Imphal, Oct 20: There seems to be no dearth for the fishes this Ningol Chakkouba too as the state produced nearly 85,000 kg of fishes in the fish fair organised by the fishery department of the manipur state Govt. at Hapta Kangjeibung, in Imphal East.
Earlier the government was worried about the possible shortage of fish as the state faced flash flood for five times in the last couple of months.
Chief Minister N. Biren Singh had already announced cash award for the fish farmer who produced most in the fish fair held today.
Dy. Chief Minister N. Joykumar open the fish fair cum fish crop competition.
60 stalls were open today at the fair cum competition.
On the other hand, Central Agricultural University also produced rare Pengba Fish for sales to the people on occasion of the Ningol Chakkouba.
60 stalls opens , nearly 85,000 Kg of fishes produced this year