April 2018 Issue
This issue, edited by Prof. (Dr) Mohan Joseph Modayil, focusses on the North East of India. Dr. Deepjyoti Baruah of DCFR has played an important role, interviewing farmers and also helping connecting Fishing Chimes to the researchers focussing on the North – East. Prof. Mohan Joseph Modayil speaks on the Fisheries Development in the North East region. This issue has Interviews of farmers – Mr. Neelam Dutta , Mr Likha Kamin, Mr Soibam Surchandra Singh which were conducted by Dr. Deepjyothi Baruah on behalf of Fishing Chimes. These interviews detail their entrepreneurial journey and their aim in the next couple of years. An insightful interview with the-then Director of Fisheries, Mizoram Mr. Lalhmangaiha by Ms. Sunita Das discusses on food fish, ornamental fishery and reservoir fishery in the state. Scientists from CIFRI, including Dr. Pronob Das, Dr.S.Borah, Dr A.K.Yadav, Dr B.K.Bhattacharjya, Dr D.K.Das discuss on Openwater Fisheries of Assam and Strategies for its Development, which is a very detailed look at openwater fisheries the state has to offer including a SWOT analysis. Dr A.D. Upadhyay, Dr Naresh K. Mehta, Dr Y. Jackie Singh and Dr P. Pal write on Women’s Participation in Value Addition and Trading of Fish in Manipur, IndiaDr. Bipul Kumar Kakati writes on “ Traditional Fish Products of Northeast India and Prevailing Beliefs about Fish and Fish Products – An Overview. Dr. Rajeep Dutta, Dr S.K. Bhagabati and Dr S.Baishya of the College of Fisheries, AAU discuss on the Ichthyo – Faunistic Diversity of Northeast India – Status and Future, Dr. B.K. Bhattacharjya, Dr. Simanku Borah, Dr. Pronob Das, Dr. Deepjyothi Baruah, Dr. N. Subenthung Odyuo, Dr. Kevisa Kense, Dr. Neitho Kuotsu, Dr. Khreizhato Nakhro, Dr. B.K.Das discuss on the Fisheries Resources of Nagaland: Status and Perspectives, Dr. Manas Pratim Dutta discusses Fish Marketing Channels of Northeast India with special reference to Assam, Dr. Deepjyothi Baruah writes on the Scope of Recreational Fisheries in North East India. Dr. Prakash Sharma, Dr. Krishna prasad Sharma, Dr. Debajit Sarma write on Fish Farming in Sikkim : A promising Avenue for Sustainable progress. Dr. Soibam Khogen Singh, Dr. A.S. Barman, Dr. Pradyut Biswas write on “Aquaculture Species Diversification in Tripura” Dr. Yumnam Bedajit, talks on “The Fisheries Scenario of Manipur”, Dr. Shah Mustahid Hussain, R.K.Saha and Mahesh Pathak speak on the Growth Performance of Indian Major Carps in Polyethylene Lined Rainwater Harvest Tank with focus on the Northeast conditions, Dr. B.K. Bhattacharjya, Dr Simanku Borah, Dr Niti Sharma, Dr Bhrigu Moni Dewan and Dr Kapil Deb Nath speak on Amblypharyngodon mola as a candidate species for the floodplain wetlands of Assam, Dr. Rupak Nath, writes on “Sport, Ornamental and Food Fish of Meghalaya – Their Endemic Status and Conservation”Dr. Bibha Chetia Borah writes on Potential Utilisation of Small Homestead Ponds as Component of Family Farming in Assam.