Trout hatcheries at Doori, Doda on anvil: J&K Govt
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Last Updated: Friday, March 30, 2012, 17:18
  
Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir government on Fraiday said that government proposes to establish trout hatcheries at Doori and Marmat Doda and for the purpose necessary steps have been initiated by the department.

Replying to a question by member Abdul Majid Wani in the Legislative Assembly today, the Minister of State for Fisheries, Aijaz Ahmed Khan said that government proposes to establish trout hatcheries at Doori and Marmat Doda and for the purpose necessary steps have been initiated by the department.

He said nearly one acre of land at Doori have been identified and the land acquisition mater taken up with the revenue department for developing trout hatchery.

In this regard, the department has prepared a project report of Rs 51 lakh and the execution of the project would be started after transferring the land to the fisheries department, he said.

The minister said that in order to develop fish production in Doda constituency, one trout race way have been constructed at Udhampur under RKVY, besides carp ponds have been constructed in the area during last three years under Prime Minister's package.

As many as 8 awareness camps have been also conducted for implementing the programmes of the department for fish farming in private sector, the minister said.

PTI


First Published: Friday, March 30, 2012, 17:18


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