Reservoir fishery gets fillip

Karimnagar, July 13: The fisheries department has stocked a total of 56.97 lakh of advanced quality fingerlings of major carp variety at a cost of Rs 17.69 lakhs in the LMD reservoir in the town as part of reservoir fishery development programme to benefit about 1,100 fishermen families. A small quantity of 3.07 lakh fish seed was also stocked in the Upper Manair Dam reservoir in Sircilla division in the current year. However, the department is presently enforcing a two months ban on fishing in the two reservoir in view of the breeding season. The ban will be lifted in August.