Assistance to Pisciculturists:
- The Department has been assisting fish farmers through supply/distribution of fast growing compatible major carp seeds at 50% subsidized rates so as to augment more fish production in the state. During 2019-2020, an amount of Rs. 30.00 lakhs has been earmarked to undertake this activity.
- Side by side, compatible Prawn seeds (Post Larvae) produced through artificial seawater in vitro conditions at Nathanglu Prawn hatchery, Mokokchung are being successfully propagated to a large section of pisciculturists for mono- culture or polyculture practices during the 2019-2020, a sum of 5.00 lakhs has been earmarked for breeding of prawn.
- In addition to the above, the Department has earmarked 3.00 lakhs for induced breeding programme for the year 2019-2020.