Sopore November 23: In order to boost and upgrade the livelihood of fishermen, Department of Fisheries Sopore in North Kashmir’s Baramulla District on Thursday distributed 65 bicycles among the registered fishermen of different areas of Sopore constituency.
On the occasion MLA Sopore Haji Abdul Rashid Dar, Additional Deputy commissioner Sopore Khursheed Ahmad Shah and assistant director fisheries Abdul Ahad Mir distributed bicycles among the 65 beneficiaries, under the centrally sponsored scheme”Blue Revolution.”
Speaking on this occasion, Assistant Director Fisheries Abdul Ahad Mir said all the registered fishermen will be covered under the scheme. He said the bicycles would help the fishermen in marketing which in turn would boost their trade, economy and to improve their livelihood.
He said that the department was providing other schemes including monetary help for the construction of their houses to the fishermen, Auto Loan. he said we have issued helpline numbers for fisheries in an ongoing problems,he said.
2015 Kashmir Despatch