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Dr. Ayan Samaddar
Fisheries Specialist , West Bengal Accelerated Development of Minor Irrigation Project, Government of West Bengal
Kolkata, India
Fisheries Specialist with 3 years research experience in a Project under UGC, Government of India and nearly 7 years of working experience as aquaculture professional and researcher with State Government and World Bank in a livelihood based project at West Bengal, India. Fluent in English and having good writing skills. Willing to relocate in India or Abroad with better opportunity.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Agriculture, Livelihoods, Microfinance, Rural, Urban
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy
Professional Experience:
Project Fellow
Department of Zoology, University of Kalyani (
Sept, 2011 - Sept, 2014

• Recycling of biodegradable organic by-products from animal and plant processing industries as feed stuff for aquaculture to enhance profitability by reducing feed cost for carp and catfish.
• Expertise in qualitative and quantitative determination of essential and non-essential micronutrients like protein, lipid, fibre, moisture, amino acids, fatty acids and minerals in feed sample and in fish body and physic-chemical characteristics of soil and water through High performance liquid chromatographic, Atomic absorption spectrophotometric, Spectrophotometric techniques.
• Expertise in various microbiological quality monitoring, evaluation and intensification through fermentation for nutrients and energy recovery from biodegradable organic by-product’s under laboratory and field condition.
• Expertise in data analyses by applying statistical software like SPSS, Empower-Pro and Mathametica.

Fisheries Specialist
West Bengal Accelerated Development of Minor Irrigation Project
( - World Bank supported
Oct, 2014 – Dec, 2020 at Purulia District, West Bengal, India
& Dec,2020 – Present at Paschim Medinipur District, West Bengal, India

• Expertise in livelihood generation through aquaculture in one of the world’s most extreme socioeconomic and environmental condition enabled me to monitor, evaluate, plan and apply aquaculture as an effective tool for socio economic development by addressing some important issues like against malnutrition, food security, employments generation in rural hemisphere in a strategic manner.
• Fisheries sub-project/program implementation, management and monitoring
• Social audits, input support, stakeholders build up, linking with bank and evaluation of fisheries sub projects.
• Climate smart and gender specific fisheries scheme design, monitoring, management, evaluation and implementation of national and international policies for better outcome.
• Field level data collection, analyses (qualitative & quantitative) by applying statistical software like SPSS, Empower-Pro and Mathametica.
• M.Sc. in Zoology (Fish and fisheries specialization) Passed from University of Kalyani, Ist Division

• Ph.D in Zoology (Thesis Title: Characterization, processing and evaluation of some organic wastes as feed stuff in the formulation of feed for fish)
Available for:
  • Consulting assignments
  • Job opportunities
  • Internships / Fellowships

    Years of Experience:
    5-10 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Bengali
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