Flood causes damage of Rs 500 million in fish super zone

Posted on: August 19, 2017 | views: 107

The Fish Super Zone based in Bara has suffered damage worth Rs 500 million due to inundation by floods triggered by incessant rainfall in the past few weeks in major parts of the tarai.

The Zone designated under the project implemented under the Prime Minister Agriculture Modernization Programme witnessed the heavy loss after 700 metric tonnes of fish were washed away in the flood.

Chief of Prime Minister Agriculture Modernization Project Unit Bara, Yugal Kishor Tiwari said that the fish ponds spread in 700 hectares of land were damaged leading to such huge loss.