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Balasore/ Bhubaneswar , 23/08/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : Hundreds of farmers from different parts of the State staged a large demonstration under the banner of Naba Nirman Krushak Sangathan (NKS) before Balasore sub-collector’s office to press for their demands including enhancement of minimum support price of paddy to Rs 5, 000 per quintal. “The state government ... Read More »

“New India Manthan-Sankalp se Siddhi” programme observed at ICAR-CIFA Campus


  Bhubaneswar, 20/08/2017 ( Odisha Samachar )- Krishi Vigyan Kendra-Khordha under the ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubaneswar observed the “New India Manthan-Sankalp se Siddhi” on 20 August, 2017 at ICAR-CIFA, Kausalyaganga, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. The meeting was inaugurated by Shri. Dharmendra Pradhan, Hon’ble Minister for State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India. A pledge was taken ... Read More »

National Fish Farmers’ Day observed at ICAR-CIFA


Bhubaneswar, 10/07/2017 ( Odisha Samachar )-  The ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture observed the 17th National Fish Farmers’ Day at its Kausalyaganga campus here on 10th July 2017. The day is commemorated in remembrance of scientists Dr K H Alikunhi and Dr. H.L. Chaudhury who had invented induced breeding technology on this day way back in 1957. Addressing the gathering, ... Read More »

ICAR-CIFA conducted Tribal Fish Farmers- Scientists- Interaction Meet and Training Programme in Ganjam District, Odisha


Berhampur , 05/07/ 2017 ( Odisha Samachar ): ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubaneswar under its DST (TSP) Project (Carp seed production and integrated fish farming technology for livelihood development of Phailin affected tribal farmers of Ganjam District, Odisha) in collaboration with State Fisheries Department, Ganjam had organized a Tribal Fish Farmers – Scientists – Interaction Meet and Training Programme ... Read More »

CM inaugurates PACS computerization

Bhubaneswar, 01/07/2017 ( O disha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : To promote co-operative farming in the State, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday inaugurated the computerization of Primary Agriculture Cooperative Societies (PACS) at a function held in city to celebrate International Co-operative Day. “Development of agriculture and farmers is the first priority of the State Government. With computerization of ... Read More »

Commissionerate Police arrests another coordinator in ITER fake placement scam

Bhubaneswar, 29/06/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Abhisek Mohanty )- : Commissionerate Police has arrested another person  from Gurgram, New Delhi in connection with the fake placement scam. According to police commissioner YB Khurania, Vikas Lunayach, an MBA graduate, was acting as a coordinator between the ITER and different fake placements agencies. He was arrested from his house in Gurgram on ... Read More »

“Chaka Jam” in Police firing in M.P, Samajwadi Party protest

Bhubaneswar 17/06/2017 ( Odisha Samachar )– Samajwadi Party workers participated in all Indian “Chaka Jam” Program here at Bhubaneswar in protest against Police firing on farmers in M.P on 6 June. While the farmers were demanding remunerative price for their produce, and loan waiver police fired at them killed 6 of them. The NDA Govt. which promised to give right ... Read More »

ICAR-CIFA organized one day workshop for tribal fish farmers of Bharuch District, Gujarat


Bhubaneswar, 05/06/2017 ( Odisha Samachar )- One Day workshop on “Sustainable aquaculture by tribal fish farmers of Gujarat” was organized by Anand Regional Research Centre of ICAR-CIFA at Jambusar, Bharuch District of Gujarat on 2 June, 2017. It was conducted under the Tribal Sub-Plan Programme of the institute. More than 130 participants including scientists, academicians, extension officials, development officers and ... Read More »

Pilot scale aquaponic research initiated at ICAR-CIFA


Bhubaneswar, 23/05/2017 ( Odisha Samachar ) : ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture has designed and developed a pilot scale Nutrient Film Technique (NFT) aquaponics system under its All India Coordinated Research Project on Plasticulture Engineering & Technology (AICRP on PET) centre located at Bhubaneswar. The system comprises of fish culture tank, submersible water pump, trickling filter, four NFT grow pipes ... Read More »



JAJPUR, 29/04/2017 ( Odisha Samachar / Akshaya Rout )-  BJD leader and MLA of Sukinda  Pritiranjan ghadai  on Saturday  said steps were being taken to make agriculture a profitable exercise by laying greater emphasis on horticulture activities in Jajpur district. Ghadai  was addressing farmers on occasion of Akshaya Tritiya at barattanda  village of Sukinda block which is also celebrated as ... Read More »

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