Fisheries Information Centre inaugurated in Sonitpur district
An information centre of recent technologies under Fisheries Science was opened at Bhalukjaroni village, Balipara Development Block in Sonitpur district
TEZPUR: An information centre of recent technologies under Fisheries Science was opened at Bhalukjaroni village, Balipara Development Block in Sonitpur district on Wednesday.
The centre was opened by students of College of Fisheries, Raha, Nagaon under the Rural Fisheries Work Experience Programme (RFWEP) which is going on under supervision of Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Napam, Sonitpur. RFWEP programme is a course activity of final-year students of the College of Fisheries, Raha where they spent two months in rural area to gain practical knowledge about different farming systems and to spread awareness about recent technologies of Fishery Science among fish farmers.
The centre was inaugurated by Dr Dipak Sarmah, Professor, College of Fisheries, Raha who was the chief guest of the programme. An exhibition of different models and posters of fishery technology was demonstrated in the centre. The programme was attended by 42 numbers of fish farmers of Bhalukjaroni and nearby villages.
Dr Ranjit Bordoloi, SMS (Fisheries Science), Krishi Vigyan Kendra Sonitpur gave the welcome speech and elaborated about the objective of the programme. Final-year students of the College of Fisheries, Raha, Monirul, Lakhya, Shaina, Nisha and Niharika gave a brief presentation about different activities done under RFWEP Programme. Ajimun Nisha, Assistant Professor, College of Fisheries, Raha explained about the importance of the Fisheries Information Center. Moon Moon Basumatary, SMS (Plant Protection), Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Sonitpur praised the students and villagers for their continuous efforts for the development of fisheries and agriculture sector in the area.