The Vidarbha Economic Development Council (VED) is holding a free webinar for the public on â€œOpportunities & Challenges in Fisheriesâ€ in Vidarbha on Sunday, 11th Oct 2020 at 5.00 pm. under VEDâ€™s initiative in the Agro & Allied Services Forum with Pankaj Mahajan as the Chairman of the Forum.
In Vidarbha there are numerous water-bodies with several of them perennial, so fisheries can be big business. VED wishes to see how to scale up the fisheries business, explore the opportunities andÂ see how they can be developed. A cooperative fishing society has financial limitations so financial entrepreneurs should enter the field bringing in bring technology for enhancement.
The eminent panelists at the webinar would be Dr. Kapil Chandrayan, Former Expert Member, Vidarbha Statutory Development Board, Sachin Belsare, Asst. Professor, Dept of Aquatic Environment Management, College of Fisheries Science, MAFSU, R.B. Vyada, Regional Dy. Commissioner, Fisheries, Govt. of Maharashtra, Nagpur Division, andÂ Vijay Shikhare, Regional Dy. Commissioner, Fisheries, Govt. of Maharashtra,Â Amravati Division.