Trout Fish Earns Rs 1 Cr Revenue For J&K

4 February 2009
The Hindu

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir department on Wednesday said it has clocked revenue to the tune of Rs 1 crore by selling trout fish. Over 20 lakh fingerlings have been produced during the last 10 months in the state, earning a revenue of Rs one crore for the department, the spokesperson of the department said. He said, of the fingerlings produced in the state, 11 lakh fingerlings were produced in the prestigious trout fish farming project at Kokernag in Anantnag district alone. Meanwhile, the meat and wool production has reached two lakh kg and one lakh kg, respectively, in Bandipora district, the spokesman said. He said the sheep and goat population has crossed the target of 2.20 lakh in the district.