Shopian: A District Level Committee (DLC) meeting was held Wednesday under the Chairmanship of District Development Commissioner (DDC) Shopian, Sachin Kumar Vaishya at Mini Secretariat Arhama here for implementation of District Fisheries Plan under Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS) Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY).
On the occasion, 13 and 3 beneficiaries were respectively selected through a draw of lots for availing financial assistance to construct their Trout Units and Low Cost Houses under PMMSY .
PMMSY under Aatm Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan is covering all the aspects of fish production and productivity, Post-harvest infrastructure and strengthening of value chain, establishing a Robust Fisheries management framework and Fisher’s welfare.
The department of Fisheries Shopian is providing Rs 2.20 lac, 40 percent financial assistance for construction of Trout Unit and Rs 1.30 lac (100 percent) for construction of low cost house to registered and Fish farmers and are also provided premium less insurance cover of Rs 5.00 lac against accidental death.
Among others, the meeting was attended by SE Hydraulic Circle Pulwama/Shopain, Assistant Commissioner Development, Chief Agriculture Officer, Chief Education Officer, District Head Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Shopain, District Lead Bank Manager, Shopian and Assistant Director Fisheries Shopian.