RAHA, Feb 14 - A three-day long training of trainers (ToT) programme on ‘Fisheries and Aquaculture for Rural Transformation in Assam’ organised by the College of Fisheries here under the Capacity Building Programme of APART (fishery sub-component) was inaugurated at the college recently.
A total number of 30 trainees, including Fishery Development Officer, Technical Expert Fisheries under APART, Subject Matter Specialist and Programme Assistant from KVK along with Project Associates under APART-AAU participated in the programme.
The inaugural session was attended by all the faculty members, students of the College of Fisheries and was presided over by the Dean of the College Dr KK Tamuli. Dr PC Bhuyan, OPIU member, anchored the inaugural session.
The session started with the introduction and felicitation of the guest of honour Dr Benoy Kumar Barman, Senior Scientist, World Fish Project Bangladesh and Dr R Suresh, Project Co-ordinator, World Fish Project Assam respectively and the chief guest Dr CV Mohan, Principal Scientist and Country Lead of World Fish Malaysia. The Dean of the College welcomed the gathering.
Dr Benoy Kumar Barman in his speech talked about ‘Beel Fisheries Development through Technical and Government Intervention’.
Dr R Suresh also addressed the gathering and delivered a speech on, ‘Role of World Fish under APART Project and BMPs for Polyculture and Carp-Mola Farming.’
The chief guest Dr CV Mohan emphasised on the importance of ‘Nutrition-sensitive Acquaculture Practices.’ Kakoli Kashyap, Assistant Professor in English, CoF, offered the vote of thanks to all the dignitaries and the participants.