Srinagar : The department of Fisheries District Ganderbal organized training cum awareness programme for private fish farmers of the District under centrally Sponsored scheme ATMA at trout culture farm Mammer.
The fish farmers from various parts of the District participated in the programme.
The farmers were imparted training regarding modern practices of trout/carp culture. Sub Divisional Magistrate Kangan G.M Mir was the chief guest at the occasion. While speaking on the occasion Mir emphasized the fish growers to adopt fish culture practices on modern lines so that they can earn their livelihood out of their available resources.
Assistant Director Fisheries Ganderbal Mr. Abdul Ahad Mir also gave brief presentation about fish culture and the importance of training programmes. The progressive fish growers also highlighted their achievements and shared their success stories during the programme.
The fish farmers projected their problems before the departmental officers who in turn assured them that their genuine demands will be properly fulfilled in a time bound manner. The farmers were also provided technical demonstration at different pond sites to educate them about the latest techniques of fish farming. It was informed that so far 44 numbers of fish growers are rearing trout fish and 49 numbers of carp ponds have been established under the carp sector in the district.
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