The National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB) fundedCapacity Building Training programme on Fishery was organized at 17 KVKs under ICAR-ATARI, Kolkata with the objective to increase fish production, to achieve doubling of exports and provide direct employment and to achieve Blue Revolution in the country. One workshop was organized for the KVK Scientists at the ICAR-ATARI, Kolkata in collaboration with NFDB, Hyderabad to identify the need based area of the particular district in which the training had to impart. Two KVKs from Andaman and Nicobar Islands, 5 KVKs from Bihar state and 10 KVKs from West Bengal state organized total 34 training programmes (two programmes by each KVK)on the identified areas.During the year 2016-17, a total of Rs. 14.93 lakh was sanctioned for the programmes by NFDB in three phases and an amount of Rs. 13.63 lakh wasutilized by the KVKs for imparting training which benefittedaround 800 fish farmers in this Zone.