Fingerlings distributed to flood-hit farmers

Kayah State Fishery Department provides fingerlings to the three farmers in Ngupalot Ward, Dimawhso Township as their fish ponds are submerged by the floods in mid-June. Photo: MNA
Kayah State Fishery Department provides fingerlings to the three farmers in Ngupalot Ward, Dimawhso Township as their fish ponds are submerged by the floods in mid-June. Photo: MNA

Authorities distributed fingerlings to fish farmers who faced floods in Ngupalot Ward, Dimawhso Township, Kayah State, yesterday.
The Kayah State Fishery Department of Ministry of Agricultural, Livestock and Irrigation handed over fingerlings to three farmers who lost fishes from their ponds in recent flooding downstream of Ngupalot dam.
The heavy rain hit Dimawhso in mid-June flooding their fish ponds on 17 June. The department provided a total of 20,000 Rohu fish fingerlings to the three fish farmers.
According to the fishery department, the nine fish breeding ponds are 6.48 acre in total.
The fishermen received the aid in the presence of State Minister for Agricultural, Livestock and Irrigation U Boss Ko, State Hluttaw MP U Ceral Thein Aung, State Fishery Department head Dr. Nyunt Wai and staff, Township Administrators U Nyan Hlaing, departmental officials and local fish breeders. — Yiral (Dimawhso)

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