Cage Fish Culture Cluster Project reviewed

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Staff Reporter

Secretary Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries South Punjab, Sarfraz Magsi accompanied by Director General Fisheries and Wildlife South Punjab Dr Khalid Pervez visited the Cage Fish Culture Cluster Development Project of the Fisheries Department at
Head Panjnad.

He said that according to the vision of Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan, this project is very important to meet the nutritional needs of the country, in which fish production can be increased by using natural water resources. The project is still in
the early stages.

He directed to work diligently for timely completion of the project to benefit the masses and exchequer alike.

During briefing about the project, Assistant Director Muhammad Ali Gohar said that the project provides a lot of productivity in less space.

This project is a milestone in the supply of high quality protein from fish production for the nutritional needs of
the country. By 2023-24, 5,000 cages will be installed across Punjab. In which 80% subsidy is being given to fish farmers. Fish farmers will also be given regular training in this modern technique.