Special Correspondent

PUDUKOTTAI: Collector A.Suganthi on Monday handed over certificate of registration to the owners of seven brackish water shrimp farms in Pudukottai district.

The Collector said that the district administration had recommended to the Coastal Aquaculture Authority of India (CAAI) for registration of 15 brackish water shrimp farms in the district after inspection of which the CAAI had granted permission for registration of seven farms in the district.

Ms Suganthi appealed to the owners of the farms to follow the rules and regulations of the CAAI and the production of shrimps. Assistant Director of Fisheries V.Chandrakasan and Inspector of Fisheries K.Thirunavukkarasu were present while the Collector was distributing the registration certificates to the shrimp farm owners.