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National Fish Farmers' Day observed

 Source: Chronicle News Service

Imphal, July 11 2022: ICICI Foundation, in association with FIDAM Fish Farmers' Producer Company Ltd, observed National Fish Farmers' Day at Yumnam Khunou, Imphal East district on Monday.

The observance function was attended by CAU deputy director (instruction) Dr Yumnam Bedajit Singh, FI-DAM Fish Farmers' Producer Company Ltd chairman Laitonjam Thoiba Singh and Keinou Gram Panchayat member Bhumen Oinam as presidium members.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr Bedajit highlighted that the observance is held in recognition of the contribution of the fishers to the development of the economy and meeting the food supply demand of the people.

He then lauded the initiatives taken up by ICICI Foundation for improving economy of the state and said that its works to develop the fisheries sector of the state is noteworthy.