Exposure visit under RKVY Scheme

1. Exposure visit to Karnataka & Kerala from 18th to 24th January, 2016

The Department of Fisheries conducted a seven days exposure visit to Karnataka & Kerala from 18th to 24th January, 2016 under the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) scheme comprising of twelve fishermen from Anjuna-Kaisuva Youth Social sports and Cultural Club along with the five officials of the Department. The participants got an insight on various aspects of fisheries such as Hatchery and Brackish water cage farming in Karwar where the technologies for such culture are developed by Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI). The participants also visited College of Fisheries, Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI), Karnataka Fisheries development Cooperation (KFDC), at Mangalore.

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2.Exposure visit to Chennai from 14th to 20th February, 2016

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A Seven days study tour was carried out to Chennai for nine fishermen from Goenchya Ramponkarancho Ekvott, Cansaulim and four officials of the Department from 14th to 20th February, 2016. The team visited various institutions like Central Institute of Fisheries Nautical and Engineering Training (CIFNET), Central Institute for Brackish Water Aquaculture (CIBA), Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) followed by fish, shrimp, lobster and crab hatchery (Rajiv Gandhi Center for Aquaculture (RGCA) Hatchery). Participants gained knowledge on various technology developed by such institute for culture purpose.

3. Exposure visit to Gujarat from 22nd to 27th February, 2016

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A study tour of thirteen fishermen from Bal Tarun Kshatriya Maratha Kharvi Samaj, Velim, Salcete and four officials of Fisheries Department was conducted from 22nd to 27th February, 2016 at Surat, Gujarat under the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY). All the participants got an insight of fisheries activities like shrimp farming, fresh water hatcheries in Ukai Fisheries Office, stocking of reservoir in Ukai Dam, ornamental fish breeding etc. The participants also vited Dholai Fishing Port in which the participants were briefed about how the marine fishing activity is carried out.

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