National Research & Development Centre for Aquaculture
Gelephu, Sarpang Dzongkhag
there is available in Bhutan a range of easily adoptable and sustainable
aquacultural technologies having the potential to contribute positively to
realizing the national aspiration of securing livelihood and nutrition, and
reducing import of essential aqua-commodities.
through research easily adoptable and sustainable aquacultural technologies
that are amenable to being adopted at all scales of operation for producing
essential aqua-commodities such as fish.
the dissemination of aquacultural technologies in the country.
the development of end users’ competence to adopt and gainfully utilize
available high quality live inputs – such as fingerlings – of aquacultural
technologies and facilitate access to them by end users.
- Spearhead aquaculture research to
generate aquacultural technologies;
- Coordinate the production and
distribution of aquaculture live inputs (fingerlings);
- Engage, as a collaborator, in any
other activities related to production or utilization of aqua-commodities,
cultured or natural, including their import and export;
- Contribute directly to the
preservation of the natural aquatic environmental integrity.
- Contribute directly to the conservation of
the endangered Golden Mahaseer (Tor putitora).