July 10, 2023
The practice of Fish farming, known as pisciculture, is witnessing an unprecedented surge in the Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR). This positive trend was highlighted during a special occasion held at the Fish Farming Krishi Vigyan Kendra in Kajalgaon, Chirang, to celebrate National Fish Farmers Day.
Distinguished attendees, such as EMs Shri Rakesh Brahma and Shri Dhananjay Basumatary, graced the event with their presence. The objective of the gathering was to further promote and enhance the pisciculture ecosystem in the region.
As a part of the event, a well-deserved recognition was given to the top 100 progressive fish farmers in BTR. They were felicitated and awarded a cash prize of ₹20,000 each, acknowledging their remarkable entrepreneurial efforts in the field.
The event also focused on shedding light on various aspects of scientific fish farming and highlighted the immense potential of this industry.