500 kg sold in 3 days
BANDIPORA, Apr 21: Known for its trout fish farming Bandipora district has witnessed a remarkable surge in the sale of trout fish ahead of the festival of Eid-ul-Fitr.
Officials of Bandipora Fisheries Department told Kashmir Despatch, a whopping 500kg of trout fish was sold in just three days, generating significant revenue for the local economy and providing a much-needed boost to the fish farming industry in the region.
Trout fish, which is highly sought-after for its delicate taste and nutritional value, has seen a surge in demand in the lead-up to the festive season. Private and departmental fish farms in the region have witnessed record sales of trout fish, with Khawaja Fisheries of Sumlar village alone selling 200kg of fish.
The Bandipora Fisheries Department, which is responsible for the promotion and development of fish farming in the region, has played a crucial role in this success. The department has implemented several initiatives to increase the production of fish, including the establishment of fish farms, provision of technical support, and training programs for fish farmers. These efforts have not only resulted in the production of high-quality fish but have also contributed significantly to the local economy.
The surge in demand for trout fish ahead of Eid-al-Fitr has come as a welcome relief to the local fish farmers, who have struggled to make ends meet. The sale of 300 kg of trout fish in just three days has provided a much-needed boost to their livelihoods and has given them hope for a brighter future.
Local farmers have expressed their joy and appreciation for the Bandipora Fisheries Department, which has played a crucial role in promoting the fish farming industry in the region. The success of the department’s initiatives has not only benefited the local economy but has also helped to promote sustainable farming practices, ensuring the long-term viability of the industry.