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Arunachal Pradesh: Fisheries dept to explore and popularise Trout culture April 25,2016   |  Source: The Arunachal Times

The Fisheries department has decided to adhere to the state government’s decision to explore and popularize trout culture in private sector and market linkage. Accordingly, construction of new ponds, expansion of paddy-cum-fish culture to other districts in line with the practices of Ziro valley ornamental pisciculture, trout culture in private sector will be promoted, stated an official release. The decision was taken in the Annual Development Agenda 2016-17 cum schemes review meeting of last two years of the Department of Fisheries on Friday at Itanagar. Commissioner (Fisheries) Huzar Lollen chaired the meeting which was attended by the directorate officials and District Fisheries Development Officers (DFDOs) from the districts. The meeting also decided to take up the “Commercial Fisheries Enterprise” for unemployed fisheries graduates so that self-employment and income generation opportunities could be created. Addressing the meeting, Lollen expressed the hope that TFC and RKVY commercial Fish Farming scheme would be a success. Accordingly, he directed all DFDOs to follow up the activities through regular field visits. The Commissioner also emphasized on the outcome of all the schemes and suggested to shun the schemes which has neither helped the department in


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