Badal, on his return from China, said the Punjabi fish farmers accompanying him were impressed by the latest innovative and technological advancements adopted by their counterparts in China due to which they were getting a record production to 32-33 tonnes fish per hectare as compared to merely six tonnes per hectare in Punjab.
The Chief Minister said, "Punjabi fish farmers with wide horizon and experience can do miracles with their unbounded capacities and capabilities, provided they were supported by the novel technology and expertise."     

He said that his government would soon take up all the issues with the consulate of China through the union government for taking them to the logical end.     

The Chief Minister said that the proposals like setting up of modern Fish feed factory, advance Freshwater fishery centre on the pattern of Freshwater Fishery Research Center (FFRC) Wuxi besides sponsoring the Punjabi students interested in seeking Bachelor and Masters Degree in advanced fisheries from China would be put on the fast track mode by regular monitoring by a special cell to be headed by the Financial Commissioner Animal Husbandry.

He said that he would soon convene a meeting of all the senior officers of the Fisheries department to regularly keep a tab on the progress of these issues besides working out modalities for the proposed MoU to be inked between Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Sciences (JAAS) and Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana.

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