|Awards||Padma Shri (2020)|
A farmer from Sarkana village of Balasore Sahoo started pisciculture in 1986. He trained many farmers in spawn production through traditional breeding methods. He did not get any financial help from the government. He also trained students of several colleges in Odisha.
Sahoo was conferred with Padma Shri in 2020 for his contribution in animal husbandry.
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