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Manipur fish farmer Salam Rohendro Singh conferred with ‘Farmer Innovative Award’

The ‘Farmer Innovative Award’ was presented during the Northeast Krishi Kumbh 2023 held at Umiam, in Meghalaya from January 4 to 6.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 11 Jan 2023, 7:01 pm

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A farmer from Imphal West district, Manipur, Salam Rohendro Singh was conferred with the ‘Farmer Innovative Award’ during the Northeast Krishi Kumbh 2023 held in Meghalaya from January 4 to 6.

Salam Rohendro Singh, an adopted fish farmer from Laphupat Tera of Imphal West district, was honoured with the ‘Farmer Innovative Award’ for his outstanding contribution in the field of reviving the production of Sareng (Wallaho attu) in Manipur along with his fellow fish farmers from Imphal West district.

Salam Rohendro Singh is an adopted farmer of ICAR Krishi Vigyan Kendra Imphal West, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Manipur Centre Lamphelpat. He is equipped with technical aid from the Fishery division of ICAR-Manipur Centre, it mentioned.

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The inaugural function was attended by Union minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar; VC of CAU Anupam Mishra; director of ICAR-Umiam VK Mishra and other officials from the North Eastern states along with the progressive farmers, entrepreneurs, FPOs, SHGs, agri-business incubators and scientists from various states.

The event, organised by ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam, was also participated by the KVKs and farmers from across the country in virtual mode, it mentioned.

The innovators, entrepreneurs, agri-business incubators and SHGs were facilitated for their significant contributions and achievements towards the farming community of the Northeast Region, it added. 

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Salam Rohendro Singh also bagged Haricharan Das Memorial Best Progressive Fish Farmer Award 2022 during an international conference on “Responsible Aquaculture and Sustainable Fisheries Interact (RASHI)” held recently in Agartala.

ALSO READ: Manipur's Salam Rohendro Singh bags Best Progressive Fish Farmer Award 2022

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