Steps afoot to make sheep, fish farming preferred ventures: Samoon

A delegation of young aspiring entrepreneurs also called on him and discussed various policies and incentives in fish and sheep sector.

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Srinagar, Publish Date: Oct 12 2018 12:48AM | Updated Date: Oct 12 2018 12:48AM
Steps afoot to make sheep, fish farming preferred ventures: SamoonFile Photo

Principal Secretary, animal, sheep and fisheries departments, AsgarSamoon on Thursday said department has embarked on a mission mode to make sheep rearing and fish farming one of the preferred business ventures in the state.

According to an official spokesperson, Samoon said this while meeting delegations from different areas of Kashmir who had called on him and sought his intervention to redress their grievances.

A delegation of young aspiring entrepreneurs also called on him and discussed various policies and incentives in fish and sheep sector.

A delegation from Bandipora area who reside on the banks of the Wullar Lake sought his intervention in expanding the role of fisheries department for their welfare.

Similarly, other delegations from Khimber, Sumbal and other areas sought his intervention to solve their local grievances. Samoon on the spot directed the concerned officers to solve their issues within stipulated time and said that department is working on a road map to empower the fishing and shepherd community.

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