MSc (Gauhati) PhD (Gauhati)
Fish Biology and Fishery Science
Department of Zoology, Gauhati University has established the Aquaculture & Biodiversity Centre (ABC) in 2012, in the heart of Gauhati University (GU), Guwahati, Assam with the financial assistance from UGC under the SAP program (with thrust area Aquaculture & Biodiversity), DBT- GOI, DST-GOI, ICAR-GOI & NFDB, Hyderabad to pursue cutting-edge research in field of Aquaculture & Fish Biodiversity.
Our vision is to convert the Centre as an Institute for Advance studies in Aquaculture, and to promote applied & cutting-edge research in the field. And our mission is to (1) explore and adopt new scientific approaches for the conservation of fish faunal diversity of NE India and to (2) promote applied research in the field of Aquaculture.
ABC has been playing pivotal role in imparting training & demonstration to entrepreneurs and progressive farmers of the State as well as NE. Training / demonstration activities on the following have been imparted
Beneficiary Entrepreneurs / farmers: 1000 Nos Adopted villages: 5 nos in Kamrup (Rural) and Baksa districts.