Fisheries department conducts training for officials
Dimapur, Oct. 25 (EMN): The department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources conducted a state-level training of trainers (ToT) on ‘Recent advances in fisheries technology and soft skill development,’ under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY-2021-22), on October 19 and 20 at the directorate’s conference hall, Kohima.
A DIPR report stated that the state-level training of trainers was conducted to update the technical knowhow and upgrade the soft skills of technical officers of the department of Fisheries & Aquatic Resources.
The director of F&AR, Rongsennungba, in his inaugural address, requested the officials to actively participate in the training and presented a brief report on the achievements and status of fisheries in the state.
Also speaking at the programme, the principal scientist and head division of Animal and Fisheries Science, ICAR, Research Complex, NEH Region, Meghalaya, Dr. SK Das, highlighted on recent advances on aquaculture and fisheries with special reference to hilly states, fish nutrition, and feed technology and recent advances in post-harvest technology.
Recipient of the International Ashoka Fellow Award (2001) as well as the founder and CEO of The Entrepreneurs Associates (EA), NeichuteDoulo, dwelled on traits of true professionalism, communication skills, and the importance of time management.
In the valedictory function, secretary of Water Resources department and former director of F&AR, Kevisa Kense, encouraged all the officers to re-dedicate themselves to work harder and with sincerity for the uplift of the fisheries sector in Nagaland. The joint director of F&AR, Yushenlo Kent, proposed vote of thanks.
Altogether, 80 technical officials from the district and directorate attended the programme.