Fish farming can help generate revenue: Minister
Srinagar, May 30: Minister of State for Fisheries while highlighting the economic value of fish farming said that the same can be very helpful in generating revenue and avenues of self employment, an official statement said.
The Minister, according to the statement, was speaking on the National Workshop on the Development of Cold Water Fisheries in India, held by Directorate of Fisheries Government of J&K in collaboration with National Fisheries Development Board of Government of India.
Dr. Krishanaya, Chief Executive Officer, National Fisheries Development Board, Dr. Madan Mohan, Additional Director General, Indian Council for Agricultural Research, Dr. Saleem Sultan Executive Director National Fisheries Development Board, Senior Officers from various states, Commissioner Secretary Forest Shant Manu, Director Fisheries T. Angchuk and senior officers of the department and various technical experts also attended.
Calling for a perspective planning for the proper and sustained development of fisheries in the state, the minister said that the topography is suited for the cultivation on large scale and we should explore every possible avenue for the same. He said that the provision for the proper and planned marketing of the fish produce should also be worked out within and across the country.
While complementing the organizers for organizing these types of workshops, the minister said that they are helpful in the exchange of ideas the outcome of which is beneficial in proper planning and also introducing new varieties. He said that by introducing new technologies in fish breeding and farming we can not only increase the quantity but the quality also. Commissioner Secretary Forests Shant Manu while speaking on the occasion also spelt out the new initiatives undertaken by the government for the proper and sustained development of fisheries sector in the state T Angchuk Director Fisheries while speaking on the occasion highlighted the achievements registered by the department and also the successful implementation of various centrally sponsored schemes.
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