Cage fish farming introduced in Naxal-affected Jharkhand

Cage fish farming is proving to be a boon for the people in Naxal-affected areas of Chandil in Jharkhand. The introduction of cage fish farming has boosted fish production in the area. The initiative taken by the government, under the National Mission for Protein Supplement, is aimed at overall development of the area by generating employment opportunities for the people. Cage fish farming technique has been introduced for the first time in Chandil town of Seraikela Kharsawan district. The cages made of steel are water-resistant and are covered with nets.