Port Blair, Jan 02: A series of awareness camps and dissemination of information regarding Fish Health Disease Identification, Management and precautionary measures were held in Billiground and VS Pally Nagar, Diglipur under North and Middle Andaman. The programme was jointly organized by the Department of Fisheries, A&N Administration and Central Islands Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair.
In the programme held at Billiground on Dec.26, more than 50 Fish farmers and villagers were imparted information on the subject. Dr. K. Saravanan, Scientist, Division of Fisheries Science, ICAR-CIARI was the resource person of the programme along with Mr.Sarath Menon, Sub-Inspector of Fisheries, Fisheries Sub-Station Billiground,
Similar camp was held at VS Pally Nagar, Diglipur on Dec.28 in which more than 30 Fish farmers attended the programme.
The main objective of the programme was to educate fish farmers on various disease identification and their prophylactic measures. The programme was coordinated by Mr.Tapan Kumar Biswas, Asst. Director of Fisheries, N&M Andaman.