National Fish Farmer Day celebrated at ICAR-National Institute of Abiotic Stress Management, Baramati on 10th July 2019
The ICAR-National Institute of Abiotic Stress Management, Baramati observed the 19th National Fish Farmers’ Day at Baramati on 10th July 2019. Mr. Abhay Deshpande, Reginal Deputy Commissioner, Fisheries, Pune division was the Chief Guest on this occasion. He emphasized on the need of learning the newer fisheries technologies for doubling farmer’s income through skill development. Addressing the gathering, Dr. Jagdish Rane, ICAR-NIASM Principal Scientist and In-charge Head briefed about the achievements of the Institute. On the occasion of this event one day training programme was organized in collaboration with National Fisheries Development Board, Hyderabad. Around 150 fish farmers from different district of Maharashtra were present at the event. A scientist-farmer interaction session was also organized on the theme ‘Sustainable fisheries and aquaculture development through intervention of scientific fisheries technology. The training programme was conducted by Mr. Mukesh Bhendarkar, Scientist and Dr. M P Brahmane, Principal Scientist.