make Goa self-reliant in agri

Parshottam Rupala, Union Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying virtually released the Vision Document - 'Vision for Development of Agricultural and Allied Sectors: A Way Towards Making Goa Self-Reliant (Swayampurna Goa)” prepared by the ICAR-Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute, G...Read more