Suman Singha*& Janardan Jeeb
aSecretary, SAKHI, Antarathari, Madhubani, Bihar
bPrincipal Scientist, ICAR-RCER, Patna, Bihar, India
Received:22Jan.,2012; Revised 12th June.,2012
Abstract : The article deals with the scientific approach for empowering the socio economically challenged fisher community of Antarathari block of Madhubani district, North Bihar by motivating them to adopt the Makhana cultivation with R & D approach. The statistics of Makhana cultivation produce has supported the hypothesis that it can easily elivate the socio economic condition of fisherman of this locality who target only fish in their net but ignore the Makhana submerged plants. It is therefore a good measure for livelihood security.