Fisheries dept distributes tool kits to fish farmers in Bandipora

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BANDIPORA: The Department of Fisheries, Bandipora on Saturday distributed tool kits among progressive fish farmers of the district under GoI-sponsored ATMA scheme. The kit includes weighing balance (meter type), tub and bucket.
According to an official handout, Director (AD) Fisheries, Sajad Hussain said that the tool kits were provided as a mark of appreciation to the dedicated progressive fish farmers to promote fish culture in the district.
He said in private sector as many as 60 units including 44 carp units and 16 trout units have so for been established “providing lucrative income to number of fish farmers in the district”. He stressed upon the youth especially living on the banks of Wullar Lake, Nallah Madhumati and Nallah Arin to come forward and to take benefits of newly introduced schemes under Blue Revolution, read the handout.