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Recent Training Programmes : 2018

Sl. No. Name of the training Date & Duration Size & Level of participants
1. Training Programme Hands on Basic Tools and Techniques of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics 23 Feb to 01 March, 2018 26 B.V.Sc. Students
2. Application Skills of Communication Technologies for Extension Functionaries March 12-17, 2018 18 Fisheries Officers
3. Training Programme Molecular techniques and recent advances in Genome and Proteome Analysis March 20-27, 2018 19 Faculties & Research scholars
4. Post Harvest Management of Fish and Value Addition 19-23 March, 2018 18 Fisheries Officers
5. Organic Farming/Natural Farming/Cow Based Economy under Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Unnat Krishi Siksha Yojana 20-24, March 2018 28 Farmers

Detailed list of Capacity Building Programme conducted at College of Fisheries since 2005.
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Vocational Training Programme

In Collaboration with NABARD, Tripura
     Objective: Entrepreneurship Development of Unemployed Educated Youth in fisheries Sector
     Intake Capacity: 15
     Session: March – August

Status of 2010-11
     Total Admission - 10

Village Adoption Programme

The Objectives

  1. To Empower the Fish farmers by increasing knowledge, improving skills and inculcating appropriate attitude through extension intervention
  2. Sustainable socio-economic development of farm families through increasing fish production by introducing scientific fish farming practices

Profile of adopted fish farmers of Sankar Senapati para

  • Population: 725
  • Community: ST
  • Number of family: 135
  • Major occupation: Agri allied activities, Govt. servant and daily wage labour
  • Number of fish pond: 24 (water area 2.92 ha)
  • Number of adopted farmers: 24 (water area 2.92 ha)
  • Unit water area: 0.12 ha
  • Type of water area: Pond and minibarrage
  • Farming system adopted in aquaculture: Extensive polyculture with carps
  • Major Constraints: Lack of scientific Orientation, Lack of Capital, Lack of water in the pond.


  • Number of fish farmers: 24
  • Water area: 2.92 ha (say 3 ha)
  • Stocking density: 12,000 fingerlings /ha
  • Stocking time: May-June
  • Culture period: 10-12 months
  • Farming system to be adopted for three year
  • Semi-intensive polyculture technique of carps (1st year)
  • Development of Suitable Integrated Fish Based Farming System (2nd Year)
  • Consolidation of 1st and 2nd Year Activities (3rd Year)

Extension Publications

  • Twenty (20) extension folders, leaflets in different areas of fisheries in different languages (English, Bengali, Manipuri) were prepared for dissemination among farmers and officers and distributed accordingly.

  • Ten training manual ( 4 bilingual) were prepared and distributed.

  • Documentary film on College of fisheries has been prepared

Interface Meeting

Objectives: To establish better coordination between different departments in Tripura

Participants: 36 Scientists and Officials from different Departments

Issues of Interface Meeting to be attended in future for Development in the Region
  • Research on Efficient or economical utilisation of water
  • Maintenance of germplasm for biodiversity conservation
  • Development of suitable protocol for efficient water utilisation
  • Development of improved varieties of fruits and vegetables
  • Development of suitable feed and leaf meal concentrate for feeding of animals
  • Development of herbal pesticide
  • Standarisation of technologies for breeding and culture of so calleed weed fish like puntius, Gudusia chapra etc.

Fish Farmers’ Meet

1. To facilitate the exposure of unprivileged fish farmers to the progressive farmers and upgrade their knowledge.
2. To facilitate the scientists to find out need based research priorities on fish farming practices.

1. Fifty farmers from different villages of West Tripura district participated actively.
2. In the group discussions the farmers were given the opportunity to discuss their problems and constraints with the experts.
3. Farmers were provided with first hand technical information.
4. A souvenir was published in bilingual format (English and Bangla) in which recent technological clues and techniques of fish farming, handling and other technologies were included.



‘single window’ approach at the Institute to enable the farmers to have the required information for the solution to their problems in fisheries and aquaculture.
  1. To provide diagnostic services for soil and water testing, plant and livestock health;
  2. To supply research products
  3. Providing information through published literature and communication materials as well as audio-visual aids; and
  4. Providing an opportunity to the institutes to generate some resource through the sale of the technologies.

Regarding NSS cell of College of Fisheries

College of Fisheries (CAU), Lembucherra has NSS unit, under which students are engaged in actual work in and around college campuses to develop a sense of service, team spirit and dignity of labour. The cardinal principle of the NSS programme in the college is that it is organised by the students themselves, and both students and teachers through their combined participation in community service, get a sense of involvement in the tasks of nation building.

Objectives behind the NSS:

  • To enable the students to understand the community in which they work.
  • To understand themselves in relation to their community.
  • To identify the needs and problems in the community in the solution of which they can be involved.
  • To develop among themselves a sense of social and civic responsibility.
  • To apply their education in finding practical solution to individual and community problems.
  • To develop competence required for group living and sharing responsibilities.
  • Gain skills in mobilising community participation.
  • To acquire leadership qualities and democratic attitude.
  • To develop capacity to meet emergencies and national disasters
  • To practice national integration.

NSS P.O. of College of Fisheries: Dr. Soibam Khogen Singh ( Welfare Officer)

Glance of some activities by the NSS Cell of College of Fisheries, CAU, Lembucherra

Students participating in NSS Blood donation camp organized by students as part of NSS activity
Students involvement Participation in cleaning by students
Students active involvement in NSS Activity

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