Farm ponds to be set up to breed fish fingerlings

August 26, 2016 12:00 am | Updated 05:59 am IST - SALEM:

The government has proposed to set up farm ponds for breeding fish fingerlings with a subsidy of Rs. 2.10 lakh.

The government under the National Agricultural Development Programme (NADP) is encouraging farmers to set up farm ponds at an outlay of Rs. 5 lakh on their own lands for breeding fish fingerlings during 2016-17.

Interested farmers can contact the Assistant Director, Department of Fisheries, Mettur Dam over phone 04298 244045 and collect the application forms. They should submit the applications with all the needed information and documents.

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