PULWAMA, Minister of State for Fisheries, Mir Zahoor Ahmad, today inspected the proposed site for Fish Market in the district. Deputy Commissioner Pulwama Muneer-ul-Islam and senior officers of district administration accompanied the Minister.
The Minister directed the concerned to prepare a DPR for establishing the fish market on modern lines in Pulwama and “submit it to the concerned quarters so that the funds could be arranged for the purpose,” an official handout said.
In his interaction with the officers of the department, the Minister was apprised of the activities related to fisheries in the district.
Zahoor said that the need for establishing of a hygienic and scientific fish market with all the modern facilities was much felt in the district and directed the concerned to take necessary steps so that work on it could be started soon.
He also directed the officers to identify sites for establishing fish farms in the district.