MLA Bandipora distributes Bicycles among fishermen
BANDIPORA:MLA Bandipora Usmaan Majid today distributed 112 Bicycles among the fishermen of Brandipora Constituency at a function held at Fish Hachery Shokbaba Bandipora.
The function was organised by Fisheries Department Bandipora under Blue Revolution Scheme.
The objective of the scheme is to induce the interest of Fish Farmers and to facilitate them timely marketing of fish.
Speaking on the occasion, the MLA said that there is a tremendous scope of fish farming in the district owing to its natural water resources.
He impressed upon the concerned Officers to initiate a mass awareness programme in the district regarding various schemes launched by the government for the welfare of fishermen community.
He appealed youth to avail benefits from various welfare schemes and boost the fisheries sector, adding that every kind of technical guidence and financial assistance is available for them.
Assistant Director (AD) fisheries, Sajjad Hussain on the occasion said that the department is providing 150 Bicycles to the fishermen, of which 112 Bicycles distributed today while as rest 38 Bicycles would be distributed in Sumbal shortly.