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Anantnag, August 04: Principal Secretary Animal /Sheep Husbandry, Fisheries and transport Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon today conducted an extensive tour of Anantnag district were in He visited Panzath Trout Hatchery
The DDC, Anantnag, Mr. Mohammad Younis Malik, Director Fisheries, Mr. R.K.Pandita, Director Animal Husbandry, Kashmir, Joint Director Animal Husbandry & District officers of the Line departments were present during the tour.
Dr. Samoon also inaugurated various new Trout Hatchery houses at Panzath Qazigund.With the coming of these establishments the production of Trout Fish Seed will increase manifold. This will help the district cater the increasing Trout Fish seed demand of the departmental as well as of private units of the state.
During the visit Dr. Samoon was appraised about declaring district Anantnag as a trout district by national fisheries development board, for the development of which a project of Rs.2.192 crores was sanctioned under the scheme “Below Revolution”.
Dr. Asgar Said, Panzath Spring will be maintained by Tourism Department and soon you will see it on Tourism Map and also it’s preservation is our prime motive” to maintain its natural existence.
The Dr. Samoon also inaugurated double story Veterinary Hospital at Larkipora constructed by R&B Division, Qazigund an estimated cost of Rs.30.68 lacs. He also made inauguration of laboratory, vaccine programme and visited various units including poultry rearing yard.