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Manipur farmer leads way in fish farming


Manipur farmer leads way in fish farming

Manipur, Dec 28 (ANI): The concept of fish farming has brought a revolution in landlocked state of Manipur. One person who has completely brought about blue revolution in the state is Soibam Surchandra, proprietor of Surchandra's S Tomba and Sons Penba Farm- the largest producer of Pengba fish in the state.

Apart from supplying the fish in the state, the farmer also exports 'pengba' and 'Ngatonto' to neighboring states like Nagaland, Assam, Mizoram and Tripura. Having acquired a diploma in Fishery Science from Mumbai, Surchandra came back to Manipur and took over his family's 11 hectare fish farming business.

His farm was established at Hiyangthang Mamang Leikai in 1981. He began rearing Pengba in mid 80s.Due to his sheer hard work and utter determination, Surchandra's farm has only seen sharp rise in fish production.

His farm has also provided employment opportunities to a number of youth in his village. Today, Surchandra's farm produces 40-45 metric tons of fish, earning an annual tu

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