Jammu gets first hygienic Fish Marketing complex
Jammu gets first hygienic Fish Marketing complex
jkupdate.com | 05-Jan-2019 09:21 AM
There is good news for fish food lovers of Jammu as the first hygienic retail and wholesale fish marketing complex was on Friday thrown open here at Narwal.
JAMMU: There is good news for fish food lovers of Jammu as the first hygienic retail and wholesale fish marketing complex was on Friday thrown open here at Narwal.
Principal Secretary Animal, Sheep and Fisheries Department Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon inaugurated the market. Jammu Municipal Commissioner Pankaj Magotra, Director Fisheries R. N. Pandita and other officials of fisheries department, district administration and JMC, besides fish traders and customers were present on the occasion.
Dr Samoon said the market is equipped with all latest facilities like deep freezers, air conditioning etc. He said this market will cater to the need for sale in an organised way for the private entrepreneurs, as well as the fishermen community.
Dr Samoon had a detailed tour of the facility and asked for its optimal utilization. He stressed on providing best and satisfactory customer service besides providing best facilities including ice plant for preservation of fish stocks to the sellers.
Saying that hygiene shall be priority, Dr Samoon asked for regular monitoring of material being sold at the market.
“We will ensure that a dedicated team under the supervision of JMC health officer will check the food items being sold here on daily basis. Public health is our priority and it will be maintained as one of the well-organised and well-maintained fish markets in India,” Dr Samoon told officials.
He asked officers for segregation and disposal of waste on scientific lines at the facility. The JMC commissioner assured the principal secretary of full support in dealing with the waste and other issues at the facility.
Dr Samoon also asked for diversifying the role of the market for ease of customers and making it model one-stop facility of food items with the introduction of meat, eggs, cheese and chicken in wholesale and retail here. “A diagnosis laboratory will also be setup at the facility,” he said.
He asked officials and fish traders to keep different varieties of fish including famed trout fish of Kashmir for fish food lovers.
Fish traders’ delegation thanked Dr Samoon for the facility which would help the sector and boost economy of the people associated with the trade.
A large number of prospective buyers had also come to buy fish on the inauguration day.
On the occasion, three registered fishermen of Jammu division were provided Auto Rickshaws for efficient transportation of produce from their fish farms to the newly setup fish market to enhance their economic profile.
Tags: JKupdate Jammu News fish marketing complex Narwal Principal Secretary Fisheries Department Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon
1 of 40
PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti to contest Lok Sabha election from Anantnag
2 of 40
Shah Faesal says his party won’t contest upcoming Lok Sabha polls
3 of 40
Militant hideout busted in Pulwama
4 of 40
SSB trooper hospitalized after “misfire” from his rifle in Srinagar
5 of 40
Mysterious fire damages official record, computer systems of ARTO offi..
6 of 40
Work on Mendhar Mini-Sectt abandoned for 8 yrs
7 of 40
Two persons killed as landslides hits vehicle
8 of 40
After Jamaat, Centre bans JKLF, cites separatism
9 of 40
Jammu Sanskriti School, Jammu celebrates graduation ceremony cum grand..
10 of 40
Islamic State recruiter of India killed in Syria
11 of 40
Hajin encounter: 2 militants, minor boy killed
12 of 40
Two gunfights underway in Sopore, Shopian
13 of 40
Two militants killed, three paratroopers injured in ongoing Baramulla ..
14 of 40
India’s deepest shaft cave discovered in Meghalaya
15 of 40
Militant killed in ongoing Hajin encounter
16 of 40
Soldier martyred in Pakistan ceasefire violation in JK
17 of 40
Rizwan may have died due to ‘Multiple Injuries’: Report
18 of 40
Two policemen injured in grenade attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore
19 of 40
Police arrests Sarpanch in attempt to murder case
20 of 40
No ‘Holi’ celebrations at Raj Bhavan this Year: Governor
21 of 40
Celebration of Holi at Jammu Sanskriti School Kathua
22 of 40
Civilian injured in Pak shelling succumbs in Srinagar hospital
23 of 40
J&K teen takes home Shaurya Chakra for taking on militants
24 of 40
JRL calls for shutdown tomorrow against custodial death of Jamaat-e-Is..
25 of 40
NIA denies detaining Awantipora teacher who died in police custody
26 of 40
OGW escapes from Srinagar court, searches launched
27 of 40
Transformer burnt, Lower Salwah Village without power
28 of 40
ECI issues election notification for Baramulla, Jammu Lok Sabha seats
29 of 40
Army soldier martyred, three others injured as Pakistani army attacked..
30 of 40
Governor inaugurates 31st Police Public Mela
31 of 40
Sangeet Natak Academy’s Acting Training Workshop Concludes at SMVDU
32 of 40
Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar dies at his Panaji home. He was 63
33 of 40
Governor express grief over demise of Manohar Parrikar
34 of 40
BDO Mankote cheats his people,founds absent from his office
35 of 40
The Shri Ram Universal School Celebrated a two day extravaganza of Spo..
36 of 40
Shah Faesal launches Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement
37 of 40
Poll alliance with Congress only after seat sharing agreement: Omar
38 of 40
Villagers protest, demand upgradation of High School
39 of 40
PSO of former MLC injured in accidental fire
40 of 40
Omar Will Become Chief Minister, Announces NC Chief Farooq Abdullah