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Jammu and Kashmir: No more sale of fish at Govt sale outlets September 15,2020   |  Source: Kashmir Observer

Principal Secretary, Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries Department, Navin K. Choudhary, reviewed implementation of Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY) here today. The meeting was attended by Director Fisheries, Mohammad Amin, Director Finance, Imtiyaz Ahmad Wani, Director Planning, Girdhari Lal and all Joint Directors of Fisheries Department.

Navin Choudhary asked the officers to give wide publicity to Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana to build entrepreneurship in the sector besides addressing critical gaps in fish production, productivity, quality, technology, post harvest infrastructure management, modernization and strengthening of value chain and traceability. The scheme focuses on doubling fish farmer’s income and fish production, sustain growth of 9% in fisheries sector, increase fish productivity from 3 tons to 5 tons per hectare in addition to introduction of new technologies like Recirculatory AquaCulture System and Biofloc Aquaponics, he added.

The Principal Secretary asked Director Fisheries to seek more funds under beneficiary-oriented components of the scheme besides laying focus on creation of market infrastructure and fish packaging especially value addition to promote trout exports. The Principal Secretary asked the officers to provide

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