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Posts published in “Day: August 18, 2018”

New version of Aquaculture Mission in State soon

HP NEWS SERVICE Nongpoh, Aug 17: Fisheries Minister, Comingone Ymbon today said that the Meghalaya government is soon implementing the next version of Aquaculture Mission with the objective of boosting fish production to meet local demand in the State. “We need more than 27,000 tons of fish annually to meet the local requirement in the State,” he said while inaugurating the first modern and hygienic fish market at Umsning in Ri-Bhoi district. The construction of this new modern and hygienic fish market was funded by the National Fisheries Development Board of India at the estimated cost of Rs 1.6 crore.…