Silchar, Nov 26: A review meeting was held at the conference hall of Chief Minister’s residence on Thursday,where Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal has reviewed the overall progress and status of the Fishery Department in presence of Minister for Fisheries, Parimal Suklabaidya. While expressing his pleasure In the review meeting Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal said” I am very much delighted to know that Assam Fishery Department has received four prestigious National Awards on the occasion of World Fisheries Day on November 21,2020 at New Delhi”.
It is pertinent to mention here that Fishery Department,Assam has received 4awards from Ministry of Animal Husbandry,Dairing and Fisheries Government of India, the awards are Best Hilly & NE State by Assam ,Best Hilly & NE District by Nagaon District ,Best Quasi Govt. Organization by FISHFED,Assam and Best Fish Farmers from Hilly & NE States by Amal Medhi,Nalbari.
In the meeting the fishery department has been asked to give more attention to fish value added products prepartion so that talented young generation come forward due to huge profits from such endeavour .Rakesh Kumar, Commissioner and Secy, Fishery, Director of Fisheries,Assam, District Fisheries Devlopment Officer,Nagaon,MD,FISHFED were present in the meeting.