Minister for Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries, Abdul Gani Kohli today held a meeting with the officers of Animal, Sheep and Fisheries Departments and took stock of the availability of chicken and fish stock on the eve of Eid-ul fitr.
Addressing the meeting, the Minister directed the concerned for ensuring adequate stock of chicken and fish on reasonable rates at Capital cities and district headquarters across the State for the convenience of people. He also appealed people to purchase chicken and fish from sale centres established by departments.
Reviewing the stock position of chicken and fish, the Minister was apprised that the department has kept buffer stocks of chicken for sale at Tankipora, Press Colony, Rawalpora, Jawahar Nagar, Barzulla, Chanapora, Civil Secretariat, Nowhatta, Omarhair, Khanyar, Hariparbhat and Gowkadal.
It was also given out that the department has established a fish sale point of trout fishes at Nehru Park, besides mobile vans would also be pressed into service for sale of trout fish in Srinagar city. Adequate stock of chicken and fish would be made available at district and Tehsil headquarters across the state on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr, the meeting was informed.