Kolkata: Shri S. S. Ahluwalia, Hon'ble Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare and Parliament Affairs, Govt. of India visits ICAR-CIFE Kolkata Centre on 14th August 2016. Dr. B.K. Mahapatra, Principal Scientist & OIC, ICAR-CIFE, Kolkata Centre welcomed the Hon’ble Minister at the Centre and briefed the activities of the Centre.
The Hon’ble Union Minister emphasized the need of skill development and training of fish farmers and dissemination of latest technologies to the farming community. He also emphasised the need for research on Indigenous Ornamental Fish and fish feed development to boost the fisheries trade as well as Indian economy. He expressed his happiness on overall progress made by the Centre in all spheres of research, education, training and extension.