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CM for advanced scientific methods in pisciculture

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Nov 2 - Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal ceremonially launched the flagship scheme of the State fishery department, �Ghare Ghare Pukhuri, Ghare Ghare Maach� at a programme held at the Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra here today.

The scheme is proposed to be implemented with loan assistance from NABARD and financial assistance from Chief Minister Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana (CMSGUY) Mega Mission Society. With a financial allocation of Rs 186.13 crore, this scheme will be executed in all districts of the State with a target to benefit ten thousand beneficiaries.

The scheme aims at digging a 1,811-hectare area of new ponds in a bid to produce 6350 MT fish additionally in Assam.

Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Sonowal called upon the beneficiaries under the scheme to take up advanced scientific methods in pisciculture, saying that rivers like the mighty Brahmaputra and its tributaries as well as the water-bodies in the State hold immense potential for fish production in a natural environment.

�Economic self-reliance will help the farmers of the State to enjoy a dignified life. Our government has already unleashed strong measures to boost farmers� income and �Ghare Ghare Pukhuri, Ghare Ghare Maach� is a major intervention in this direction,� he said adding that in sync with the Central government�s schemes like �Mudra Yojana�, �Krishi Sinchai Yojana�, Fasal Bima Yojana� etc., the State government already rolled out CMSGUY in the State to leverage farm income.

Appreciating the fishery department for its significant role in augmenting fish production in the State to the tune of 20,000 MT last year, Sonowal observed that involvement of public in successful implementation of government schemes is very important and they must take a proactive role in this regard. He also urged the youths to take up benefits of the government initiatives to make them economically self-sufficient and contribute in strengthening the economy of the State.

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CM for advanced scientific methods in pisciculture

GUWAHATI, Nov 2 - Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal ceremonially launched the flagship scheme of the State fishery department, �Ghare Ghare Pukhuri, Ghare Ghare Maach� at a programme held at the Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra here today.

The scheme is proposed to be implemented with loan assistance from NABARD and financial assistance from Chief Minister Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana (CMSGUY) Mega Mission Society. With a financial allocation of Rs 186.13 crore, this scheme will be executed in all districts of the State with a target to benefit ten thousand beneficiaries.

The scheme aims at digging a 1,811-hectare area of new ponds in a bid to produce 6350 MT fish additionally in Assam.

Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Sonowal called upon the beneficiaries under the scheme to take up advanced scientific methods in pisciculture, saying that rivers like the mighty Brahmaputra and its tributaries as well as the water-bodies in the State hold immense potential for fish production in a natural environment.

�Economic self-reliance will help the farmers of the State to enjoy a dignified life. Our government has already unleashed strong measures to boost farmers� income and �Ghare Ghare Pukhuri, Ghare Ghare Maach� is a major intervention in this direction,� he said adding that in sync with the Central government�s schemes like �Mudra Yojana�, �Krishi Sinchai Yojana�, Fasal Bima Yojana� etc., the State government already rolled out CMSGUY in the State to leverage farm income.

Appreciating the fishery department for its significant role in augmenting fish production in the State to the tune of 20,000 MT last year, Sonowal observed that involvement of public in successful implementation of government schemes is very important and they must take a proactive role in this regard. He also urged the youths to take up benefits of the government initiatives to make them economically self-sufficient and contribute in strengthening the economy of the State.

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