Hon’ble SC Welfare, ARD, Fisheries Minister Sudhangshu Das visited the Khowrabil Fisheries Project at Kailashahar under Unakoti district on Thursday (4th May, 2023). Khowrabil Fishery Project is the largest fishery center in Unkoti district. This project covers an area of about 100 acres. The minister visited the project for the first time after becoming the minister and held a meeting with the Fisheries. The minister inquired about what benefits the people have received and what facilities are currently needed. A member of the Panchayat Samiti and a fisherman of the area, Durlav Nama, handed over a memorandum to the minister with the ten-point demand of the fishermen.
The minister assured the fishermen after receiving this memorandum that he will send the demands contained in this letter to the various departments and read the demands under his department. The minister’s message that the fish of this bill should be produced twice. The Government and the department are on the side.The Minister expressed hope that Khowrabil will be focused on developing a tourist center. The people of the area were discussed for about an hour. SDM Pradip Sarkar, Municipal Council Chairperson Chapla Rani Debroy, Vice Chairperson Nitish Dey, Unkoti Zilla Parishad Member Md. Badruzzaman, officials and many other dignitaries were present.