Kolkata Centre

Genesis

Kolkata Centre became a part of CIFE in 1967 although it started out in 1947 as Inland Fisheries Training Centre under the Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute (CIFRI). The present establishment at Salt Lake, Kolkata was inaugurated in 1998 with the primary objective of conducting one year post-graduate certificate course in Inland Fisheries and need-based capsule courses in different aspects of fisheries. These include Carp Breeding and Nursery Management; Integrated Fish Farming; Ornamental Fish Culture and Soil and Water Management in Aquaculture.