Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Barnala organized vocational training on Fish Farming
Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University’s Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Barnala organized a vocational training on Fish Farming for self-employment under the guidance of Dr. Prahalad Singh Tanwar, Associate Director (Training), KVK, Barnala. A total 24 rural youth and farmers from 14 villages of Barnala, Bathinda and Sangrur districts were participated in the training programme. Dr. P.S. Tanwar inaugurated the training and addressed the farmers that KVK is implementing a number of programs for farmers and farm womens. He also emphasized that farmers can utilize their own resources in better way by adopting integrated fish farming & may get extra income for their livelihood.
Sh. Khushvir Singh, Assistant Professor (Fisheries), KVK, Barnala gave theoretical and practical knowledge on different types of fishes, breeding & rearing of fishes, their integration with agriculture and livestock farming systems for efficient recycling of waste, various diseases and their control, seasonal management, preparation of fish feed and management of fish pond in detailed. More emphasis was given on practical aspects of the fish farming.
Dr. Prateek Jindal interacted with the farmers about integrated fish cum pig farming. Dr. Kamaldeep Singh delivered a lecture on integrated fish cum agriculture. Dr. Suryendra Singh gave detailed lecture on Integrated Farming System. Dr. Harjot Singh discussed about integrated fish cum horticulture. Dr. Anjuly Sharma gave a lecture on value addition of fish.
Mr. Harwinder Singh, Senior Fishery Officer, Barnala also gave detailed information about the different schemes for starting fish farming as subsidiary occupation. An exposure visit was also arranged at Integrated Fish cum pig Farm of Mr. Gurmail Singh, village Sekha, where the Farmer Mr. Gurmail Singh shared his experience with the participants.