Shri.Radha Mohan Singh, former Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare and Member of Parliament and Chairperson, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Railways visited ICAR-CIBA on 6th January 2020 and interacted with the scientists. He appreciated the efforts of CIBA in providing technology support to the brackishwater aquaculture sector and working with farmers on partnership mode. He opined that the ICAR institutes need to engage with Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVK) to transfer their technologies to the farming community. Integration of crops with livestock and fisheries is the best farming system model for our farmers and allied sectors like horticulture, animal husbandry and fisheries offer promising scope for the future agricultural development he articulated. Dr.K.K.Vijayan, Director, CIBA received the honourable guest and explained him the current research programmes of the institute and conveyed his gratefulness to him for visiting the institute despite his other pre-occupations.