With AsiaвЂ™s largest fisheries farm in South KashmirвЂ™s Anantnag district emerging since the best producer of rainbow trout in the world, private farms are taking to trout rearing and finding it commercially viable
The weekend getaway of Kokernag, 22km from Anantnag, is home to AsiaвЂ™s largest fisheries farm this is certainly emerging while the best producer of rainbow trout on earth.
Spread over 20 hectares, the farm was put up 36 years back with support from the European Economic Committee. It started with a hatchery that is single has now been upgraded to three hatcheries that supply millions of eyed ova and seeds to beneficiaries, including private fish farmers. (more…)