Fisheries to organise trout sale on Thursday

SRINAGAR: The department of Fisheries Monday said it would organise sale of trout fish at Gagribal here on Thursday this week.
“We will conduct sale of tout at the sale outlet Gagribal on Thursday instead of Sunday. The arrangement is to make trout available to consumers ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr,” M M Bazaz, Chief Project Officer (Marketing Division), told Kashmir Reader..
The sale, he said, will be conducted for two hours from 10.30 am on first come first serve basis. Each customer can buy a maximum 2 kilograms of fish priced Rs 400 per Kilogram, he said.
“To maintain the hygiene level of the fish during transportation, the department used its recently refrigerated van for transportation of these fish to the sale centre. The van can maintain the required temperature even in hot weather conditions,” he said.