Kamalanagar, 13 February, 2022: The CADC fish seed hatchery under construction at Dulubonya with funding under MLA Local Area Development Fund, 2021-2022 was visited yesterday by Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma, Hon’ble Chief Executive Member, CADC accompanied by Dg. Amit Kumar Chakma, EM, i/c Fishery, Dg. Lokhidhan Chakma, Dy. Chairman, Dg. Uday Tongchangya, MDC, Dg. Hara Prasad Chakma, DAO and Dg. H. Nutan Chakma, DCFDO.
The construction at a cost of Rs.20 lakhs includes a water storage tank of 45,000 litres capacity, a circular breeding pool, two hatching pools, a spawn collection chamber, a spawn packing cum rest shed, five nursery ponds and one brood fish stocking pond.
The CEM, CADC was all praise for the fishery department, the implementing agency with the quality of work. The CEM expressed the need for construction of a chawkider quarter and fencing the area with wire mesh while assuring the department for fund provision in the CADC budget.
The hatchery will be ready for production within the end of this year and will be inaugurated by Dr. B.D. Chakma, Hon’ble MLA. The hatchery once ready for production will do away dependency on outsourcing of fish seed supply for fish farmers in CADC. It will also be a great source of revenue for CADC. Published by Information & Public Relations Dept., CADC