NARSINGDI, Mar 14 (BSS): Fish farming in cage, a new devised technology of fish scientist, has changed the life and brings fortune to a number of youths in Narsingdi district.
District Fisheries office sources said a number of youths in Narsingdi Sadar, Raipura and Monohardi upazilas have been engaged in cultivation of Monosex Tilapies fish in the floating cages in the Meghna river and its branches.
Besides a number of youths in Monohardi upazila have been cultivating the same fish in the floating cages in Arialkha River.
Raihan Sarker of Dattapara area in Narsingdi Pourashava first started fish farming in cage in Meghna River in 2011 with only four cages experimentally. After getting positive result he increased the number of cages. At present he is cultivating fish in 150 cages and every four month he produce 300 to 400 kg fish from each cage.
Seeing the success of Raihan Sarker and with the co-operation of local fisheries department, over 350 youths has been successfully engaged in cultivation of Tilapies fish in 820 cages in Sadar, Raipura and Monohardi upazilas of Narsingdi district.
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