SRINAGAR: Department of Fisheries on Wednesday provided 2 crafts/boats to self help groups of fishermen community of the Dal Lake.
During the year 2017-18, under Blue Revolution scheme, the office was allotted 2 crafts in order to distribute them among the fishermen community of the Dal Circle. In this regard, applications were invited from the registered fishermen of the Dal Circle, an official handout read.
For fair selection, a committee was constituted for survey and identification of the self help groups/ beneficiaries and the committee furnished a list of 6 self help groups belonging to the fishermen community of the Dal Lake against the allotment of these two crafts. Later on, the final selection was made by District-level Steering Committee constituted by the District Development Commissioner, Srinagar through draw system drawn on 24 March, 2018, it added.