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Posts published in “Day: August 20, 2018”

M’laya to breed fish in paddy fields

HP NEWS SERVICE Shillong, Aug 19: Fisheries Minister Comingone Ymbon has said that his department is now taking steps to expand the paddy cum fish culture in the state. “Our goal is to breed fish in the paddy fields. This system will be successful especially with the region’s weather,” Ymbon said while addressing the fish farmers in Shangpung, West Jaintia Hills yesterday. The minister was accompanied by Fisheries Secretary Iona R. Sangma, Director A L Mawlong, Project Director West Jaintia Hills Donny Wahlang, BDO Laskeiñ Ferdinand Basan and officers from the fisheries directorate. According to Ymbon, the waterlogged conditions in…