Cage Fish Farming to Begin in a Month

Published: 21st November 2015 06:59 AM  |   Last Updated: 21st November 2015 06:59 AM   |  A+A-

KOCHI: If all goes as per plans the `6 crore cage fish farm tourism project which is progressing on five acres at Mundamveli will be completed within a month. N Venugopal, chairman of GCDA, who is spearheading the project, informed in a statement that the project will go functional within one month.

“The construction of a pond and walkway has reached its final stage and most probably it will be completed as per our fixed schedule. As per our order 30 cages and 30 air injectors will reach here within days. The fodder for the fish will be also arrive soon,” said N Venugopal who inspected the spot the other day.

He also said that the PH value of water in the pond shall be tested before installing the cages. Meanwhile, demands have come from different quarters to construct a Korean based bridge after demolishing the existing Nambyapuram bridge in order to arrange facilities for the fish boats to reach the site through the canal. “We will examine the possibility of constructing a 20 meter long Korean based bridge. For fund for the project, we will apply for the MLA and MP fund. If that doesn’t work then the project will be started by including it under the developmental projects of GCDA,” said Venugopal.

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