Wednesday , October 12 2016
Home / News / Telangana govt to promote fisheries in big way

Telangana govt to promote fisheries in big way


Hyderabad: The Telangana government today decided to promote fisheries sector in the state in a big way.

Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao directed that fish be grown in 4,533 tanks in the state at a cost of Rs 48 crore, a release from his office said.

About 37 crore fingerlings would be grown.

Rao ordered fisheries minister T Srinivas Yadav to launch the programme from October 3, it said.

The government decided to provide baby fish hundred per cent free of cost to fishermen as a benefit, it said.

Rao asked MPs, MLCs, MLAs and other public representatives to participate in the programme of releasing baby fish into tanks on October 3, the release added.

Read Also


Hyderabadi pilgrim stopped at Madina Airport