The National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB) will set up a regional centre in Assam with an investment of Rs50 crore.
In his announcement on Tweeter, the Fisheries Minister of Assam, Parimala Suklabaidya said, “ With the first initiative towards the establishment of regional center for National Fisheries Development Board, Northeast India & especially Assam moves a step closer to take the production, trade & research for the development of the sector to another level”.
The State cabinet has approved 30 bigha government land at Amingaon for setting up the regional center.
Among other facilities, one state-of-the-art brood bank will be set up. The brood bank will provide quality seed to the farmers, thereby increasing fish production in the State. It will also cater to the whole needs of North East region.