‘Fish farming one of the best practices to boost rural economy’

Our Correspondent
TINSUKIA, April 12: “Fish farming with advanced scientific technologies is one among the best practices to boost the rural economy of Assam, besides providing self-employment opportunities,” said Dr Sarat Borkakoti, former Professor of Dibru College, Dibrugarh and noted jourlist while iugurating a three-day programme on composite fish farming that concluded on Monday at the premises of Jeeva-Suraksha, Dibrugarh.
Sponsored by Mising Autonomous Council, the programme was organized by Jeeva-Suraksha, Assam (NGO) in collaboration with ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai and was attended by 50 participants of Mising community from Sadia, Jagun and Amarpur area of Tinsukia district and Ramgar, Balikati area of Charaideo district. The participants visited NR Hatchery, Lahoal for hands-on training on recent technologies for seed production, packing and marketing.