Role & Function :
The Office of the Fishery Officer, Sohra Sub-Division, Sohra came into existence during the year 1984.During this time,the Office starts functioning at the rented house in Saitsohpen and the Administrative set-up of the Office consists of 1(one) Fishery Officer,1(one)Assistant Fishery Officer,2(two) Fishery Demonstrators, 1(one) L.D.A.,1(one) Peon and 1(one) Chowkidar. The main function of this Office is to assist the Superintendent of Fisheries,East Khasi Hills,Shillong in implementation of different developmental schemes. The main objective of setting-up of this Office is to build a close relationship between the Government and the people in the rural area of the Sub-Division for smooth implementation of the different Fisheries Schemes and also to improve the economic condition of the people through Fisheries sector.
During the year 1987 the Government has allotted a plot of land measuring about 20,000 sq.m.for a permanent Office building in which an Office Building and a Chowkidar’s Quarter has been constructed in this campus. From 1989 this Office has started functioning in its own Office Building till date.
With a view to bridge a gap between demand and supply for fish in the State,the following Schemes have been successfully implemented by this Office for the benefit and better livelihood of the people :-
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Meghalaya State Aquaculture Mission (MSAM) (From Dependence to Self Sufficiency) : -
The following are the main objectives of this Aquaculture Mission :-
Area expansion through individual ponds.
Area expansion through community water bodies.
Productivity enhancement through reclamation of marshy, swampy areas and Bheels.
Stocking of fingerlings in reservoirs, lakes and other smaller water bodies.
Fish seed production through Government Hatcheries.
Fish seed production through private entrepreneurs
Fish Disease management – Establishing Laboratories
Pre &Post – Harvesting infrastructure
Creation and strengthening of the Fishery and Multi- purpose Co operatives Society
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