Fish production as well as fish consumption at present has increased in the state which is one of the factors for economic development of the state. Pisciculture plays a special role in the state’s economy, said Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb after inaugurating one-day State-Level Workshop on Biofloc Fish Farming at Rabindra Bawan on Wednesday. The Chief Minister also launched “Mukhyamantri Nibir Matsyachash Prakapa in the programme.
Successful Biofloc fish farmers of eight districts of the state were felicitated
The Chief Minister said, there is scope for huge income generation in short span of time through fish farming.
The amount of fish consumption has increased in past 4 years to 25:53 kilograms per head. Fish farming area has increased by 8.20%. Fih mongers have increased by 4.62% Fish production has increased by 5.97%. Success is being achieved due to simplifications in distribution process of different facilities, financial assistance by identifying fishermen at all levels of the site. The self-esteem of fishermen at all levels of the state has been ensure at present.