DODA: The Department of Fisheries carried fish stocking at Baglihar Reservoir to help increase fish production in the district.
Assistant Director Fisheries, Doda, M.M Mintoo said that quality fish seeds procured from Jammu and Kathua has been stocked in the reservoir that would augment fish output in the water bodies, helping the fishermen to reap better harvests.
He said in Doda district 456 Fishermen are registered with the department who earn their livelihood from various fisheries resources of the area.
He also said that Pul Doda to Chanderkote (Baglihar) water reservoir basin is a favorable habitat for the growth and development of the different kind of fish species.
He said that with better and enhanced fish production the department will be able to provide a protein rich commodity to the people of the area.