Fisheries directorate to organise Chakaouba fish fair

12 October 2017

IMPHAL | Oct 11

Directorate of Fisheries, Manipur has informed to all the fish farmers of all the districts that the department of Fisheries, Manipur will organise a Fish Fair cum Fish Crop competition, 2017 on October 20 on the eve of Nongol Chakouba festival. 

A release said that the interested fish farmers can participate in the said fair under the terms and conditions that they should produce at least 1000 kg of fish, they should sell their fish at the rate fixed by the department for the said competition, one stall will be provided for each eligible fish farmers and the department will bear transportation charges for the participating fish farmers.

Stating that the cash prizes will be awarded to the prize winners, it said that all the interested fish farmers can apply or contact the district fishery officers/chief executive officers of the concerned districts on or before October 15.

Further it said that Rs. 1, 00, 000, Rs. 70, 000 and Rs. 50, 000 will be awarded to the first, second and third positions respectively and highest producer of indigenous fish will be given Rs, 20, 000 while consolation prize of Rs. 10000 will be awarded.


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