Fisheries Research Centre
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Office:-Near Vidhan Shabha,sector-2 Shalimar, Dhurwa, Ranchi,
Ashok Kumar Singh (Assistant Director of Fisheries Research Center)
Telephone No:-0651-2440885

Fisheries Research Centre Ranchi is a state level research centre under Directorate of fisheries, Jharkhand. The main objective of the Fisheries Research Centre is to provide the technical support to the fish farmers and enhance overall growth of fish production in the state.

The objectives of the Fisheries Research Centre can be summarised as follows:

  • To conduct basic, strategic and applied research in freshwater aquaculture..
  • Production of spawn and quality of fish seeds by induced breeding using hormones and high quality of brooders.
  • Providing special training and equipment, Colour fish seed and brooders to women for ornamental fish culture to increase their economy by self employment.
  • Demonstration of new species in the climatic conditions of Jharkhand and recommend culture technique to fish farmers.
  • Identification of fish diseases if any and their treatment.
  • Organising training and workshop for Para-fish-friends to enable them technically sound for fish culture.
  • Analysis of soil and water parameters of ponds by Para-fish-friends and suggesting the fish farmers accordingly to use organic and inorganic fertilisers and lime.
  • To make fish farmer familiar with the use of artificial fish feed.
  • Creating awareness among farmers by exhibition and seminars.

Infrastructure At The Main Campus

Infrastructures at the main campus include fish farm spread over 20 acres, Carp Breeding Hatchery, Laboratory,Museum ,Integrated Fish Farm Ornamental fish breeding and Research Center, Floating Feed Preparation unit and Modern state of art audio visual Facilities.

1 Fish Seed Distribution 55 Lakh 55.10Lakh
2 Spawn Production -- 204 Lakh
3 Analysis of Soil & water by para matsya mitra 4000 4500
4 Experimental Culter of
(i) anabus testudineus
(ii)clarios batrachus
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