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Arrangements for fish availability on Shivratri made

12:02 AM Mar 09, 2024 IST | GK NEWS SERVICE
arrangements for fish availability on shivratri made
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Jammu, Mar 8: The Department of Fisheries has made adequate arrangement for supplying and ensuring sufficient quantity of different species of fresh fish across the Union Territory among the common masses in general and Pandit community in particular on the auspicious occasion of Shivratri.

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According to a press release, the department established number of stalls in every district besides gearing up Departmental Fish Rearing Units, Sale Centres as well. The mobile vans were also pressed into service for delivery of fresh fish at the door points of consumers. Besides, Trout fish was also transported through refrigerated vehicles at wholesale fish Marketing Centre Narwal Jammu and other centres for the people. A total of 8.810 MT of trout/carb fresh live fish was provided to all the customers.

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Pertinently, the private fish farmers established by the department throughout the UT, also contributed equally in delivering sufficient quantity of fish available on this occasion in their respective area under the overall command and control of the department. The production of fish through private farmers has significantly increased over few years and the department has been able to provide employment to many new entrepreneurs.

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