Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Bellampalli celebrated World Fisheries Day at Front Line Demonstration fish pond of farmer Sri. Rajalingu of Peddannapalli Village, Bellampalli Mandal, Mancherial district. World Fisheries Day is celebrated every year on November 21st to highlight the importance of healthy oceans ecosystem and to ensure sustainable stocks of fisheries in the world. The programme was celebrated by fishing communities through rallies, workshops, public meetings, cultural dramas, exhibition, and music shows mainly to train the aqua farmers and other stakeholders. For the above programme, Dr M.Rajeshwar Naik, Programme Coordinator attended as chief guest to address the gathering and enlighted the aqua farmers regarding the importance of Fisheries and its nutrition. India is currently world 2nd largest producer of fish. In India Gujarat is leading state in marine fish production and Andhra Pradesh is highest production of inland fish. Indian fisheries and aquaculture is an important sector of food production providing nutritional security and gainful employment to more than 14 million people Fish is one of the healthy foods with good amount of nutrients like Proteins, Vitamin D, minerals and rich in omega 3 fatty acids. He stated that this activity helps to increase the fish production, attain sustainable farmer’s income and improve their socio-economic standard of living. The total fish production during 2017-18 is estimated to be 12.60 million metric tonnes, of which nearly 65% is from the inland sector and about 50% of the total production is from culture fisheries and constitutes about 6.3% of the global fish production.