Imphal: Fishery minister S. Rajen Singh has launched Nga Keithel App at INA Hall Moirang, on Monday.
The newly launched App will help the fish farmers of the state to grow. The central government has also launched fishery schemes and also benefited the farmers, Rajen said.
Loktak Livelihood Mission has been introduced to help the fish farmers particularly in Bishnupur district. The expenditure to purchase fish from outside has been reduced. Different schemes such as biofloc, PPP model of government fish farms, DBT to the farmers, loan to the cooperative societies, subsidy scheme etc. have been introduced. Entrepreneurs have also been encouraged by presenting awards and incentives, he added.
MLA P. Saratchandra Singh said people of Moirang and surrounding areas have is connected to Loktak lake. There is an inseparable relationship between this lake and the people of this region.
He suggested that launching of such apps will play the connectivity role amongst the fish farmers of the state.